No one is ready to say that the U.S. financial crisis is over, but it's time to start looking ahead to what the future may hold for the financial services industry and the implications for the consumers who make up the bottom third of the American economy.

Industry members at next week's fourth annual Underbanked Financial Services Forum, presented by my organization and SourceMedia Inc., the parent company of American Banker, will be grappling with some of key consequences of the crisis and the big questions they raise for serving the underbanked market profitably and responsibly.

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