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Financial Inclusion Feature

High-cost lending severely impacts Mid South states

January 29th, 2016

Over the last few days, CFED’s 2016 Assets and Opportunity […]

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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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Financial Inclusion 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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Development Finance Feature

New Report Underscores Need to Invest in Mississippi’s High-Poverty Areas

January 25th, 2016

Even though the national unemployment rate has dropped to 5 […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Governor Announces Budget Cuts; Rainy Day Funds Mitigate the Blow

January 22nd, 2016

Mid-year budget cuts announced by Governor Bryant this week will […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Across the South, Households Use A Larger Portion of Their Income for University Tuition

January 20th, 2016

Accessibility and affordability of higher education remain critical to ensuring […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

Fiscal Notes: Is this the year?

January 15th, 2016

During the last four-year legislative term, 2012-2015, legislators enacted a […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Childless Adults in Mississippi Will Lose SNAP Benefits in 2016

January 14th, 2016

In 2016, more than 500,000 people across the United States […]

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