Examples of financial intermediaries include credit unions, financial advisers, insurance companies and mutual funds. A financial intermediary is a financial institution that helps a business or individual save or borrow... More »

A non-bank financial intermediary is a financial services firm that does not accept deposits from the general public. It may offer a variety of financial services including leasing, factoring, pension funds, mutual funds... More »

Financial intermediaries provide payment mechanisms for resources, diversify risks and keep money safe in financial accounts, according to State University of New York-Oswego. Financial intermediaries provide information... More »

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