StimuRuFES… RuFES: Meet the Federal Stimulus Package!

What does the 2009 economic stimulus package (AKA: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) got to do with—and for—RuFES? What are the top two or three opportunities in the stimulus package that might help RuFES action teams Earn It? And Keep It? And Grow It? How can your community access and influence stimulus funds? What […]

The Nasty Nine: Helping Rural Families Avoid Predatory Lending Practices

Do the rural families you encounter turn to predatory lenders and products when they need money—and end up in worse financial straits? Here are some resources you can use to guide them to better lending products that can help them stay afloat and get ahead in this economy: A recording of the RuFES webinar on the Nasty […]

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