Items Tagged with 'Federation 2013 Annual Conference'

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CDFI Fund Makes a Difference for Communities

CUs' work in underserved areas ‘tells a great story.’
June 18, 2013
Fifteen CUs received $13.7 million in financial assistance and $678,000 in technical assistance from the fund in 2012.
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Federation Receives Grant for Shared Banking Platform

Seed capital will help smaller CUs work together.
June 17, 2013
Federation also receives $125,000 award for leadership program.
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Small CUs Seek Ways to Work Together

Avoiding mergers or liquidation may require greater cooperation.
June 17, 2013
"As each CU disappeared we said, ‘soon, we will be next.' ’’
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Serving Low-Income Populations Requires Innovation

‘We must be creative at applying the tools we have as effectively as possible.’
June 17, 2013
Low-income consumers need relief from payday lenders, more public and private investment, and greater access to mainstream financial products and services.
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Why Financial Empowerment Matters

Consumer financial education amplifies the impact of other social programs.
June 14, 2013
Combining workforce development with financial counseling can prevent people from needing additional government help.
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How to Build Community Partners

‘The only ones that work are those where everybody gets value.’
June 14, 2013
Cooperation was a central theme of the Federation’s 2013 Annual Conference in Baltimore.
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Reach the Underserved

Tips for CUs from a public policy innovator.
June 13, 2013
The quality of your offerings is irrelevant if you don’t get them in front of those who need them.
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