Millions of Americans are financially excluded from the banking system, which makes them even more vulnerable during the current crisis.
Grameen Bank has potential to increase financial inclusion in Australia but regulation is holding it back.
Banking in a highly financialised society like Britain could be seen as akin to a fundamental human right.
Students from poorer backgrounds feel anxious, ashamed and stressed in the middle-class environment of a university.
The number of Australians getting caught in a repetitive cycle of payday loans is growing, but in many cases they have little choice.
Almost 3 million adult Australians are entirely or severely excluded from mainstream financial services including bank loans…