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Why we should bring back the Postal Banking system

Aug 18, 2014
Almost every other country has a postal banking system that serves low-income customers. Why don't we?
Posted In: post office, UK, U.S. Postal Service, whiteboard

Should the post office sell personal loans?

Feb 11, 2014
Providing basic financial services could bolster the post office's income
Posted In: post office, payday loans, lending

Possible rate hike unites the (postal) classes

Sep 2, 2013
Class division in the United States can be stark, in one small way, tough financial times at the Postal Service are uniting the classes.
Posted In: Postal Service, shipping, post office

Tracking USPS' slow burn: Group mail delivery?

Jul 16, 2013
The greeting card industry has devised a plan to rescue the U.S. Postal Service. Key to the plan is something called "cluster boxes."
Posted In: usps, mail delivery, post office

Tracking my package: A whole new meaning

Jul 3, 2013
All police have to do is ask, and the post office will tell them what kind of mail you've been receiving.
Posted In: post office, U.S. Postal Service, surveillance

The postman will only ring five times a week

Feb 6, 2013
The U.S. Postal Service plans to drop Saturday deliveries, except for packages. But don’t expect the 237-year-old service to disappear.
Posted In: U.S. Postal Service, post office

Postal Service to cut Saturday mail delivery

Feb 6, 2013
The United States Postal Service plans to announce it is suspending regular Saturday letter delivery in an effort to save money.
Posted In: mail, post office, U.S. Postal Service

Post Office decides to keep small posts running

May 9, 2012
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe discusses why the Post Office decided to change a plan to shut down hundreds of rural post offices, the new plan he's proposing, and how much money it will save.
Posted In: Postal Service, U.S. Postal Service, post office

Postal Service cancels rural closings

May 9, 2012
Bowing to pressure from unhappy customers and members of Congress, the U.S. Postal service will not close some 3,600 rural post offices.
Posted In: post office, U.S. Postal Service, mail