Banks increasingly recognize that the unbanked, individuals who do not have bank accounts, represent a significant untapped market for financial products and services. As a result, they are beginning to tailor their product offerings to draw the unbanked into the financial mainstream. Public sector financial literacy programs provide important support for these efforts.
On This PageJanuary 2003, No. 185a
Tapping the Potential of the Unbanked—Private Sector Interest Increases (Special Issue)
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