MetLife Foundation

Primary tabs

MetLife Foundation

News and announcements about MetLife Foundation's $200 million commitmemt to Financial Inclusion. To learn more visit

Content from this campaign

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
MoneyFellows Wins MetLife Foundation Financial Innovation Competition Powered by Verb, Secures $50,000 Grant
CAIRO, Egypt, December 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ - MoneyFellows of Egypt has been announced winner of the MetLife Foundation Inclusion Plus competition in Egypt & Lebanon. The competition was open to entrepreneurs, businesses and non-profit organizations and aimed to discover innovative solutions to promote financial capability and...
Dec 11, 2017 10:55 AM ET
Sharing Insights: Bringing a Customer-centric Focus to the Financial Inclusion Community
Customer centricity is a win-win strategy no matter who your clients are; but for institutions looking to serve financially vulnerable populations around the world, such wins can have a tremendous positive impact on the economic livelihoods and future prosperity of their customers.   To help these organizations overcome the challenges of modernizing strategies to be more customer-...
Nov 29, 2017 8:35 AM ET