Banks try to increase access, security

Thursday, 27 April 2006, 10:08 PM EST

Going to the bank has never been easier, but the convenience of having a teller on virtually every street corner here has also given potential robbers more choices to pick from.

Competition for customers is driving bank expansion throughout the country, fueling the push for extended and increasingly irregular banking hours. Many consumers can now apply for a home equity loan on a Sunday night at the same place where they buy their groceries.

At Wired.

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