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Microlending Failures: How to Ensure Success and Ethical Practice

The New York Times reports that, “Micro lending is losing its halo in many countries”. It was the darling of the economic development world and its greatest advocate won a Nobel Prize.  The idea is excellent and is still working in many places. But there are two challenges that are often not taking into account […]

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Financial Effectiveness: Q & A with LearnVest

In my Oct. 25 post, I referred to an artice by Dan Mascai, in Fast Company‘s October 2010 issue.  He offers a great example of  the financial industry engaging in what I call Customer Social Responsibility. Alexa von Tobel, a former Morgan Stanley employee after graduating from Harvard, started LearnVest. It targets women under forty, who are very […]

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