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Financial Inclusion Feature

Place Matters: Opportunities for Resiliency in Rural America

January 30th, 2017

Rural communities across the United States face a unique set […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Low-wage work alone cannot sustain families

January 20th, 2017

For millions of Americans, working one full-time job no longer […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Data Rewind: Household Financial Security in the Mid South

January 9th, 2017

Although some progress has been made to ensure economic security, […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs): Partners in Improving Health

January 6th, 2017

Social determinants of health are the environmental conditions in which […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Irregular Scheduling Undercuts Work-Life Balance and Worker Productivity

January 3rd, 2017

Erratic work scheduling skews the work-life balance for millions of […]

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Education and Workforce Development Feature

Registered Apprenticeships a Proven Workforce Development Tool: National Apprenticeship Week

November 18th, 2016

The intersection of persistent poverty and high unemployment rates across […]

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Financial Inclusion Feature

Mississippi, Louisiana Least Banked States in the Nation

November 15th, 2016

New data released by the FDIC, the 2015 National Survey […]

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Health & Heath Care Feature

The Value of Health Insurance for Mid South Residents: Examining Marketplace Insurance Premium Increases 

November 8th, 2016

A recent report released by the U.S. Department of Health […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

All Mississippians pay taxes

November 3rd, 2016

Nearly half of the state’s working families are considered working […]

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Budget & Tax Blog

School funding still going down in Mississippi and several other states

October 26th, 2016

Tax cutting states among those with deepest cuts for schools […]

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