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Adding Underserved Census Tracts as Criterion on CRA exams

(Download) Introduction The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) is an income-based law. Accordingly, the regulations and exams focus on evaluating bank lending, investing and services to low- and moderate-income (LMI) borrowers and tracts. However, one of the major motivations prompting the passage of CRA in 1977 was reversing redlining and disinvestment from minority as well as …

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ISSUE BRIEF: FinTech and Older Adults

Introduction Fintech, or “financial technology,” is an industry on the rise to assist in personal financial management and documentation in order to increase monetary security and reduce fraud and exploitation. The fintech industry utilizes specialized software and algorithms on electronic devices, such as computers and mobile phones, to detect unusual spending activity. This fairly new …

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