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Alternative Data in America: Policy and Concerns

Successful in their home countries, many skilled migrants in the U.S. need to start over when it comes to their credit files. Is alternative data the way forward for them and for Americans on the credit margins? This is the third in the “Data Protection and Financial Inclusion: Why It Matters” blog series.

By Sezgi Guler-Fuechec
Jan 28, 2020

6 Tips for a Stronger Application: HBS-Accion Program on Strategic Leadership in Inclusive Finance

Being to the point, on topic, and not being shy about reaching out with questions are good tactics.

By Tess Johnson & Madeleine Longwell
Jan 16, 2020

Data Consent: Let’s Share the Burden for Effective Consumer Protection

Our fast-changing digital times and the lack of clarity on the interpretation of current regulations mean that informed consent is hard to come by in financial inclusion. This is the second in the "Data Protection and Financial Inclusion: Why It Matters" blog series.

By Ethan Loufield & Shweta Vashisht
Jan 15, 2020

Data Protection and Financial Inclusion: Why It Matters (Introduction)

A new CFI Blog series delves into the complicated world of enacting and enforcing data protection regulations and legislation that protects consumers.

By Ethan Loufield & Shweta Vashisht
Jan 09, 2020

Advancing Women’s Financial Inclusion: What Does the Global Microscope Tell Us?

Eleven gender-based indicators were added to the mix, but they aren't one-size-fits-all across geographies.

By Mayada El-Zoghbi
Jan 06, 2020

Looking Back at 2019: a Transition, a New Initiative, Sharing Insights and Engaging Our Community

Five highlights from an eventful year at CFI

By Mayada El-Zoghbi
Dec 17, 2019

Financial Literacy for Convicted Felons: A Way to Lower Recidivism?

One way to lower the US incarceration rate could be to give inmates financial knowledge they need to get by upon reentry.

By Rachel Morpeth
Nov 21, 2019

Board Governance for Innovative Companies: 9 Principles for Success

CFI and FMO publish a new resource on board governance for innovative companies serving base-of-pyramid clients. The report is based on advice from peer professionals.

By Ezra Mannix
Nov 18, 2019

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