Saturday, 12 June 2010

@simonnread one small step for financial inclusion

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Delighted by the Living without a bank account article by Simon Read in The Independent this morning, but I want more... Copied here for your easy reference:

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are the sponsored links placed to the right of the column, of which there are two that fly in the face of Simon's desire to protect the vulnerable:

"Cash Loans in 1 Hour" are basically a variation on the theme of >2000%  APR payday lending

and

"Open a Basic Bank Account" should be subject to further scrutiny as this is essentially a MANAGED account with FEES

So, Simon... after I have ribbed you for so long about journalists speaking up on these issues, would you, could you, hassle The Independent to make sure that content like this is not published next to yours?

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