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Basic Business Structures: The Importance of Collateral in Obtaining Loans

Small businesses are a very essential component of the economic and financial fabric of emerging market countries such as Mexico.

See World Bank Group’s page on doing business in Mexico:  Act Now

Written by: Junior De O’Tobo

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U.S. Schools Should Follow Utah's Lead in Teaching Financial Literacy in the Classroom

How do college students behave financially and plan for the future? Are college students’ financial planning skills getting better over time?

Also see bill requiring financial-literacy class in High School: Act Now

By Jake Busby

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A fisherman’s plan to feed the world and reduce climate change

Learn more about 3D Ocean Farming Act Now

One of the most prestigious prizes in sustainability, the Fuller Challenge, has been awarded to a commercial fisherman turned entrepreneur who once worked on…

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Cash Transfers Are One Way to Alleviate Poverty in Developing Countries

To learn more about how you can engage in cash transfer training:

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Worldwide, over 1 billion people live in extreme poverty. That is, they make less than $1.25 a day. Moreover, until rece…

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Microfinance Success in Nogales, Sonora, Mexico

By John Hoffmore & Craig Wilson

Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammed Yunus (Banker to the Poor) once said that for each problem of society there is a social business to combat it. He also said that a social business is one “created to fill a need, not make money.”


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