Let’s face it, California is a trendsetter. Whether it’s inspiring the world with larger-than-life movie blockbusters or churning out innovative ideas, California can’t help but be a big deal.
It’s that time of year again: a time of fear, mystery, spooky stories, and horror. No I’m not talking about the 2016 presidential election, I’m talking about Halloween!
Many of our customers are small storeowners in Peru, who in 2012 were some of the 6 million Peruvians without any access to banking services. They depended on cash flow and risked not having enough cash or stock to weather the economic times, let alone grow.
If doing the right things were as simple as just knowing the right things to do, then everyone would exercise, eat healthy foods, and save money for a rainy day and retirement. But the reality is that human beings are not purely rational actors.
Northern Kentucky is an interesting place, a sprawling community on the banks of the Ohio River and only minutes from Cincinnati. Being so close to a big city, it would be easy to lose a sense of community and identity, but this isn’t the case here.
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation we believe that financial inclusion is an important prerequisite for economic and social progress. It is indeed alarming that 2 billion people in the world still do not have access to formal financial services.