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Blog / October 31, 2014

The FAIV: Week of October 27, 2014

1. Financial Inclusion:  Lisa Servon asks: Are banks too expensive to use? The New York Times 2. Savings:  A newly launched micro-pension platform in India links employers and domestic...

Blog / October 30, 2014

New USFD Household Profile

Each of the U.S. Financial Diaries' Household Profiles presents the financial life of one family in the USFD study. While these families are not necessarily...

Blog / October 29, 2014

Financial Access 101: Why Savings Groups Work

Our recent Financial Access 101 video provided an introduction to savings groups - a common tool used around the world to help poor families build savings and better manage their financial lives....

Blog / October 24, 2014

The FAIV: Week of October 20, 2014

1. Financial Inclusion: Dean Karlan asks: If microcredit has reached maturity, what's next for the financial inclusion movement? SSIR 2. Impact Evaluations:  It may take a long time, a...

Blog / October 17, 2014

The FAIV: Week of October 13, 2014

1. SMEs: SMEs in the developing world are sometimes too big to access a microloan but too small to attract major investors or capital.  Could crowdfunding offer a solution?  InfoDev 2....