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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Common Cents Lab Report: Hacking Human Behavior to Improve Financial Health
While Common Cents Lab is a research entity, its work does so much more than create interesting research. It creates easier, more intuitive ways for people to save – which is something that most people say they want to do, but find difficult. In 2017, twenty-seven organizations worked with Common Cents Lab to design products or outreach strategies that have helped nearly 500,000 low-...
Mar 5, 2018 8:20 AM ET
Deciphering the Data Deluge: Making Data More Useful for Financial Inclusion
The excitement around Big Data in the financial inclusion space is understandable. Imagine a world where an emerging markets consumer can look at Google Maps and see financial access points throughout their local community, with enough real-time data to choose the financial services that best suit their needs. This scenario isn’t that far-fetched, says Camilla Nestor, CEO of ...
Feb 28, 2018 2:55 PM ET
Accion and MetLife Foundation Announce Expanded Partnership to Advance Financial Inclusion
NEW YORK, February 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Global nonprofit Accion and MetLife Foundation announced today a new partnership to advance financial inclusion for underserved individuals around the world. The project – Building Financial Capabilities and Strengthening Institutions through Customer-Centered Innovations – aims to enhance financial customer engagement by building their...
Feb 26, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Acumen America Makes Its First Financial Inclusion Investment Under New Partnership With Metlife Foundation
First investment, EarnUp, helps low-income Americans manage their debt New York, N.Y., January 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Acumen, the nonprofit global venture fund, today announced its first financial inclusion investment under its Acumen America portfolio. Launched in 2016,...
Jan 10, 2018 9:20 AM ET
Why Gyms Love January: Leveraging Behavioral Economics for Financial Health
By James Militzer People are famously irrational when it comes to financial matters. We can’t seem to resist wasting money on things that we know aren’t beneficial. MetLife Foundation...
Jan 8, 2018 8:00 AM ET