A community development periodical for
the Ninth Federal Reserve District

March 2009

Did the CRA cause the mortgage market meltdown?

Two Federal Reserve economists examine whether available data support critics' claims that the Community Reinvestment Act spawned the subprime mortgage crisis. More >

Strengthening the Earned Income Tax Credit: Alternatives to refund anticipation loans

A collaborative effort in the Ninth Federal Reserve District has created an alternative to traditional refund anticipation loans that gives workers fast access to tax refunds at little cost. More >


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