Resources: Financial Inclusion

Once you've read the standard introduction to Individual Development Accounts (IDAs), check this out. Jennifer Robson-Haddow lists the practical... April 04, 2011
The best measure of economic health - personal and collective - lies not in spending and consumption, but saving and investment. The individual... June 30, 2011
There is beauty in simplicity, but are there outcomes? The individual development account (IDA) is a straightforward way to get poor people to... July 03, 2011
Many civil society organizations are strategically located to facilitate financial literacy among residents of low-income neighbourhoods that banks... February 15, 2011
Originally, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation expected to fund its support services for young entrepreneurs strictly by private sector donation... March 22, 2011
The Individual Development Account encourages people of lower-income to save (especially for asset development) by matching their savings at various... March 30, 2011
As the banks leave Winnipeg's North End, the pawnshops, cheque cashers, and payday loaners move in. This may reflect the laws of supply, demand, and... July 02, 2011
La simplicité a une certaine beauté, mais donne-t-elle des résultats? Le compte de développement individuel (CDI) est une façon simple et directe d'... July 03, 2011
Since individuals can become engaged in productive activities even if they lack money, LETS can enhance the participation of low-income people in... March 30, 2011
Tens of thousands of low-income people cannot get the full range of financial services that they require. The capacity, expertise, and location... February 15, 2011