In-School Savings Accounts Enhance Effective Financial Education: Learnings from OpportunityTexas
Updated: March 27, 2015
OpportunityTexas has played a leading role in developing research and programming around youth and college savings in the state. This article highlights the initiative’s efforts to incorporate in-school savings accounts into existing state-mandated financial education curriculum, as well as its presentation at the most recent Financial Literacy and Education Commission meeting in D.C.
Community Development Publications
COS: Modest Job Improvement Encourages Service Providers in Eleventh District
Updated: February 17, 2015
In January 2015, we asked service providers how they evaluated changes in the needs of low- and moderate-income (LMI) households—ranging from the availability of jobs and affordable housing to financial well-being and access to credit—for the last six months of 2014.
Foreclosure Resource Center
Resources for community leaders to assess their foreclosure situation, reduce preventable foreclosures, provide support to troubled homeowners and stabilize neighborhoods.
Small Business and Entrepreneurship Resource Center
The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Resource Center is a clearinghouse of information on current trends within the small business and entrepreneurship sectors and the ways these sectors are supported and promoted by public, private and nonprofit organizations.