Topic - Poverty

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Eastside Financial Center launches prepaid card with unique perks

A new prepaid card product available to households in the Twin Cities is designed to help manage cardholders' personal finances while keeping fees in check.
Ela Rausch
July 2013 - Community Dividend

Rise in smartphones puts more financial tools in the hands of the unbanked

Recent reports suggest that mobile banking's potential to reach unbanked and underbanked individuals is growing quickly
Richard M. Todd
July 2013 - Community Dividend

Social impact bonds offer promise of savings, profits, and positive outcomes

A performance-based social investment tool being piloted in some communities offers a new model for delivering social services.
Jacob Wascalus
July 2013 - Community Dividend

Ninth District Insight Report - Quarter 4, 2012

April 2013 - Ninth District Insight

Childhood poverty rate climbs past 20 percent in the U.S.

January 2013 - Community Dividend

Human service organizations "tread water" in face of funding uncertainty

Unpredictability over public funding levels is hampering many nonprofit organizations' efforts to improve or expand services.
Jacob Wascalus
January 2013 - Community Dividend

New credit union promotes financial access on Pine Ridge reservation

The first-ever federally insured financial institution on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota is open for business.
Paula Woessner
January 2013 - Community Dividend

Service providers retool and collaborate to address increase in suburban poverty

Suburban communities in the Minneapolis-St. Paul region now have nearly as many impoverished residents as the central cities, and local assistance organizations are modifying their approaches in respo
Jacob Wascalus
January 2013 - Community Dividend

Ninth District Insight Report - Quarter 2, 2012

Published by the Community Development Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
December 2012 - Ninth District Insight

"Agripreneur" program helps rural Latinos become small-scale farmers

An initiative of Minneapolis-based Main Street Project teaches budding farmers, or "agripreneurs," to raise and sell poultry and other agricultural products as part of an emerging local food network.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2012 - Community Dividend

Business Correspondent model boosts financial inclusion in India

An innovative, technology-based banking model is giving people in remote areas of India access to formal financial institutions.
Anupam Kishore
October 2012 - Community Dividend

Free tax preparers reach out to EITC claimants

Organizations that provide free tax preparation assistance to low-income people are working to attract more eligible filers to their offices.
Jacob Wascalus
October 2012 - Community Dividend

Call for papers: The eighth biennial Federal Reserve community development research conference

July 2012 - Community Dividend

Less affluent students face mounting college debt challenges

Recent reports confirm that students from low- to moderate-income families graduate with greater student debt burdens than their more affluent peers.
Michael Grover
July 2012 - Community Dividend

Ninth District community conditions are mixed, Minneapolis Fed report finds

July 2012 - Community Dividend

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