Account Screening Consumer Reporting Agencies: A Banking Access PerspectiveThe CFE Fund and the National Consumer Law Center co-wrote this report, outlining the tremendous and deeply flawed role that account screening consumer reporting agencies (“CRAs”) play in determining whether consumers can obtain a bank or credit union account.
Financial Empowerment Center Replication InitiativeProfessional, one-on-one, municipally-led, free financial counseling, embedded into government social services
Lansing, MILansing has a population of 113,972, and is the fifth largest city in the State of Michigan. The CFE Fund has been working since 2013 with the City of Lansing, currently led by Mayor Virgil Bernero; Lansing currently serves as a Co-Chair of the CFE Coalition.
Amount the CFE Fund has granted to city governments and their partners.
CFE Fund works in around the country.
residents live in CFE Fund partner cities.
residents directly supported by CFE Fund programs.