Do NOT use banks or other mainstream financial services

Do use cash, money orders, or prepaid debit cards

Uses alternative or fringe banking services



Owns a checking and/or savings account at a bank

Uses check, cash, and debit cards

Also uses alternative or fringe banking services

  • Those who have no access to banks or mainstream financial services

Mainstream vs. Fringe

Direct comparisons between big banks and alternative and predatory banking services.

Why are there unbanked?

Why there is an un/underbanked population and why is it difficult to become banked.

Unbanked community

View stats and learn how some companies are either helping or hurting the community.