A Financial Capability Hat Trick

November 3, 2017 11:30

Many initiatives to address the challenges of the underbanked or unbanked aim to either broaden access to financial services or provide education that encourages sensible use of already available financial services. Although there is no doubt these are important elements of financial capability, there is a third element—often overlooked, however—that is also essential to improving …
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Revealed: How the world’s poorest people face a bill of US $321 for beans over rice LONDON UK – October 16, 2017 – The cost of a plate of food in the world’s poorest countries can reach hundreds of US dollars in purchasing power equivalent, new research from the World Food Programme and Mastercard has …
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India is full of small vendors – streets are always buzzing with shopkeepers on both sides. For quite some time, commerce is still done the old-fashioned way with cash. I moved to India after spending more than 17 years in the US and have continued to wonder why even some of the largest merchants in …
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New Research Grants Support Small Businesses and Sustainable Economic Development PURCHASE, N.Y. – June 20, 2017 – Mastercard and the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth today announced the findings of a multi-city inclusive growth initiative and three new grants supporting research and programs to help ensure more Americans can benefit from a growing economy. The …
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Research indicates need to integrate access to goods, services and finances in digital format Purchase, NY and Englewood, CO – June 20, 2017 – With more than 65 million people around the world currently displaced from their homes due to political conflict and natural disasters, there is a growing need to find better ways for …
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