The Filene Research Institute hopes a new set of products will improve the way credit unions and banks help low-income consumers manage their finances.
Test products include auto loan help, loans to savings programs, small loans program.
NCUF testing program to help credit unions make more auto loans to lower income members.
Ford Foundation pledge of $700,000 to fund launch of financial services incubator.
Year long campaign will focus on cooperatives of many different types.
The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions announced a new program designed to help New York City area CDCUs offer payday loan alternatives last week.
Bank of America will make $10 million available for deposits in community development credit unions across the country, according to the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.