Business & Economics, Banks & Banking
Origins of the Community Development Financial Institutions Movement by Clifford N. Rosenthal
Decades before Occupy Wall Street challenged the American financial system, activists began organizing alternatives to provide capital to “unbankable” communities and the poor. With roots in the civil rights, anti-poverty, and other progressive ...
Exposing The Sources of Income Inequality by Wayne D. Armitstead
We all heard so much about the Global Financial Crisis in 2008—it was in the news every day for many months. Some countries, like Greece and Portugal, were nearly bankrupted, and we heard a lot about Americans losing their homes. • Do you ...
Financial Inclusion at the Bottom of the Pyramid
by Carol Realini and Karl Mehta
As incredible as it may seem in this hyper-connected, technologically advanced era, half the planet’s population exist as “Financial nomads”—those who nourish and shelter themselves without using traditional banking services. While the wealthy live ...