CFPB Report: Empowering Low Income and Economically Vulnerable Consumers

CFPB Report: Empowering Low Income and Economically Vulnerable Consumers

The low-income and economically vulnerable population includes as many as 100 million people. These consumers are diverse in culture, geography, stage of life, and financial status. Last year, the CFPB’s Office of Financial Empowerment hosted a forum to examine the unique consumer financial product and service […]

Resilience and Rebuilding for Low-Income Communities: Research to Inform Policy and Practice – April 11-12, 2013

 

 

 

Resilience and Rebuilding for Low-Income Communities: Research to Inform Policy and Practice – April 11-12, 2013

Call for papers

// The eighth biennial Federal Reserve Community Development Research Conference will be held April 11–12, 2013, at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. Community development is a dynamic research arena that requires […]

Working Paper: Beyond Barriers Designing Attractive Savings Accounts for Lower-Income Consumers

“Building on lessons learned from these pilot efforts, this paper presents an analysis of product features to be considered in designing attractive saving accounts for lower-income consumers.”

New America Foundation released a working paper this week: Beyond Barriers – Designing Attractive Savings Accounts for Lower-Income Consumers. The paper was written by Pamela Chan, a Senior […]

Save the Date! California LifeLine Program and Community Event

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Join us! California LifeLine Program and Community Event

Event

Tuesday, September 13, 2011 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. City of Citrus Heights Community Center Community Hall 6300 Fountain Square Drive Citrus Heights 95621

Parking is FREE and abundant!

California LifeLine provides discounted basic telephone (landline) services to eligible California households.

You can qualify for […]

Recipients of 2011 FDIC Chairman’s Award for Excellence in Serving the Needs of Low- and Moderate-Income Consumers

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced the recipients of the 2011 Chairman’s Award for Excellence, which recognizes the work of individuals or small groups at FDIC-insured financial institutions who are instrumental in creating and promoting programs that meet the credit and deposit needs of low- and moderate-income (LMI) consumers. The award winners are […]