April 2013—April 2013 Issue
Contract for deed emerges as a tool for affordable housing organizations
Nonprofits are using this alternative home-financing option to help prospective buyers who cannot yet qualify for a traditional mortgage.
Federal initiative brings healthy fare to food deserts
A collaborative initiative by three federal agencies aims to increase the supply of nutritious foods in urban and rural areas where access to healthy food is low.
Banking answers abound at Federal Reserve Consumer Help
The top questions posed to the Federal Reserve System's centralized inquiry- and complaint-intake function cover lending, credit reports, savings bonds, and more.
Legal settlements in Indian Country prompt revival of Native Financial Education Coalition
Settlement payments create a critical need to raise awareness in Native communities and protect consumers from scams.