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Jarring Numbers on Financial Inclusion Point to Opportunities for Digitizing Payments

New World Bank report for the G20 finds clear evidence that digital payments can reduce cost and increase the security of sending and receiving payments, and help progress towards the goal of broader financial inclusion for economies of all sizes, for governments, and for millions of people not included in the financial system - especially women.

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The Global Findex Gives Answers on Financial Inclusion

The Global Findex is a new database of financial inclusion indicators based on nationally representative surveys of more than 150,000 adults in 148 economies. But what does the data tell us?

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Building a Community to Bring Savings to the Poor

I may have my bias as the host of last month’s Global Savings Forum here in Seattle, but I think it’s fair to say that I wasn’t the only one who felt a new, exciting energy at the gathering.

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