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Single Idaho credit union granted CDFI funding

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Another Idaho credit union has been certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), and in addition was the only one receiving a Treasury Department grant during the most recent round of funding. The new CDFI is Freedom Northwest Credit ...

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For the low-income, banks are moving out of reach (access required)

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Banking isn’t easy if you’re poor. Nationwide, checking accounts are getting more expensive and fees are getting harder to avoid, according to the most recent MoneyRates.com Checking Account Fee Survey. “Compared with five years ago, monthly maintenance fees are up ...

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