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Microenterprise in Maine: training curriculum development

The new microenterprise curriculum aims to strengthen the technical skills of microlending organizations in Maine and throughout New England.
Communities and Banking , Issue Sum , Pages 16-18

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Deconstructing the myths: housing development versus school costs

William Ray [sic] of the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority analyzes the connection between housing development and accelerating public school spending in the Granite State.
Communities and Banking

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Getting back earned income

New England workers are not fully utilizing the Earned Income Tax Credit, missing out on benefits from federal and state governments. George Samuels overviews the tax program and shows how workers in New England can take advantage of it.
Communities and Banking , Issue Win , Pages 14-16

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Performance & profitability of CRA-related lending

Three Federal Reserve Board economists overview their study on a much-questioned but little-researched topic. Commentary on the study is also included with this article.
Communities and Banking , Issue Spr , Pages 18-21

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How fiscal sponsorship nurtures nonprofits

Umbrella organizations taking care of administrative details for small nonprofits.
Communities and Banking , Issue Fall , Pages 22-24

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Jumpstarting a new career

New Hampshire's young people are learning sound personal financial management skills. Leading the effort is Dan Hebert, who left a career in consumer lending to become president of the New Hampshire Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.
Communities and Banking , Issue Fall , Pages 18-19

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Poverty and health

A nurse practitioner in one of New England?s poorest areas, Perry knows that bad health outcomes are often tied to poverty. One goal of her initiative to tackle sickness and poverty together is the creation of a statewide model.
Communities and Banking , Issue Win , Pages 17-19

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Mapping New England: concentration of poverty

In 2000, 9 percent of New England?s population lived below the poverty level, and more than 5 percent of the region?s communities had poverty levels higher that 20 percent.
Communities and Banking , Issue Fall , Pages 15

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Mapping New England: heating fuel usage in southern New England

Two maps of southern New England tap 2006 American Community Survey data to show the heating fuels most often used in owner-occupied housing units versus the fuels favored in renter-occupied units.
Communities and Banking , Issue Win , Pages 9

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Industrial ecology: environmental and economic boon

A movement that began almost accidentally 35 years ago in Denmark is showing that when factories use the waste of other nearby factories as their raw material, advantages to the environment and the local economy abound.
Communities and Banking , Issue Fall , Pages 3-5




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