May 7, 2013
President Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: Andrea Levere, Nominee for Member, Board of Directors of the National Consumer Cooperative Bank.
Feb 8, 2013
CFED announced a $125,000 grant from Capital One Financial Corporation to support work to identify new scalable opportunities to help disadvantaged entrepreneurs achieve upward economic mobility. The grant will facilitate a partnership between CFED and several microenterprise organizations, including Accion Texas, Inc., the California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO), the Enterprise Development Group (EDG) in the Washington, DC metro area, and others. Through these partnerships, CFED will promote emerging practices that service providers can implement to ensure that their clients have access to the financial products and skills they need, and are actively using them to make their businesses stable and sustainable.
Jan 30, 2013
Almost half (43.9%) of U.S. households are living on the edge of financial collapse with almost no savings to fall back on in the event of a job loss, health crisis or other income-depleting emergency, according to a report released today by the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED).
Jan 24, 2013
With Richard Cordray as Director, the CFPB has provided essential protections that can change the financial lives of all consumers, with particular focus on the underserved and vulnerable citizens of this country. CFED applauds President Obama for his renomination of Cordray to a full term as director.
Sep 12, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and Newark Mayor Cory Booker will be among the keynote speakers at the Corporation for Enterprise Development's (CFED) 2012 Assets Learning Conference: Ideas Into Action. The conference will bring together more than 1,200 advocates, policymakers, academics and others to promote policies that help low- and moderate-income families save money, accumulate assets and connect to the financial mainstream.
Sep 12, 2012
On September 4, CFED, ideas42 and the Citi Foundation announced the launch of the Behavioral Economics Technical Assistance (BETA) Project. The goal of the BETA Project is to use behavioral economics theory to improve the effectiveness and reach of products and services that help people increase their financial stability.
Jan 31, 2012
2012 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard Shows Major Increase in “Asset Poor” Households
Jan 4, 2012
Director Enables Agency to Assume Full Powers to Protect Consumers in the Financial Marketplace
Jan 2, 2012
Grants will provide matching funds to IDA homeownership savers and support the creation of a financial education resource for low-income households in Bank of the West’s corporate footprint
Sep 20, 2011
President Andrea Levere Rings The Opening Bell
Jun 23, 2011
Citi and Citi Foundation provide $7.5 million anchor investment for innovative program
Jun 3, 2011
Reform would enable people with disabilities to open bank accounts, work and save towards financial self-reliance
Apr 19, 2011
Improvements to Assets for Independence Act Will Enable Low-Income Families to Increase their Financial Security & Wealth
Apr 13, 2011
Andrea Levere, president of the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED), issued the following statement on Wednesday in response to President Barack Obama’s call for changes in the U.S. tax system.
Sep 30, 2010
CFED President Andrea Levere’s 2010 State of the Field address, delievered at CFED's 2010 Asset Learning Conference on September 22, 2010 in Washington, DC.
Sep 29, 2010
Remarks by Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions Michael S. Barr at
CFED's 2010 Asset Learning Conference on September 22, 2010 in Washington, DC.
Sep 29, 2010
Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit accepting CFED's Assets and Opportunity Award at CFED's 2010 Assets Learning Conference in Washington, DC on September 23, 2010.
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