• Finance

    Financial Inclusion

    We’ve all heard the tales of money being found in the houses of older relatives – the special fund hidden in Grandma’s mattress or the small fortune tucked away in the old suit jacket of Uncle Johnny. What caused people to hide their savings in some household object instead of putting it in a bank account? In the past, surveys showed that those in a lower economic status often didn’t trust banking institutions or they figured bank accounts were too expensive. A movement began for banking and financial services to become available to the “bankless” and under-banked populations. Financial institutions strategically invited those that may be in poor and remote…

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    Fine with Fintech: An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Virtuality

    Technology has been changing our daily processes since the rise of the internet in the late 90s. Society craves new and innovative ways to get things done in a timely and efficient manner. Are you and your business able to sustain relevancy in this era? Have you noticed a shift in the way your customers purchase your items? Are you asked about applications and resources that you aren’t familiar with? All of these questions are common and if you’re able to answer them with confidence, then you are more than likely in line with recent changes. If you are unsure of your business’s technological health, that is nothing to be…