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Access to Finance is a Struggle for Many Access to Finance is a Struggle for Many
It was good to see that many of the issues that I come across daily when meeting my clients have been highlighted in the CDFA’s( Community Development Finance Association) 2014 industry report “Inside Community Finance”. I come across many inspiring and capable people with good business ideas and ability who cannot get help with funding their business – either through overdraft or loan – or sometimes cannot even get a proper bank account. The reasons are usually that they have been bankrupt in the past or have some other adverse credit history (often for good reasons – redundancy or unemployment...

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