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Report on Bridging the Gap between Economic and Workforce Development
12/18/2019 - When the economic development and workforce development systems are aligned, job seekers receive training and skill development that employers demand, and employers have access to a skilled workforce. This article summarizes a report on the benefits of aligning the two systems.

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Banking in Rural Communities
12/18/2019 - The Board has released a report that examines how rural consumers and small businesses use bank branches and how their communities have been affected by branch closures. Learn about the findings in this article.

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Report on Heirs' Property Highlights Challenges and Interventions for Communities
11/20/2019 - Heirs' property is land inherited by the descendants of a previous owner, often one who did not leave a will. This article discusses a comprehensive report on the issues facing these property owners, including the inability to transfer wealth to future generations.

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Fed Publication Explores Small Business Capital Access
11/5/2019 - Small firms are vital to the U.S. economy, yet less than half report that their credit needs are met. Consumer & Community Context features original analysis on small businesses' access to capital. Read a summary of the research in this article.