“There Are No Banks Here” Financial & Insurance Exclusion in Winnipeg’s North End

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“There Are No Banks Here” Financial & Insurance Exclusion in Winnipeg’s North End

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dc.contributor.author Buckland, Jerry
dc.contributor.author Guenther, Bruce
dc.contributor.author Boichev, Georgi
dc.contributor.author Geddie, Heather
dc.contributor.author Mutch, Maryanne
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:51:03Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:51:03Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10680/373
dc.description.abstract Financial exclusion is a matter of growing concern in Canada considering the decline in the number of mainstream bank branches in some inner-cities and the concurrent rise in the number of fringe banks. This study reports on results from a survey of residents from Winnipeg’s North End, a low-income area of the city. The study seeks to understand resident’s experiences with financial and insurance services: which ones they use, which ones are important to them and how accessible the services are. As a follow-up to research completed in 2002-2003 in the North End this survey asked questions about a greater number of services (banks, fringe banks, informal financial services and insurance services and financial support services) in a semi-random fashion to a broader range of respondents (low- and middle-income). en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Financial Services en_US
dc.subject Financial Literacy en_US
dc.subject Urban Economics en_US
dc.subject Regional Economics en_US
dc.subject Community Economic Development en_US
dc.title “There Are No Banks Here” Financial & Insurance Exclusion in Winnipeg’s North End en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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