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LifeLock Survey: 75% of Teens Share Too Much Personal Data

Three out of four teens overshare personal information that can make them more vulnerable to online crime, according to the results of a survey released today by LifeLock, Inc. (NYSE: LOCK), an industry leader in identity theft protection. Many teens share data that can leave them susceptible to identity theft and other dangers.  Several types of personal information are being ... Read More »

Financial Inclusion and Literacy: McGraw-Hill and Better Business Bureau Launch Free Personal Finance App for Military Families

The McGraw-Hill Companies (NYSE: MHP), in partnership with Better Business Bureau (BBB), launched a free mobile app designed to help America’s military families make better personal decisions to ensure their financial independence.  The Military & Money App is the first financial educational app that provides service members and their spouses easy-to-use and practical money management tips, including tools to reduce ... Read More »

IFC (World Bank Group) Establishes the SME Finance Forum

The SME Finance Forum (SMEFF) is a part of the G20’s Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion. SMEFF is a platform for sharing knowledge in small and medium enterprise finance, for promoting best practices, and for collecting data to help set standards in this field.   SMEFF has been created because improving financing for SMEs is critical for creating and sustaining jobs ... Read More »

BIIA at the Kuala Lumpur APEC Conference on Financial System Capacity Building and Financial Inclusion

BIIA was invited to attend the meeting of the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) on May 22nd 2012 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and participated in discussions on Financial System Capacity Building: Financial Inclusion. Financial inclusion is a very important tool in creating employment and poverty reduction efforts.  In the last decade microfinance institutions showed tremendous success in outreaching and serving ... Read More »