Opportunity finance news, stories, and voices

Seth Julyan / December 13, 2017 / Publications

OFN’s newest report, CDFI Loan Fund Compensation and Benefits Survey, is an invaluable resource that can help CDFIs recruit, reward, and retain high-quality employees.

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Lindsay Li / April 13, 2017 / Newswire

This week, the Federal Reserve Banks in collaboration released the 2016 Small Business Credit Survey: Report on Employer Firms, which provides timely information on small business financing needs, decisions, and outcomes.

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Michael Swack / March 12, 2017 / Voices

The following is a book review by Michael Swack, Professor of Economics at the University of New Hampshire, where he has appointments at the Carsey School of Public Policy and at the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics.

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Lance Loethen / March 8, 2017 / Publications

OFN’s first research publication of 2017, 20 Years of CDFI Banks and Credit Unions, 1996-2015: An Analysis of Trends and Growth, is a companion piece to 2015’s longitudinal

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/ January 31, 2017 / Voices

The facts are startling: Hispanic and black Americans have levels of wealth that are only one-tenth those of white Americans. There are many reasons why this is the case, but it is partly because they hold fewer business and financial assets.

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