U.S. Postal Service

NPR News
2:25 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Post Office Could Rack Up Billions By Offering Money Services

U.S. Postal Service clerks help customers at the Los Feliz Post Office in Los Angeles.
Kevork Djansezian Getty Images

Originally published on Fri February 7, 2014 10:26 am

As the U.S. Postal Service continues to lose money each year, a new report suggests a way to add to its bottom line: offer banklike services, such as a check cashing card that would allow holders to make purchases and pay bills online or even take out small loans. The idea is to provide services that are now unavailable in many communities.

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Economy /Postal Problems
3:04 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Postal Service Braces for Default

U.S. Postal Service Truck
WKU Public Radio

The United States Postal Service will soon default on billions of dollars in payments due to the U.S. Treasury. The situation is adding to the uncertainty about the mail agency's solvency.

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