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 […]

Show benefits program for foster youths

Great program!

What: United Way’s Women in Philanthropy 10th anniversary When: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13 Where: In the Downtown Plaza at the Macy’s Women’s Store Courtyard How much: Tickets are $100; contact Kaila Ricci at

Women in Philanthropy members will be joined by foster youths modeling fashions. The gourmet lunchtime event […]

Spring Issue of Community Investments – FRBSF

The spring issue of the FRBSF Community Investments is now available online.

Prize linked savings accounts for youth Shared equity homeownership Non-profit check cashing

The Spring 2011 issue focuses on community development practice – what are some emerging ideas for programs and policies that can help lower-income communities rebuild after the recession, and what […]