Consumers & Communities
The Federal Reserve advances supervision, community reinvestment, and research to increase understanding of the impacts of financial services policies and practices on consumers and communities.
The second issue of Consumer & Community Context features three articles with original analysis focusing on small businesses' access to capital.
Read how rural consumers and small businesses use bank branches and how their communities have been affected by branch closures.
Read the latest report, which draws from the Board's sixth annual Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED) and examines the economic well-being and financial lives of Americans and their families.
Supervision & Enforcement
Research & Analysis
This video takes a look at opportunity occupations, which are jobs that require less education than a four-year college degree and that pay at least the national annual median wage.