Saturday, April 16, 2016

The case of the disappearing banks in small-town Iowa

As rural population dwindles, so do small-town banks. (Des Moines Register, 4/16/2016)
The Lucas bank is just one of many in Iowa shuttered in recent years, particularly in the state's rural areas. As more Iowans move to the state's urban areas, bankers say, more rural branches are closing. Mergers and consolidations in the banking industry are also having an effect.

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