cash register antique-Gladtobeout MorguefileBy big city standards, Peter Breiter, 41, is an unusual banker. He left a bigger bank, where it was all “sell, sell, sell”, to settle in the tiny southern German village of Gammesfeld and write transaction slips by hand for its 500 inhabitants.

The job required him to work with an adding machine and typewriter, without computers.

Breiter, a keen mathematician, says taking up this job in 2008 was the best decision he ever made.

Rooted in communities, small banks like this dominate the German banking landscape.

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