1. Lisa Servon: Better banking


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    Lisa Servon performs immersive study like working in check-cashing facilities to better understand how to improve poor Americans' financial services. “Poor people know best what they need. It is not the policy makers and the researchers.”

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    • OpenIDEO Financial Empowerment Challenge Intro Video


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      The wellbeing of communities depends on the wellbeing of their members – and financial stability is at the core of our potential to thrive. Yet all too often, individuals and families aren’t connected with the basic financial services, educational resources and dedicated support they need to make choices that will lead to healthier lives and stronger communities. In our Financial Empowerment Challenge, sponsored by the 3,500 credit unions that form CO-OP Financial Services, and MasterCard, we’ll explore how we might harness the inherent power of our communities to ensure everyone has access to the knowledge and resources that lead to better financial futures.

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      • [Animation] Five Talents: Microfinance for the Marginalised


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        A glimpse into the world of Five Talents

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        • Voices from the Field, Vol. II (2011): The First Fifty Years


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          Dive into Accion's rich history and learn about our work over the years.

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          • Made of Money - QSA


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            Made of Money, a project of east London charity Quaker Social Action, supports families on a low income as they talk, listen and learn about money and its impact on their lives. Parents and families who have taken part in Made of Money, and QSA staff, talk here about the stresses and strains of bringing up a family on a limited budget and how the practical and emotional support of Made of Money helps families take positive steps to deal with the problems money, and lack of money, can cause. The film was made through the generous support of the City Bridge Trust, one of QSA’s funders, and is directed by Thomas Stark Holland of Utmost Media Limited.

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            • About First Access


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              • Voices from the Field, Vol. II (2011): This is What We Do


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                Travel around the world and learn about how Accion makes lasting change.

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                • "Microfinance Minutes" - Biometric Banking


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                  Noting the many challenges faced by microentrepreneurs, Esteban Altschul, Accion’s Chief Operating Officer, highlights a new technology being rolled out to bring the bank to the client.

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                  • Voices from the Field, Vol. II (2011): A Day in the Life


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                    From California to Cameroon, Accion's clients work hard every day to expand their businesses and provide for their families.

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                    • Cloud Money: Halsey Minor on The Keiser Report, June 2015


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                      Fresh off their appearance at #MoneyConf, Halsey Minor and Max Keiser reconvene for an episode of The Keiser Report to talk Cloud Money, remittances, the future of bitcoin, and more.

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