Financial inclusion: Technology at its best

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Financial inclusion is one of the technological achievements Nigeria has recorded.

Nigeria has come a long way from little or no technology to embracing and relying on technology. We use technology at every point in our daily activities.

What is financial inclusion?

According to the World Bank, individuals and businesses with access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs – transactions, payments, savings, credit, and insurance – are said to be financially included.

Simply put to be financially included is to be able to use financial service/products with ease.

Examples of financial inclusion of USSD codes, mobile apps, online banking or shopping and online bill payment.

The advent of financial inclusion made errands/activities so much easier.

From your phone, you can buy airtime, send money, buy things online, buy data, pay for your streaming platforms and even check on your pension, insurance and another other financial service you are paying for.

Stanbic IBTC has worked hard to provide financial inclusion in Nigeria and has provided a one-stop shop through its mobile app.

You name it, they’ve got it; pension, insurance, stocks, asset management…

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Stanbic IBTC mobile app
Stanbic IBTC mobile app

Stanbic IBTC

Stanbic IBTC Holdings, or simply Stanbic IBTC, is a Nigerian financial holding company with subsidiaries in banking, stock brokerage, investment advisory, asset management, investor services, pension management, trustees, and life insurance.

Stanbic IBTC’s mobile app is one-stop shop with all of its services readily available to all of its users.

It not only saves space on your phone but also makes it easy for you to use any of its services just from one app

Think of it as a shop that literally has all that you need. It saves you time and your funds are safe with the service provider.

Take a look at the apps on your phone. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you had an app for all if not most of your finances?

It would be wonderful. When choosing a service provider, carefully consider if they meet your needs.

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