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CGAP 2006-02: Safe and Accessible: Bringing Poor Savers into the Formal Financial System

Despite significant evidence to the contrary, many financial institution managers and policy makers do not believe poor people save money. They tend to assume that poor people are “too poor to save,” that they prefer to consume rather than save excess income, or that when they do save it is only to access a loan.

PinoyME Foundation
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Deshpande, Rahni; microfinance; savings; financial institutions;
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