@redoak every now and then i am reminded that the US has no functional banking system and

@redoak the specifics seem sort of... underwhelming, but still. just the idea is a start.

@brennen obviously more would be better, but at the same time, i know i wouldn't be underwhelmed if i were using a check-cashing place and suddenly had this option instead

@redoak yeah, totally. early 2000s me with the shitty temp jobs and no trustworthy local bank and whatnot would have used something like this.

@redoak now if they'd just evolve it into a fullbore bank with real services and also get good at delivering the mail again...

@redoak making post offices into useful sites of multiple civic services??

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