20 November 2018

Financial Inclusion

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Khalid ChamiRemitnow - Dubai

Unbanked People and How Remittance can Help Bring People to the Financial System in UAE

07 November 2018  |  3565 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Dubai is a delight to the eyes and to the heart, I am sure you are nodding your head in agreement with what we have just asserted. Rich lifestyle is an attribute that is deeply entrenched in this city, not forgetting that this lifestyle is a fast-moving one which is not only allowing the city to grow but is also breeding growth in its inhabitants....

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What are the Best Ways to Consolidate Debt?

25 July 2018  |  3739 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Finding yourself in a lot of debt is never a fun ordeal, especially if you’ve let the problem go on for a while and don’t see a viable way out. The truth is, most of these situations can be addressed in one way or another, you just need to know what tools are available at your disposal and how to use them properly. Debt consolidation refers to th...

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7 Best Money-Saving Tips For 2018

13 June 2018  |  4221 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Money. There never seems to be enough of it! We live in a world that is not very keen on delayed gratification. So, it can be very hard to fight the temptation to give in to certain purchases in the h...

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Sudhesh Giriyan
Sudhesh GiriyanXpress Money - London

Monopolies Stifling Open Remittances

30 April 2018  |  4174 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Worth over $600 billion to global economies (over $400 billion of that is to developing nations), remittances are big business, and act as a lifeline for millions across the developing world. Yet, de...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

Technology the Answer to Savings Group Linkage

27 April 2018  |  4752 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Technology is essential if linkage is to work for savings group members and for banks. But what technology? A soon-to-be-published report for World Renew documents my research on Savings Group linkage...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

What Could Be Better Than Savings Groups?

21 April 2018  |  5376 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The simple answer: Savings Groups plus access to a formal Financial Services Provider (FSP). Sometimes! A soon-to-be-published report for World Renew documents my research on Savings Group linkages to...

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How Can Fintech Boost the Micro-loan Scene?

25 March 2018  |  6321 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

While the citizens of Norway, Finland, and Denmark all have at least one bank account, there are developing countries like the Central African Republic, Niger, and Madagascar, where the percentage of ...

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Alfred Hannig
Alfred HannigAlliance for Financial Inclusion - Kuala Lumpur

Women’s Financial Inclusion: The Paradigm Shift

19 March 2018  |  2570 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Greater access to financial services for women is considered a key enabler for Gender Equality and Women Empowerment, one of the 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The momentum for fin...

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Naresh Kurup
Naresh KurupCustomerXPs - Bangalore

Augmenting Financial Inclusion Efforts Efficacy in sub-Saharan Africa

19 February 2018  |  3062 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial inclusion plays a vital role in socio-economic development particularly in developing economies. While nations in sub-Saharan Africa have been investing substantial efforts to make financial...

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Brian Richardson
Brian RichardsonWIZZIT - Johannesburg

Cash is the enemy

15 February 2018  |  5387 views  |  13 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

For Financial inclusion to be a reality a number of critical factors need to be in place. There is little or no doubt that the benefits of financial inclusion far outweigh the enormous downsides of an...

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Founded by Graham Seel
Date 27 Apr 2015
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The financial services industry has much to contribute to the UN and World Bank goal of full financial inclusion by 2020. This group will focus on industry contributions, ideas, barriers and enablers.
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