Tag Archives: infrastructure

Mapping Financial Opportunity: Can Post Offices Increase Access to Financial Services?

A post by: Mathieu Despard, University of Michigan Terri Friedline, University of Kansas Does the availability of financial services and post offices vary by geography and community characteristics? This is one of the questions we’re trying to answer through the Mapping Financial Opportunity project. The short answer is yes. We recently released five research reports […]

When Financial Inclusion becomes an argument for keeping posts alive

In a recent article, a Trade Union in Ireland stated: “People trust organisations like the post office and the credit union. However,  the post office alone has a single, coherent accessible infrastructure that can  deliver the banking solution that will help to achieve financial inclusion” Read more This article confirms that the two key factors […]