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Minority-Owned Banks: Making a Difference in Their Communities (PDF) (Winter 2006-2007)

Homeownership: Preserving the American Dream (PDF) (Spring 2006)

Using the New HMDA Data to Expand Home Mortgage Lending Opportunities (PDF) (Summer 2005)

The Power of Plastic: How Banks are Using Technology to Reach the Unbanked (PDF) (Fall 2004)

Strengthening America: The Small Business Advantage (PDF) (Winter 2003)

A Place to Call Home: Financing Housing in Rural America (PDF) (Spring 2003)

Shaping the Future of Rural America: Banks and Economic Development (PDF) (Community Developments, Fall 2002)
Describes how financial institutions build partnerships with community organizations for economic development in rural communities. Online news article:

Community Development Financial Institutions and CD Banks: Natural Partners for Traditional Lenders (PDF) (Summer 2002)
Describes practices used to provide financial services to underserved markets and individuals. Online articles:

Banking in Indian Country: Challenges and Opportunities (PDF) (Fall 2001)

Growing Diverse Banking Markets (PDF) (Summer 2001)

Focus on Part 24 Community Development Investments (PDF) (Winter 2000-2001)
Community investments, authorizing regulations, and community impact

Focus on Retail Financial Services to Underserved Communities (PDF) (Fall 2000)

Focus on Affordable Multifamily Housing (PDF) (Spring 2000)

Focus on Small Business (PDF) (Fall 1999)