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Why companies need to stop ignoring those without a digital presence

Posted On: Aug 23, 2019   |   Posted By: Fast Company

As technology takes over more and more aspects of the labor market, we need to acknowledge the divide that is creating for those who don't have access to job opportunities.
This summer, Amazon launched a new credit card designed specifically for consumers with bad credit. It's got the same perks as a typical Amazon Store card-like 5% cash back on purchases. And it includes financial literacy tips to help shoppers learn more about building credit, with the goal of eventually “graduating” to a full-fledged credit card, according to CNBC.

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