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Check out the latest issue of Bridges.

In the new Bridges, Ray Boshara, director of the Center for Household Financial Stability at the St. Louis Fed, discusses research from the center suggesting that age/birth year, education and race/ethnicity increasingly matter for building wealth and financial security.

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If Housing Markets Are Recovering, Why Is the Homeownership Rate Still Falling?

Economist Bill Emmons analyzes the 4Q 2015 Housing Market Condition Report, a quarterly overview of housing market conditions in the Federal Reserve's Eighth District.

Small Business Credit Survey: Report on Employer Firms 

The Employer Firm Report presents findings on the business conditions, financing needs and access to capital based on the responses of nearly 3500 small businesses from a 26 state coverage area.

Workforce Development Survey Results

Workforce Development Survey Results 

This report examines the workforce development trends and outlooks that affect low- and moderate-income individuals and households in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area.

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Does College Level the Playing Field? Racial and Ethnic Differences in Family Wealth among College-Educated Families

Recent research led by William R. Emmons, senior economic adviser at the St. Louis Fed's Center for Household Financial Stability (the Center), found that a college degree predicted rising levels of family wealth between 1992 and 2013 for whites and Asians, but declining levels of wealth over that same period for blacks and Hispanics.

Delta Communities: Identifying Challenges and Opportunities through Data and Dialogue

Hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, these inaugural Delta Communities meetings seek to bring together local leaders to talk about the challenges and opportunities of living and working in the Arkansas and Mississippi Delta.

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