The Evolution of the Nature and Scale of DFS Consumer Risks

Categories : Customer and Users of Digital Payments, Risk and Risk Management


Author: CGAP

While digital financial services have delivered substantial financial inclusion benefits and unlocked life-changing opportunities for consumers, CGAP’s latest research finds that they have exacerbated existing consumer risks and continue to introduce new and ever-evolving risks—some outgrowing consumer adoption rates. These risks undermine the delivery of financial services to underserved and low-income consumers, especially women, and are likely to erode consumer trust in digital financial services.