Federal Reserve: Beginning November 28th, FRB Intends to Begin Publishing Semiannual Report on Assessment of U.S. Financial Stability

The Federal Reserve Board on November 28 intends to begin publishing a semiannual report presenting the Board’s view of the outlook for U.S. financial stability. The Financial Stability Report will include a summary of the Board’s framework for assessing the resilience of the U.S. financial system and a discussion of […]

Census Bureau: New Statistics from the American Community Survey to be Embargoed

The U.S. Census Bureau will offer an embargo period for subscribers to view statistics from the 2013-2017 American Community Survey five-year estimates, which features more than 40 social, economic, housing and demographic topics, including homeownership rates and costs, health insurance and educational attainment. Embargo subscribers will have access to these […]

SBA: Report Shows Veteran-Owned Small Businesses Face More Financing Challenges than Non-Veteran Small Businesses

New report presents substantial data on Veteran-Owned companies’ capital access challenges; Cites smaller loan requests, higher credit risk and lack of Information as possible causes WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the U.S. Small Business Administration today issued the report Financing their Future: Veteran Entrepreneurs and Capital […]

BCFP & FHFA: National Survey of Mortgage Originations Dataset Released for Public Use

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today released for public use a new loan-level dataset collected through the National Survey of Mortgage Originations (NSMO) that provides insights into borrowers’ experiences in getting a residential mortgage. The NSMO is a component of the […]

CDFI Fund: Annual CIIS Public Data Released on CDFI Program Recipient Reporting

The Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released today an additional year of data provided by Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) through its data collection system, known as the Community Investment Impact System (CIIS) , representing 14 years of data. The data collected covers fiscal years (FYs) 2003 through […]

EDA: $1.9 Million Invested to Support Manufacturing in Macon, GA

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.9 million grant to Macon-Bibb County and Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority of Macon, Georgia, to make infrastructure improvements that will support manufacturing companies in the region. According to grantee estimates, the project […]

CFPB: New Financial Education Resources to Help Teachers Bring Youth Financial Capability into the Classroom

As children grow, their potential to manage money and understand financial concepts grows as well. The knowledge, skills, and behaviors kids learn when they’re young lay the groundwork for their financial well-being as adults. Schools and teachers play a critical role in financial education. But, we know there are challenges […]