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Banks Exclusion. What is the Key to Financial Inclusion?

“Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor,” the American author James Baldwin wrote in 1960.

Today, half of the world’s adult population, approximately 2.5 billion around the world and more than 88 million people in the United States are either under or unbanked and do not have access to traditional bank products and services. 954 more words


You Are Your Own Regulator

> Posted by Sonja Kelly, Fellow, CFI

Sound financial inclusion regulation and policy does not an ethical financial system make. In financial inclusion, we often talk about the importance of consumer protection, industry transparency, and fair market conditions. 798 more words

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Models and Barriers for Financial Inclusion

> Posted by Juan Blanco, Associate, Financial Inclusion 2020, CFI

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Last Friday I attended an event organized by The Guardian and sponsored by Visa called “ 353 more words

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Credit Suisse-Sponsored Event Focuses on Financial Capability and the Policy and Business Case For Youth Financial Inclusion

> Posted by Eric Zuehlke, Web and Communications Director, CFI

With 1.2 billion people, youth between the ages of 15-24 represent approximately 18 percent of the global population, and 87 percent of youth live in developing countries. 704 more words

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Llwyfan cenedlaethol i brosiect ‘Taclo Digartrefedd’ y Ganolfan

Dros yr ychydig flynyddoedd diwethaf, bûm yn ffodus i annerch amrywiol gynadleddau, rhwydweithiau a digwyddiadau eraill ynglŷn â gwaith y prosiect Taclo Digartrefedd trwy Gynhwysiant Ariannol… 490 more words

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Centre’s ‘Tackling Homelessness’ project set for UK bow

Over the last couple of years, I’ve been fortunate to address various conferences, networks and other events on the work of the Tackling Homelessness through Financial Inclusion Project… 393 more words

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New Research on Barriers to Basic Savings Accounts Is a Cautionary Tale for India's Financial Inclusion Push

> Posted by Alexandra Rizzi, Deputy Director, the Smart Campaign

India’s new Prime Minister Narendra Modi created much fanfare and excitement upon the launch of a financial inclusion plan for the millions of unbanked Indians (currently estimated at 40 percent of the entire population). 714 more words

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