Today, if you look at financial systems around the globe, more than half the population of the world - out of six billion people, more than three billion - do not qualify to take out a loan from a bank. This is a shame.
They explained to me that the bank cannot lend money to poor people because these people are not creditworthy.
Soon we saw that money going to women brought much more benefit to the family than money going to the men. So we changed our policy and gave a high priority to women. As a result, now 96 of our four million borrowers in Grameen Bank are women.
I went to the bank and proposed that they lend money to the poor people. The bankers almost fell over.
I never, in all my life, had anything whatever to do with robbing any bank in the state of Missouri.
Well the specific role of the World Bank is to be ready with financial assistance immediately after this emergency takes place because you need to reconnect water, you need to reconnect power, you need roads, you need bridges, and that has to be done urgently.
I listened to my accountants and lawyers. I signed the contract and put the advance in the bank, but inside my heart I felt something was wrong.
In the last 17 years of his working life, my father was finally rewarded with having landed a great job as first, a maintenance engineer, and then a senior locksmith with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
They say Yogi Berra is funny. Well, he has a lovely wife and family, a beautiful home, money in the bank, and he plays golf with millionaires. What's funny about that
My legislation, the Simple Savings Tax Relief Act of 2005, simply eliminates the taxation of interest earned in savings accounts, such as passbook savings accounts or bank certificates of deposit.
We were not able to secure as much information as we would like, given the records of the bank, and given Susan McDougal's lack of cooperation.
Physically, I couldn't fold myself into a gray, invisible bank clerk. I just thought, It's the most amazing part. It's a pity that I'm wrong for it.
The serious problems facing the world today will never be solved until women are able to use their full potential on behalf of themselves, their families, and their global and local communities, as the World Bank and others have discovered.
The situation in the West Bank and Gaza involves a military occupation amid urban guerrilla warfare, analogous to the British security measures in Northern Island, that hopefully will end with a cease-fire.
We made a decision that monetary policy will be made by an independent European Central Bank.
When I was bringing my daughter up alone, my bank manager came over for tea so he could tell me how worried he was about my overdraft.
You can easily die racing to cover a bank robbery as you can in a war zone.
The world is governed by institutions that are not democratic - the World Bank, the IMF, the WTO.
Perhaps areas of Israel where current large Palestinian populations and demographic realities exist could be exchanged for Israeli expansion into the West Bank to include most of East Jerusalem.
I would like Israel to be a Jewish state, and therefore not to annex over 2 million Palestinians who live in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to Israel, which will make Israel a bi-national state.
Bank failures are caused by depositors who don't deposit enough money to cover losses due to mismanagement.
I don't have a bank account because I don't know my mother's maiden name.
I'm the gooney bird that walked to the bank. I'm doing better than most of those guys who said I was crazy.
When I got a job at a bank, I began writing my own songs about social change. I then got deeper and deeper into the music world.
I worked very, very closely with the World Bank. The World Bank provides most of the money that's used by economic hit men, it and the I.M.F.