CDFI Fund: CY 2015 Round of New Market Tax Credits Opened

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) released today the Notice of Allocation Availability (NOAA) for the calendar year (CY) 2015 round of the New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program). The NOAA makes up to $5 billion in tax credit allocation authority available for the […]

CFPB: Financial Education Curriculum Review Tool Released

Resource Will Help Guide Educators Looking to Select Appropriate Financial Education Material for Students  WASHINGTON, D.C – Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is releasing a tool that educators can use when selecting financial education curriculum for students. The curriculum review tool will help educators identify effective and unbiased material […]

CFPB: Rule Finalized to Improve Information About Access to Credit in the Mortgage Market

Bureau Takes Steps to Simplify the Reporting Process for Financial Institutions WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) finalized a rule to improve information reported about the residential mortgage market. The rule will shed more light on consumers’ access to mortgage credit by updating the reporting requirements of […]

ABA: Six Banks Honored with Community Commitment Award

WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association has recognized six banks for their noteworthy corporate social responsibility with a 2015 ABA Community Commitment Award. The awards, sponsored by the ABA Foundation, were given to banks for their endeavors in categories ranging from affordable housing to community and economic development. Winners will be presented […]