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Understanding Prices  

  • Published on March 30, 2014

    This presentation by MFT at the Africa Microfinance Transparency conference in Arusha, in December 2013, shows the opaqueness of the pricing market, how that opaqueness permits profit manipulation, and how the industry needs to advance on defining responsible pricing.

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
    Languages:
    File Type: Presentations and Webinars
  • Catalogues des Ressources Francophones de MFTransparency

    Published on January 16, 2014

    La liste ci-dessous détaille les ressources francophones disponibles sur le site de MFTransparency. Vous pouvez cliquer sur le code de la resource souhaitée afin d’obtenir un aperçu du contenu et télécharger le fichier complet en format PDF.

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    Topic: Need for Transparency, Responsible Finance, Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 1 Quick Overview, 2 Deeper Understanding, 3 Professional Level
    Languages:
    File Type: Briefings, Reports
  • Published on October 30, 2013

    MFT’s presentation to an Oikocredit conference in Washington DC in September 2013 shows some of the latest analysis done on pricing, and urges that we need to advance to defining responsible pricing.

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    Topic: Need for Transparency, Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
    Languages:
    File Type: Presentations and Webinars
  • Published on September 30, 2013

    The MicrofinanceTraPS Handbook provides policy recommendations on pricing transparency issues . Click here to download this important new industry reference.

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    Topic: Policy for Transparency, Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding, 3 Professional Level
    Languages:
    File Type: Reports
  • Truth In Lending Tables (TILT) Dictionary

    Published on August 15, 2013

    This comprehensive dictionary of terms will guide you through the detailed range of metrics presented in MFTransparency’s Truth in Lending Tables.

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 3 Professional Level
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    File Type: Miscellaneous
  • Overview of the Pricing Transparency Index

    Published on March 8, 2013

    The Pricing Transparency Index shows the percentage of the loan price that is communicated by the lender’s nominal interest rate to the borrower. For more information download this MFTransparency Briefing!

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 1 Quick Overview
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    File Type: Briefings
  • Published on September 25, 2012

    In this webinar MFTransparency CEO Chuck Waterfield presents new insight into how product delivery costs and current microcredit prices behave very differently than commonly assumed

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 3 Professional Level
    Languages:
    File Type: Media, Presentations and Webinars
  • MFTransparency Interest Rate Formulas

    Published on June 19, 2012

    Outlining the metrics used to calculate pricing, this brief presents MFTransparency’s interest rate formulas, including calculating one period interest rate, calculating APR, calculating EIR, and the XIRR calculation.

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    Topic: MFT Approach, Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 3 Professional Level
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    File Type: Briefings
  • Model Repayment Schedule

    Published on May 23, 2012

    The MFTransparency Model Repayment Schedule has been designed to help providers of microfinance standardize their loan documentation,ensuring it is comprehensive and clear to the client. It is available both in PDF format, and as an excel tool.

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 3 Professional Level
    File Type: Tools
  • Pricing Certification: Grameen Bank

    Published on May 23, 2012

    To enable microfinance institutions to communicate their actual prices to their stakeholders, MicroFinance Transparency provides the service of pricing certification to individual MFIs. In January 2011 Grameen Bank invited MicroFinance Transparency to certify their prices, and this report presents that information

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
    Languages:
    File Type: Reports