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Development Finance Feature

America Saves Week: Save for Emergencies

February 23rd, 2016

This week is America Saves Week – a national effort […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

The State of Student Debt

February 19th, 2016

For many adults in search of a high-paying job and […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Budget Update: Lawmakers recommend lean budget for 2017

February 12th, 2016

  Amidst the talk of revised revenue estimates, deficits and […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Expanding Access to Healthy Food Options

February 10th, 2016

In the Mid South, small, rural towns and low-income neighborhoods […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Transforming Communities requires Innovative Policy

February 3rd, 2016

Persistent poverty is a technical term that defines counties or […]

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Development Finance Feature

High-cost lending severely impacts Mid South states

January 29th, 2016

Over the last few days, CFED’s2016 Assets and Opportunity Score […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

EITC Awareness Day

January 29th, 2016

Throughout the week, Hope Policy Institute has been sharing data […]

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Development Finance Feature

Children’s Savings Accounts Increase Access to Higher Education

January 28th, 2016

Going to college provides an opportunity to increase earnings, build […]

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Development Finance Feature

Mid South Among the Least “Credit Worthy” in the Nation

January 26th, 2016

Credit is an important asset and helps determine a consumer’s […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Weathering the Storm with Work-Share Programs

January 25th, 2016

Job loss in the recession hit Mississippi and the Southeast […]

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