Survey: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Having Banks of All Sizes

ABA Banking Journal
Wednesday, July 19, 2017

According to a survey recently conducted by the American Bankers Association, Americans overwhelmingly believe that our economy needs banks of all sizes, and a majority is concerned about the falling number of banks. The survey demonstrated that Americans widely understand the benefits that banks bring to their communities: 79% agreed that they play an important role through financial education offerings and community event sponsorships, and 87% agreed that they help support local businesses.