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FINX Challenge Reveals “It’s expensive to be poor…”

Not long ago, the Center for Financial Services Innovation organized a group of people from the financial industry and took them on a field trip of sorts. The objective was to determine just how expensive and difficult it can be to be … 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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International Telecommunication Union Steps Forward to Promote Financial Inclusion

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has recently created a focus group whose purpose is to develop different methods of affordable financial services, in hopes of making financial inclusion a reality for the nearly 2.5 billion adults around the world who don’t currently have … 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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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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Four Trends FinTech Entrepreneurs Should Take Note Of

Fintech is always changing, and there are some very interesting trends that are emerging this year. Where in the past, financial services have been targeted primarily towards wealthy clients, companies have begun to recognize that there are vastly underserved segments of … Continue reading

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Why I wrote “BankRUPT – Why Banking is Broken. How it can be Transformed”

With the book coming out next week I decided to blog about how I came to write the book, BANKRUPT Why Banking is Broken. How it can be Transformed.   The book was a decade in the making.   It … Continue reading

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