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May 23, 2022

Mexico | ENIF 2021: Financial inclusion declines and gender gap reaches 13.8pp

On May 11, 2022, the results and databases of the National Survey of Financial Inclusion 2021 were published. This report has the objective of analyzing the advances or setbacks in some indicators of the financial inclusion of the population in Mexico between 2018 and 2021.

April 8, 2022

Mexico | Financial health at Easter, with pandemic and inflationary pressures

Press release | In 2019, there were areas of opportunity in the financial health of Mexicans; in 2020, the Covid-19 begins; in 2021, inflation increased; and in 2022 the conflict in Ukraine adds new pressures to inflation. Therefore, in the following vacations, you have to take care of your physical and financial health.

February 10, 2022

Mexico | Inflation 2021, how it affects and what can be done

As is known, Mexico is at a time of high inflation, the National Consumer Price Index (INPC) stood at 7.36% at the end of 2021 and hasn’t had that level since more than twenty years. How does this fact affect personal finances and financial decisions for 2022?

October 18, 2021

China | All you need to know about the Central Bank Digital Currency e-CNY

We analyze the motivations of the PBoC to promote CBDC, how we define it and how it is going to operate. We also discuss some special characteristics of e-CNY and its potential risks on financial stability etc.

August 31, 2021

Mexico | Significant gaps to settle in digital financial inclusion

ICTs have become an important tool for our life. The access and use of ICTs at the national level has made progress. In 2020, 75.5% of the population aged six years and over was a cell phone user, which represented an increase of 4 percentage points compared to users in 2015.

August 23, 2021

Spain | Looking at financial vulnerability beyond income

A year and a half after the pandemic began, the COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of households having the financial resilience to tackle the economic consequences of a scenario of high uncertainty.

August 3, 2021

Mexico | Wasting money polluting or saving it to contribute to climate change?

Press release. One of the pillars in financial education syllabi is saving. If this is combined with awareness to contribute to the mitigation of climate change, there is a formula in which not only one-person wins, but also society as a whole.

December 17, 2020

Mexico has to wage a war against cash

Cash allowed humanity to abandon bartering, but the use of cash also involves significant problems. It facilitates tax evasion, corruption (Mexicans have become accustomed to watching videos in which corrupt politicians accept cash bribes).