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Local Financial Inclusion Programs Build a Strong Foundation for Financial Well-Being

This is the sixth post in our blog series on financial inclusion. The series provides examples and action steps to help city leaders start or strengthen financial inclusion efforts. 923 more words

Financial Empowerment

The Data Story in the FI2020 Progress Report on Credit Reporting

> Posted by Susy Cheston, Senior Advisor, CFI

Data analytics is a big story these days, and we’re excited about its potential. In fact, we discuss its promise in the Technology, Addressing Customer Needs, and Credit Reporting sections of the… 721 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Building smart national strategies in Latin America: Data – the missing link

María del Rosario Moreno Sánchez

Collecting relevant data to develop smart policies, measuring actual progress of financial inclusion, or setting measurable targets to develop national strategies remain a global challenge to overcome. 1,572 more words

Measuring Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion and central banks

David Bholat, Julia Kowalski and Simon Milward.

Financial inclusion means every adult having access to fair and affordable savings, transactional banking, credit and insurance. It also requires consumers of financial services to be literate around their use. 1,371 more words


Abundance of Small Finance Banks! Courtesy..failure of existing institutions..

In the last few days or months we have witnessed a lot of the work on the small finances. RBI, in line with its intention shown 2 years ago, gave in principle approval to 10 institutions as Small Finance Banks (SFB), 8 of which are MFIs, one is a local area bank and one is commercial vehicle financer. 433 more words

Financial Inclusion

The False God of Innovation

> Posted by Kim Wilson, the Fletcher School, Tufts University

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In the olden days, awards were not given for innovation itself but for how effective an innovation was in relation to the importance of the problem it solved. 800 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

India’s digital banking opportunities–part 2

In the first part of this post, I summarised and linked to some of the recent changes to the Indian banking landscape and the move towards wider financial inclusion. 326 more words

Sanjeev Chhugani