Children in low-income communities in the Charlotte, North Carolina, area have among the worst chances in the country to climb the economic ladder.
From 2010 to 2015, middle-income households in 79 percent of the counties in the Fifth District experienced an average 1.2 percent annual decline in real mean income.
Federal Reserve leaders, including our Bank's research director, contributed perspectives and insights on investing in early childhood education during a forum in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Life as a waterman on the Chesapeake Bay is challenging, but there are opportunities according to a Richmond Fed report.
Beginning with the January 18 publication, the Beige Book will feature several improvements.
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen will address educators in Washington, D.C., and nationwide via webcast on January 12, 2017. Her live message for teachers will discuss the mission and responsibilities of the Federal Reserve System.
Access to affordable housing is the top current issue facing communities in the Fifth District according to a Richmond Fed survey of local and state government officials and community development professionals.
The Community Investment Council is one of several advisory groups that provide “on the ground” information to the Bank.
Learn how the Federal Reserve is raising awareness across the country about the importance of financial education this October.
Our tool Invest in What’s Next helps students build their plan for life after high school.