Minority households in the United States are far more likely to be unbanked or underbanked compared to others. Credit unions...
Un-/Underbanked Populations Research
Community Impact / Jan 07 2016
Reaching Minority Households: Learning from Minority Credit Unions
Community Impact / Aug 08 2018
Reaching Minority Households Incubator
Many traditional financial institutions struggle to meet the needs of minority households. Filene, Visa, and the Ford Foundation conducted this research to find out why.
Community Impact / Feb 28 2020
Pathways to Financial Well-being
Qualitative Research Findings from the Reaching Minority Households Incubator Filene tracked the outcomes of three lending programs through the lives...
Business Strategy / Nov 16 2018
The New Wave of Credit Scoring
In the 20th century, credit scoring made a revolutionary shift with the introduction of statistically driven credit scoring. Over time, alternative...
In the News
Dec 10 2020
Webinar: Introducing Filene's Newest Research Fellow Dr. Mai Nguyen and the Community Social Impact Center of Excellence
Review the webinar materials from Introducing Filene's Newest Research Fellow Dr. Mai Nguyen and the Community Social Impact Center of Excellence, hosted on December 10, 2020.
Oct 28 2020
Filene Launches Center of Excellence to Measure Community Development in Financial Services
Dr. Mai Nguyen of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill named as research fellow.