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An Invaluable Treasure: A History of the TSB
     

An Invaluable Treasure: A History of the TSB

by Michael Moss
 

The first British trustee savings banks were founded during the early-19th century to provide a safe repository for the savings of the nation's "industrious poor. The movement grew rapidly, as hundreds of "people's banks" were established. During the 20th century, the TSBs were faced with increasing competition on the high streets, and the decision was made to

Overview

The first British trustee savings banks were founded during the early-19th century to provide a safe repository for the savings of the nation's "industrious poor. The movement grew rapidly, as hundreds of "people's banks" were established. During the 20th century, the TSBs were faced with increasing competition on the high streets, and the decision was made to transform the network of local banks into a major inancial-services company. Michael Moss tells the story of the old TSBs, their staff and customers, and traces their evolution to "the bank that likes to say Yes!"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780297811183
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/1994
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 3.30(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Moss was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2010, and was a finalist for the prize in 1999 and 2006. He is also the recipient of a Loeb Award and an Overseas Press Club citation. Before coming to The New York Times, he was a reporter for The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two sons.

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