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Community Affairs

Learn how Community Affairs promotes economic inclusion to help meet community credit needs. The Community Affairs Program promotes economic inclusion and community development initiatives that broaden access to safe and affordable credit, and deposit services from insured depository institutions.

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Community Affairs Events

Events are designed to connect consumers and businesses to promote economic inclusion and provide financial education and assistance to the communities they serve.
The AEI members support the goal of promoting the widespread availability and use of safe, affordable, and sustainable financial products that help people achieve financial stability and build wealth.

Alliance for Economic Inclusion (AEI)

The FDIC's national initiative to establish broad-based coalitions of financial institutions, community-based organizations and other partners in several markets across the country to bring all unbanked and underserved populations into the financial mainstream.
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Money Smart - A Financial Education Program

Consumers, bankers and community service providers can use free Money Smart tools to teach or learn about basic financial topics. Money Smart is also available for different age groups and in nine languages, and helps new and aspiring entrepreneurs understand business financial basics.
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Youth Banking Resource Center

Learn about strategies to enhance youth financial education efforts with an opportunity to open a savings account.
  • Affordable Mortgage Lending Center

    Learn about the scope and coverage of mortgage product information including suggestions for how to use this webpage to discover additional mortgage lending options.

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  • FDIC Survey of How America Banks: Household Use of Banking and Financial Services

    The survey provides estimates of the proportion of U.S. households that are unbanked, not having an account at an insured institution, and of consumer use of non-bank financial services in the past 12 months. The survey also provides additional measurements that provide insights into household circumstances and perceptions of the banking system.

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