Qualitative Research Findings from the Reaching Minority Households Incubator Filene tracked the outcomes of three lending programs through the lives...
Low-income Populations Research
Community Impact / Feb 28 2020
Pathways to Financial Well-being
Lives in Transition / Dec 03 2020
Toward Justice-Involved Financial Services: The Financial Challenges of Reentry, Part 1
This research exposes the growing financial challenges affecting justice-involved citizens and provides guidance for credit unions wanting to take concrete...
Business Strategy / Apr 30 2019
Meeting the Needs of Independent Workers at Vancity Credit Union
Independent workers represent a growing demographic with unique financial needs, specifically income instability and lack of traditional employment benefits. This...
Community Impact / Consumer Thinking / Jan 30 2019
Domestic Violence Recovery (DVR) Loan Program - Year Three Report
Survivors of domestic violence face unique financial challenges. This report provides an update on the Domestic Violence Recovery Loan program...
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Apr 22 2022
An Investment Opportunity that Benefits All
A first-of-its-kind research report takes on the important discussion around the potential impact of climate change and credit unions.
Feb 25 2022
Filene’s “Inner Circle” Enables Research and Incubation on Key Issues Impacting Credit Unions
Filene would like the thank its Inner Circle for their continuous support for Filene’s Centers of Excellence. The support comes from 48 organizations spanning the entire U.S.