Tag: Underbanked

Financial Services for the Underserved – Part 1: The Challenge

This three-part series will discuss the underserved, a population of Americans whose financial needs are not entirely being met by mainstream financial services institutions- Earlier this year, NPR posted an article (1) about the US Postal Service, which, in the absence of growing mail volumes and associated revenues, is exploring new revenue channels. According to…

Fifth Avenue vs. Main Street Underbanked

UPDATE, 11/20/14: My associate Sabrina Anthony wrote a blog about her millennial son and credit.  With Black Friday and the holiday shopping season upon us, remember the words of Ben Franklin: ‘Rather go to bed without dinner than to rise in debt.” My childhood was spent in a town where Main Street was the place…