Why supporting working moms benefits families, employers, and you

Mom sits in her backyard with son and baby daughter
By Ana Kent
When working women become mothers, they have to weigh the pros and cons of staying at their paid jobs. Here's how making it easier for moms to work could benefit the US economy, your community, and you.
Black owned business sign on storefront
By Gabriella Chiarenza
Automated underwriting processes used by some lenders may have reduced racial disparities in accessing the Paycheck Protection Program.
Young Black woman looking at papers with postsecondary financing options
By PJ Tabit
Many students take on debt to pay for postsecondary education and training, but other options are available. Here's what experts told us at a recent conference.
CRA: Building Blocks for Change
By Benjamin Horowitz
The Community Reinvestment Act can help lenders chart a different future for low-and moderate-income neighborhoods. Here are four examples.
By Benjamin Horowitz
The Community Reinvestment Act is approaching its first significant modernization in about a quarter century. Take a look back at the historical conditions that shaped it.
Woman looks over grocery bill at kitchen table
By Kuma Okoro
New research tells us that inflation may impact different people in different ways. People's experiences with rising prices depend on where they live, how much they earn, and how they spend.
Individual in yellow sweater doing taxes
By Nathan Anderson
Many Americans with no or low income can benefit from expert tax-filing assistance, and in some cases, get thousands of dollars in tax refunds. 
Grand Opening, Frogtown Square, 2011
By Jennifer Wilding
Experience Investment Connection—from pitch to impact—with small business owners, community organizers, and bankers, and the Federal Reserve community development experts bringing them together.
Paul Woodruff
By Jennifer Wilding
“Banks and nonprofits need mutually beneficial relationships,” says Paul Woodruff. Investment Connection encourages organizations to highlight what both the nonprofits and the banks have to gain.
Otis Zanders, executive director of Ujamaa Place; Atum Azzahir, executive director of Cultural Wellness Center; and Mihailo Temali, CEO of the Neighborhood Development Center.
By Jennifer Wilding
The loan purchase program was a pilot, a new model that Dan Fagan hoped more banks could adopt. “We just decided that we were going to plow forward."