Why are CDFI credit unions vital to the economy?

first_imgCommunity development financial institution (CDFI) numbers have ripened in recent years, increasing 28% from 2013 to 2014, which may have a positive impact on the overall economy.According to a new study by the Filene Research Institute, credit unions with this designation are vital to making a significant impression on both social and economic development.Mark Pinsky, Opportunity Finance Network President & CEO explains how a CDFI credit union can influence and drive the economy. Pinsky’s organization, the Opportunity Finance Network is a national network of high-performing CDFIs that boasts around 15 credit union members.“Nearly a decade post-recession, many Americans are still walking a financial tightrope,” he explains. “The underbanked and unbanked communities are struggling to pay bills and make credit payments, have little to no savings to make ends meet if they were to experience a sudden drop in income, and have virtually no sustainable retirement savings. Irresponsible and predatory financiers target the underbanked and feed off of their need for immediate cash flow.” continue reading » 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more

La Liga’s coronavirus plan: UCL on weekends, four games every ten days

first_img Loading… Read Also: Fans tip Pulev to ‘crush’ Joshua after watching Bulgarian training video He told Spanish radio outlet Cadena Cope: “We’re working on that other virus which is seeing what happens with our contracts around the world. “We have a very important week ahead. “We have 100 different obligations with 100 operators around the world and, if there’s no broadcasting, there’s no earning. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Champions League games would be played on Saturday’s under LaLiga’s plan to tackle the impact of coronoavirus. And teams still competing in Europe would play up to four games in ten days, according to LaLiga president Javier Tebas. LaLiga president Javier Tebas has outlined plans that will see Champions League played on Saturdays Spanish football – like many major European leagues – is suspended until April 4. But Tebas is still hopeful of finishing the season in time to play the Champions League final on June 27 and the Europa League final three days earlier on June 24. He told Spanish outlet Mundo Deportivo the biggest teams would have to cram games in the most but the plan even allows for a short pre-season. Under Tebas’ strategy, LaLiga would commence on April 16 to allow for a “short 15-day pre-season” from April 1. Champions League fixtures would take place on Saturday’s and LaLiga fixtures would be shifted from their usual Saturday and Sunday slots to Monday nights. Promoted ContentCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthThese Are The Best Stargazing Locations You Can Find On EarthWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?The 10 Biggest Historical Mysteries That Can’t Be Solved5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWorld’s Most Delicious Foods17 Astonishingly Beautiful Cave ChurchesThe Best Cars Of All TimeA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs Spanish football regulations require at least 48 hours between games to allow players to rest so these new plans would push players to the limit. But LaLiga clubs are likely to be keen on the measures as they will reportedly miss out on £456million in TV revenue if the season is not completed. Tebas is particularly eager for the season to be finished as he explained to Spanish radio on Monday.last_img read more

JCHS volleyball team member tests positive for COVID-19

first_imgNorth Vernon, IN — Jennings County High School (JCHS) informed parents, students, and the public late Friday that a student at the school had tested positive for coronavirus. A member of the volleyball team has contracted COVID-19 and the squad began a 14-day quarantine period on September 9.Additional close contacts have been identified and are being notified according to the school notice on social media. All close contacts will be able to return to school on September 24. Other family members of the close contacts are not required to quarantine unless the close contact develops symptoms.last_img read more

Argentina FA Demands ‘VIP’ Treatment for Messi from Morocco

first_imgLionel Messi – FC Barcelona Messi has not played for Argentina since the team got eliminated by France at the last World Cup finals in Russia and as part of preparations for the the continental competition this summer, AFA lined up two friendly matches for the team in the coming FIFA window.However, the Argentine FA has set strange conditions for the Moroccans to be able to have a feel of Messi.According to Spanish publication, Tribuna which cited another Spanish publication, Le 360 Sport, reported that the Moroccans must agree that no Moroccan player will be allowed to take pictures with Messi. Also, the media will not be allowed to take photographs of Messi.Another condition is that journalists will not be able to interview Messi while the Moroccan players must be instructed to be more careful ‘around Leo’ who will play for only 60 minutes.“Overall, Messi must be treated with respect and care on and off the pitch.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Femi Solaja with reportsFollowing the expected return of Lionel Messi back to the national team ahead of the forth coming South America version of Nations cup, Copa America, the Argentine FA has given Morocco Football Association, some strange conditions before the five-world footballer of the year will make the trip to North African nationMorocco may be the first national team that Messi will be featured as the team is set for a prestige friendly match with Argentina on March 26, three days after a match against Venezuela.last_img read more