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  • credit constraints in LMI neighborhoods

    Uncovering Credit Disparities among Low- and Moderate-Income Areas

    Thursday, November 03, 2016

    A new database helps reveal disparities in consumer credit among low- and-moderate-income neighborhoods across U.S. metro areas.

  • Health Care Affordability Gap Widens between the Rich and the Poor

    Monday, September 29, 2014

    Health care costs have risen faster than the rate of inflation over the past couple decades, but poorer families appear to have been more strongly affected than wealthier families.

  • Bridges article

    Enrollment, Student Debt and LMI Communities

    Spring 2014 | Bridges

    Bryan Noeth, a policy analyst for the St. Louis Fed’s Center for Household Financial Stability, lays out the case for focusing attention on student loan borrowers with seemingly manageable levels of debt who still have problems making payments.