What Brazil and Malaysia Can Teach the U.S. About Financial Inclusion

Cowper, Bethan
March 2015
American Banker;3/20/2015, Vol. 180 Issue F312, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses some of the lessons the U.S. can learn from the financial inclusion initiatives of other countries. Topics discussed include Malaysia as the self-proclaimed center of financial inclusion with a microfinance framework and an outreach programs at bank branches offering accessible financial planning advice to customers and non-customers and Brazil's use of post offices, lottery outlets and retail vendors to reach poor clients in rural areas.


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