Today's Links 09/24

Top link: Finding A Door Into Banking, Walmart Prepares To Offer Checking Accounts

  • Why should you care? Here comes Wal-Bank. After years of thwarted efforts to break into banking, Walmart is making its biggest foray yet into everyday financial services. Walmart, the nation’s largest retailer, is teaming up with Green Dot, known for its prepaid payment cards, to supply checking accounts to almost anyone over 18 who passes an ID check.

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Posted on September 24, 2014 .