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How Mobile Banking can Benefit the Unbanked

The “unbanked and underbanked” are terms that are being batted about in the boardrooms of financial institutions around the world. Gradually, executives have woken up to the fact that there are billions of potential customers who are not using their services. In America alone, there … Continue reading

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Design and Financial Inclusion: A Designers Approach to a Tough Issue

Most people don’t think about design principles when they’re wrapping their heads around the problem of financial inclusion. This is why I was so intrigued by a recent article written by Anke Schwittay and Paul Braund. Together, they analyzed the principles of … Continue reading

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How Deep is the Financial Inclusion Problem in the US?

Many people assume that financial inclusion is a reality for everyone in the United States, and that access to financial services isn’t an issue for most people. As pointed out in the recently released movie Spent, the truth is quite different from that … Continue reading

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Personal Challenges of Financial Nomads

Half the world lives without the benefits of financial services. Most of us don’t understand what it means to be a “financial nomad” – living without full access to traditional banking – but the costs are great. To put it … Continue reading

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Three Fundraising Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

One of the most difficult aspects of entrepreneurship is raising the capital required to get a business off the ground. For young entrepreneurs new to the business world, there are some ways to make the task a little less daunting. … Continue reading

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What is a Financial Nomad?

Life is a journey whose destination varies for us all. Where we end up in life is often the product of our decisions, choices and chance. There’s not a single path to follow and many people find themselves becoming financial nomads along … Continue reading

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Five Examples of Financial Inclusion

Everyday, the world in which we live seems to spin faster and faster. While this increased pace is creating plenty of opportunities for success and achievement, it is also creating deep financial rifts between those “who have” and those “who live … Continue reading

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