Fri, 2014-02-14 16:03
Our latest weekly roundup covers news on Grameen America Board Chair Muhammad Yunus as he made CNBC's list of 200 people who transformed business over the years. Also, a look into how credit debt can help the poor and how the elimination of poverty is said to be possible by 2035.
- Professor Muhammad Yunus has been named a contender for CNBC: First 25 top leaders, a definitive list of people who have had the greatest influence, sparked the biggest changes and caused most disruption in business over the past quarter century. Vote for him here.
- “If you’re poor, borrowing can be the quickest way to save”. With more than 70 percent of Americans having a credit card, it is said that saving and borrowing responsibly amount to higher credit scores and better financial standing. Read the New York Times article here.