Communities & Banking

Fall 2015 Fall 2015

Communities & Banking | 2015 Series |Fall 2015

by Lawrence Andrews and Carmen Panacopoulos

Communities & Banking | 2015 Series |Fall 2015

Circles and Marketplaces: Spaces for Transforming Community Life

New kinds of community moments for connection and exchange are helping communities build diverse networks of aspirational people to repopulate the civic landscape.
 

by Bill Traynor and Frankie Blackburn

Communities & Banking | 2015 Series |Fall 2015

Equal Pay for Women Would Decrease US Poverty

Equal pay for working women is an essential lever for decreasing family poverty and growing the US economy.

by Heidi Hartmann and Elyse Shaw

Communities & Banking | 2015 Series |Fall 2015

How Immigrants Subsidize Care for Seniors

Between 1996 and 2011, immigrants contributed $182.4 billion more to Medicare's Hospital Insurance Trust Fund than the Fund expended on their health-care benefits.

by Leah Zallman, Adriana Bearse, Lisa Arsenault, and Blessing Dube

Communities & Banking | 2015 Series |Fall 2015

It's Not Like I'm Poor: Perceptions of the Earned Income Tax Credit

Government assistance through tax-refund checks offers financial and psychological benefits to lower-income working families without the stigma of many other means-tested programs.

by Sarah Halpern-Meekin

Communities & Banking | 2015 Series |Fall 2015

by Caroline Ellis

Communities & Banking | 2015 Series |Fall 2015

Older Workers in Northern Vermont: "Remote" Doesn't Have to Mean "Removed"

With new job-information and transportation services available, older residents are aiming to contribute more to northern Vermont's revitalization

by Patricia M. Sears

Communities & Banking | 2015 Series |Fall 2015

Savings on Prepaid Cards: An Opportunity for Both Consumers and Industry

New tools are emerging to help consumers access affordable financial services and save for emergencies.

by Brian Clarke

Communities & Banking | 2015 Series |Fall 2015

by Steve McDonagh