Financial Inclusion

Founded by Graham Seel
Group founded 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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What are the Best Ways to Consolidate Debt?

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 ...

25 Jul 2018
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7 Best Money-Saving Tips For 2018

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...

13 Jun 2018
Sudhesh Giriyan

Monopolies Stifling Open Remittances

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...

30 Apr 2018
Graham Seel

Technology the Answer to Savings Group Linkage

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...

27 Apr 2018
Graham Seel

What Could Be Better Than Savings Groups?

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...

21 Apr 2018
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How Can Fintech Boost the Micro-loan Scene?

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 ...

25 Mar 2018
Alfred Hannig

Women’s Financial Inclusion: The Paradigm Shift

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 fi...

19 Mar 2018
Naresh Kurup

Augmenting Financial Inclusion Efforts Efficacy in sub-Saharan Africa

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...

19 Feb 2018
Brian Richardson

Cash is the enemy

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...

15 Feb 2018
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Role of working capital management in business success

Working capital management has an important role to play in the success of any business enterprise. Over 75% of companies that are running at loss or struggling financially would be profitable and liq...

10 Feb 2018
Ron Delnevo

How Can We Avoid Missing LINK?

The LINK UK ATM Network announced a few months ago that it planned to reduce ATM interchange by 20% over 4 years. This move stunned many observers because LINK interchange is calculated each year usin...

09 Feb 2018
Alfred Hannig

FinTech: What is the Promise for Financial Inclusion?

Around the world, emerging financial technology companies (FinTechs) are disrupting the finance industry. They affect how we save, borrow, make payments and transfer money, both domestically and inter...

30 Jan 2018