Financial literacy for the poor: why it matters.

Money management is a critical life skill. Those without it are often forced into a downward cycle of poverty and missed financial opportunity. Even minor setbacks can be devastating. The impoverished in developing countries are at an even greater disadvantage because of the general lack of financial education, fewer resources and challenging socio-economic conditions. Financial […]

Small loans translate into empowered recipients and donors.

For recipients of micro loans, a small amount of money and a short amount of time can transform their lives. Similarly, in one short year, FIU Micro-Lenders has rapidly progressed and succeeded. Having begun as a community service project in the Business in Society course, part of the College of Business Administration’s BBA+ Weekend program, […]