banking deserts

Life in a Banking Desert

By Terri Friedline and Mathieu Despard

MetLife Foundation funds research that takes a deep dive into how low-income communities are becoming “banking deserts.” The project, known as “Mapping Financial Opportunity,” will provide a tool that policy makers at all levels, regulators, consumer advocates, families and others can use to search by zip code and learn more about the financial opportunity within their communities.

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