Financial Inclusion

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Financial Inclusion

Financial inclusion isn’t a one-size-fits-all process, with more than 2 billion people worldwide living outside the global financial system. The good news: advances in big data and technology along with changes in regulation and creative partnerships between the public and private sectors are providing new pathways to help people gain financial stability.

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Good Intentions Are Not Enough: How Microfinance Can Truly Serve Low-Income Women Entrepreneurs
Written By co-authors:  April Hawkins, assistant vice president of MetLife Foundation, which has a global focus on financial inclusion  Alejandra Rios, director for product development (credit) at...
Nov 28, 2017 9:00 AM ET
EARN in Partnership with MetLife Foundation and Other Funders Approaches Millionth Dollar Saved Nationally
DALLAS, October 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – EARN announced today at #FinCon17 that SaverLife, EARN’s user-centric savings platform initially launched in San Francisco, is on track to pass a million dollars saved by users. To celebrate this milestone, EARN is launching SaverLife nationwide today. Designed to serve consumers making an average income of $25,000, SaverLife is...
Oct 27, 2017 3:00 PM ET
Making Good Work Better
Q&A: Carlos Fonseca, SVP of Marketing Sciences at MetLife You’re a senior leader at MetLife with a very busy schedule, yet you still make time to volunteer. Why is this so important to you? We live in an interconnected world, and I am thankful for my journey in it. Trying to make this world a better place for everybody is a must. This is...
Oct 23, 2017 8:30 AM ET
MetLife Foundation: Empowering Veterans Through Financial Inclusion
When it comes to empowering veterans, #financialinclusion & local credit union partnerships are fundamental.  About MetLife FoundationMetLife Foundation was created in 1976 to continue MetLife’s long tradition of corporate contributions and...
Sep 6, 2017 8:15 AM ET
How Financial Institutions and Fintechs Are Partnering for Inclusion
This report—produced in partnership with the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion (CFI)—examines how partnerships between mainstream financial institutions (e.g., banks, insurers, and payment companies) and fintechs are addressing financial inclusion challenges and expanding access to the formal financial economy for underserved segments of the global population, particularly in emerging...
Aug 17, 2017 8:00 AM ET

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