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Multipliers of Prosperity: The Rise of Skills-Based Volunteerism
by MetLife Foundation Since the company’s founding in 1868, MetLife has strived to strengthen the communities where we work, not only through the core business of protecting life and health but also through philanthropic support for health, education, housing, and, more recently, through MetLife Foundation’s focus on financial inclusion. Philanthropic support is not limited to...
Jun 11, 2018 8:45 AM ET
MetLife Foundation and Verb Launch Competition to Improve Financial Health in the U.S.
NEW YORK, April 9, 2018 /3BL Media/ – MetLife Foundation and Verb announced today the launch of Inclusion Plus in the United States as part of a global competition for entrepreneurs, nonprofits and other social impact organizations focused on addressing the financial health needs of low- to moderate-income people. The...
Apr 9, 2018 10:00 AM ET
Getting Real About Innovation: Why Accion’s U.S. Network Made the Leap to Digitize Its Lending Operations
Technology can be a double-edged sword – especially when it comes to small business lending. While there’s plenty of justified excitement over the potential of providing underserved SMEs with fast access to loans through digital platforms, there are also considerable reasons for caution. Though alternative lending products can boost access, many lack transparency regarding the true cost of the...
Jan 31, 2018 10:35 AM ET
Financial Services for Real People: Using Behavioral Science to Boost Financial Health in Latin America
Managing day-to-day finances and planning for the future are quite complex. We rely on products and services to keep us on track with these tasks, yet many tools fail to account for common human tendencies, such as prioritizing the present over the future and putting off tedious tasks. These tendencies, although universal and understandable, have serious ramifications for the financial health...
Dec 18, 2017 10:15 AM ET
Should We Be Talking About Financial Health Instead of Inclusion?
Carrie Creasey is a Program Specialist for MetLife Foundation, where she manages global grant-making, impact evaluation, and strategic storytelling to support the Foundation’s mission to accelerate the financial well-being of low-income people globally. Through partnerships with over 170 financial inclusion organizations across 40 countries, the Foundation has committed more than USD 170...
Dec 13, 2017 9:05 AM ET