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Promoting Rural Financial Well-Being and Inclusion

Despite an overall downward trend in the rural poverty rate in recent years, many rural communities continue to face notable challenges and structural barriers to accessing financial services and products. This Urban Institute brief examines the state of financial well-being in rural communities through a typology lens that acknowledges and highlights unique rural contexts and strengths. It also explores examples of local strategies to promote financial inclusion and accessibility.

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