Unbanked

No fee bank accounts to benefit millions in UK

No fee bank accounts to benefit millions in UK

Up to nine million financially marginalized people in the United Kingdom will benefit from new bank accounts which launched Jan. 1. The new accounts are the byproduct of an agreement between the government and the nine biggest banks which was ...

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The Daily Dig for Sunday, June 14

The Daily Dig for Sunday, June 14

Feds take action against dubious Kickstarter project You knew it was only a matter of time before the feds took action against a failed crowdfunding campaign. Looks like they found a good guinea pig. Joe Mullin reports. Many New Yorkers ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, May 1

The Daily Dig for Friday, May 1

Some great think pieces to get you ready for the weekend   Perils and advantages of the new economy: lessons from the past Disruption has been with us for centuries. Car manufacturers were in their early days. Following the path ...

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The Daily Dig for Friday, March 20

The Daily Dig for Friday, March 20

Asia working harder to reach unbanked There is a dire economic cost in having hundreds of millions of unbanked people in Asia. Decision makers are starting to take steps to address that. Tom Wright reports. Seven reasons why you should ...

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The Daily Dig for Tuesday, Nov. 4

The Daily Dig for Tuesday, Nov. 4

Mobile apps help companies connect to the unbanked Sure seems like a sign that some people make a conscious choice to be unbanked.  Anna Helhoski has more. Crowdhiring?  New site gets VC funding Hiring-Hub allows businesses looking to fill a ...

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The Daily Dig for Sunday, Nov. 2

The Daily Dig for Sunday, Nov. 2

5 tips for crowdfunding success Seymour Segnit has run a successful crowdfunding campaign and is sharing what he learned.  As Thornton Mellon once said, “Copy from the A students.”  Read the article here. “Fearless” definition changes the longer you’ve been ...

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Video: Spent: Looking For Change (Documentary)

Video: Spent: Looking For Change (Documentary)

Spent: Looking for Change is a film about everyday Americans without the financial options most of us take for granted and the movement giving them renewed hope. To find out more and take action, visit http://spentmovie.com/. Turning to pawn shops, ...

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The Daily Dig for Wednesday, Oct. 8

The Daily Dig for Wednesday, Oct. 8

Mobile payments most exciting tech area – Washington Post The brightest minds behind some of the biggest names in technology are putting their brain power behind developing mobile payment systems.  Dominic Basulto has more. Will Costco reach out to the ...

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