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The power of good referrals

When you're turned down for business financing, a good referral can put you on the path to "yes."

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So you’re buying your first manufactured home

Buying your first manufactured home is exciting, and can be stressful. Knowing what needs to happen at each stage can smooth out the process.

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Want to build a great board? Share!

Sharing your knowledge, tools and skills with a new board member is a key part of creating—or maintaining—a great team.

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12 reasons to Eat Local

Why Eat Local? Here are 12 good reasons.

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Your Turn topples the down payment barrier

New loan program for low-income homebuyers aims to remove their biggest barrier to home ownership.

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Ten steps to a 'project-ready' ROC

Proper planning can ease the stress of resident-owned community infrastructure projects.

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Quality early childhood education offers economic benefit for NH

A new report analyzes the economic cost and benefits of funding evidence-based early-childhood programs in N.H.

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Thinking about your spring cleaning projects?

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Plan, shop first and share for a more-cleansing spring cleaning experience.

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Infrastructure is the backbone of every ROC

More than any other asset of a resident-owned community, its infrastructure must be monitored and maintained.

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Cooperative spirit still going strong in New Hampshire

New Hampshire's food cooperatives invest some of their savings in ways that promote affordable housing cooperatives, like resident-owned communities (ROCs).

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Transforming lives, transforming communities

Success stories

Consumers, farmers, producers benefit from food co-op's expansion

More local food on the Littleton Food Co-op's shelves is good for consumers, farmers, food producers, and the state.
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Save! In just 10 days, community avoids the auction block

Residents of a North Country manufactured-home park rallied quickly to save their homes and their community.
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Loan consolidation spells well-deserved raises for teachers

Customized financing helped Tilton early-education center save money and give teachers raises.
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A construction loan puts Asian market back in business

A ethnic market owned by a refugee family was itself homeless for three years. A timely loan helped it reopen, bigger and better than ever.
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Investments deepen Endowment's impact

“Investing in the Community Loan Fund is really awesome because it’s tested, predictable, it’s giving us return, and it passes the test of financial...
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