Partners (Number 2, 2006)

Vol. 16, No. 2, 2006


Can Housing Be Green and Affordable?

Technical Education: A Remedy for Poverty?

Soaring Insurance Costs Make Housing Less Affordable

CRA Revisions: Flexibility and New Choices

Reverse Mortgages Provide Answers for Some (but Not All) Seniors

Recruiting Retirees Calls for Careful Planning

Atlanta Fed Hosts Last in Series of Asset-Building Forums

Spotlight on the District—Georgia and Eastern Tennessee





2006 Assets Learning Conference

A Lifetime of Assets
Building Families, Communities & Economies

September 19–21, 2006
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
Phoenix, Arizona

Conference speakers include Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano (invited), CFED President Andrea Levere and Sandra Braunstein, Federal Reserve Board. More than 50 conference sessions will feature experts on:

  • Individual Development Accounts and other matched savings programs
  • Financial education
  • Overcoming racial disparities in wealth
  • Tax policy and the Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Programs to encourage children’s savings
  • The federal government’s over $350 billion budget for assets and how it is spent
  • Excerpts from finalists of the Federal Reserve System/CFED Closing the Wealth Gap research competition
  • Roundtable discussion from the authors of “The Color of Wealth”

For information, refer to