In the Know: Enabling Financial Capability Along the Road to Financial Inclusion
In the Know is a bi-monthly feature on the LEAD Center blog that will highlight important resources and information about the employment, policy and economic advancement of people with disabilities. To find even more useful resources, visit the LEAD Center Resource Center.
- - - - -
What will it take to achieve a state of full financial inclusion for all people, including individuals with disabilities? In 2011, the Center for Financial Inclusion asked this very question, to which 300 practioners around the globe responded.
In this September 2013 report, the Center for Financial Inclusion highlights survery responses and identifies five priority focus areas. They are:
- Addressing Customer Needs
- Financial Capability
- Client Protection
- Credit Reporting
The report details a “roadmap” for each of the five areas and maps out the vision, challenges and opportunities for each focus area.