Financial Inclusion for Scotland

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About the group

Financial Inclusion for Scotland is a group of Scotland’s leading policymakers and professionals from the private, charity and not-for-profit sectors who have come together to tackle financial exclusion.

Our vision

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Our vision is for easy access to fair loans, savings, insurance products and financial wellbeing tools for everyone – and the ability to acquire help when needed.

Founding members

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Community Lenders

Advice on affordable ways to borrow money

The website has some helpful advice available for those looking for affordable ways to borrow money. Many community lenders like credit unions or Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFI) offer affordable loans if you have a low income or are on benefits, as well as pathways to further support.


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