September/October 2012

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September/October 2012


Balancing Act: Rebuilding Assets in Tough Times

Southeastern Population Shifts

Self-Employment as Economic Development Strategy

October 16 Session on Independent Foreclosure Review


Conferences and Events

Announcements and Recommended Reading


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Updated October 29, 2012
personal finance Perspectives on Household Financial Stability: Call-in Session
10/29/2012 - Rebuilding household balance sheets is essential for families to gain greater financial security. Join community development practitioners, consumer credit counselors, researchers, and others from across the country at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, November 7, for a call-in session on the topic.
southeast map Florida Leads Southeast in Population Growth
10/24/2012 - The Southeast population grew by 13 percent from 2000 to 2010, with urban centers garnering the lion's share. What do the changing demographics portend for the region's economy? An Atlanta Fed economist offers his perspective.
jobs Working Solo: Trends in the Growing Self-Employment Sector
10/15/2012 - Stephan Goetz, director of the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, discusses his recent research on the growing impact of self-employment as an economic development strategy. He also describes the types of local programs and policies that can support this sector.
jobs What You Should Know about Independent Foreclosure Review: Call-in Session
10/10/2012 - Details about the independent foreclosure review (IFR) process are the focus of an upcoming Fed audioconference. Join community development practitioners, housing counselors, and legal aid attorneys from across the country at 3 p.m. ET on Tuesday, October 16 for a call-in session on the topic.

Conferences and Events
Announcements and Recommended Reading