Government obligations, Banking services
Government has a responsibility to treat all its citizens with equal concern. It is an undeniable fact that just as citizens have obligations to the government, such as obeying the laws passed by the legislatures and paying taxes, governments must reciprocate the favor to citizens by showing equal concern for all. One can view the relationship between government and citizens as a web of obligations; citizens must respect and obey the government, and government must respect and protect all citizens. In order for government to remain stable and legitimate, the web must be reciprocal; if citizens fail to pay taxes to the government, for example, then government is unlikely to respect and protect its citizens. Likewise, if government does not show equal concern for all citizens, citizens are unlikely to follow laws or pay taxes, therefore limiting or possibly removing virtually all of the government’s power.
Koegen, Cristin, "Banking Services for Low-Income Consumers: Is Everyone Receiving their Fair Share?" (2003). WWU Honors College Senior Projects. 246.
Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
Banks and banking--Customer services--United States; Banks and banking--Service charges--United States; Low-income consumers--United States; Consumer protection--United States; Usury laws--United States
student projects; term papers
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