Jose Quiñonez, head of the Mission Asset Fund, says hope for an economic turnaround is also helping 'forgotten' Americans survive.
The Obama Treasury Department made financial inclusion a priority. Will Trump?
Last May, Louisiana made financial literacy a mandatory topic in state public schools.
At Chase, a program aims to back startups creating banking services for the poor.
A report from the FDIC shows a decline in the rate of "unbanked" consumers since the recession.