Microfinance becoming globally recognized, commercial viability improving, Microscope says

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Report by the Economist Intelligence Unit provides global ranking for business environment in microfinance Microfinance is rapidly shifting from a niche product to a globally recognized form of finance, with technology allowing the industry to lend and offer financial services to low-income populations and entrepreneurs around the world, according to …

For Immediate Release: Low-income Communities and the Great Recession: Federation Report Finds CDCUs Still Growing Despite Economy

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Low-income Communities and the Great Recession Federation Report Finds CDCUs Still Growing Despite Economy (July 21, 2010 – New York , NY ) A new study released by the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (Federation) examines the impact of the financial crisis on credit unions that specialize in …