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Low-Income San Franciscans Get Boost into Banking

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Low-Income San Franciscans Get Boost into Banking

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Low-Income San Franciscans Get Boost into Banking

Low-Income San Franciscans Get Boost into Banking

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About 11,000 low-income San Franciscans have opened bank accounts in the past year. The city is working with commercial banks and some nonprofit organizations to help people who have never had checking accounts get into the banking system. Now the National League of Cities wants to see the program become a model for the rest of the nation.