Financial Inclusion

The Financial Inclusion Challenge: Celebrating Innovative Solutions

Meet the Financial Inclusion Challenge finalists, then cast your vote between June 17 and June 26 for the competition’s People’s Choice winner
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By Nandika Madgavkar, Assistant Vice President for Corporate Responsibility, MetLife Inc.  

We all love to be heard and what can be better than being heard so that we can have a positive impact on individuals and communities who need it most. Now is your chance! 

MetLife Foundation's Annual Report on Financial Inclusion - Pillar 1: Access & Knowledge

Increasing low- income families’ readiness, willingness, and ability to engage with the financial sector..
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MetLife Military Veteran’s Network (MVET) introduced the Foundation to VeteransPlus, a national not-for-profit serving veterans and active duty military personnel.

Metlife Foundation Makes Significant Progress Towards $200 Million, Five Year Commitment to Financial Inclusion

The Newly Released 2014 Annual Report Highlights Key Achievements and Opportunities
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NEW YORK, June 15, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Today, MetLife Foundation released its 2014 Annual Report, Into Action, highlighting its activities and showcasing a broad array of partners, grantees and activities.

Financial Solutions Lab SM Announces Winners of $3 Million Cash Flow Management Competition

Center for Financial Services Innovation and JPMorgan Chase today commit capital and technical assistance to nine innovative fintech organizations solving cash flow management challenge
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CHICAGO, June 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today the Financial Solutions Lab (“FinLab”) announced nine financial technology innovators as the winners of its $3 million, inaugural competition aimed at identifying solutions that help households better manage their finances on a tight budget. Each winner will receive $250,000 in capital and additional resources to test and expand the availability of their products and services.  Winners are building solutions to help people save, manage their finances, access short-term credit and reduce debt - addressing a financial challenge faced

MetLife Foundation Sponsors ‘The Financial Inclusion Challenge’

The Challenge, Developed in Conjunction with the Wall Street Journal, Launches in Asia
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HONG KONG, March 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Today, MetLife Foundation announced its exclusive sponsorship and launch of The Financial Inclusion Challenge.

Plight of the Unbanked Women in Emerging Markets is Focus of Visa

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While there are Chase, TD Bank and Citi branches on virtually every corner in Manhattan, attendees at a United Nations women’s empowerment conference today in New York are being reminded that 2.5 billion people are still unbanked.

The topic of financial inclusion is a theme at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s International Women’s Day Forum.  Several hundred corporate, non-profit and CSR professionals are attending the event.

Include Women: The Social and Financial Inclusion of Women and Girls with Disabilities

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The institutionalization and segregation of people with disabilities is one of the great human rights challenges of our time. Women and girls with disabilities are at especially great risk of social and economic exclusion because of both their gender and their disability. Between discriminatory laws and practices, as well as stigmatizing attitudes and beliefs, there is little to prevent the institutionalization of people with disabilities.

MetLife Foundation: Access to Insights Overview

MetLife Foundation supports the sharing of research and ideas with the financial inclusion community
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MetLife Foundation's commitment to providing underserved communities with access to knoweldge and services also supports the sharing of research and ideas with the financial inclusion community.

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How Banks Will Profit by Rethinking Their Purpose

New research outlines a new path for banks in society
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A new study from FSG outlines a new path for banks in society.

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A new study from FSG outlines a new path for banks in society.

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