Among financial access initiatives, Bank On programs are a growing strategy to connect unbanked consumers to starter or “second chance” accounts. Bank On Indiana is an example of this type [...]
According to a new Housing Spotlight, released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) this month, the supply of affordable housing for renters is shrinking nationwide. This trend is having [...]
On June 22, 2010, The US Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released Opening Doors, the nation’s first comprehensive strategy to prevent and end homelessness. Opening Doors serves as a roadmap [...]
Due to the financial consequences from the Great Recession, many U.S. communities have been unable to make significant progress in preparing to meet the needs of the country’s rapidly aging population. Read the report “The Maturing of America – Communities Moving Forward for an Aging Population.”
The Indiana Business Research Center (IBRC) recently completed an issue brief drawing from the findings of a new report by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The IBRC report illustrates that [...]
On March 4, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that 192,000 jobs were added to the U.S. economy in Febraury– a promising sign of growth. While the current unemployment rate remains relatively unchanged at [...]
IACED members have an opportunity to shape a national article on lessons from the nonprofit sector’s use of the federal stimulus.
Few people realize the impact that high school dropouts have on a community’s economic, social, and civic health. Business owners and residents—in particular, those without school-aged children—may not be aware [...]