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On the Record with Bill Bemis - Episode 2 Podcast On the Record with Bill Bemis - Episode 2 Our featured guest in this episode is FHLB Des Moines Chief Capital Markets Officer, Bill Bemis. Join us as Bill shares insights on how the Federal Home Loan Banks are funded, as well as a front-line view of liquidity and interest rates. Article Anticipating and Minimizing the Impact of a Reduction in Credit Capacity Similar to other strategies you have in place to manage liquidity risk, the Bank offers resources and information as they relate to your access to FHLB Des Moines Advances and products. Article Contingency Collateral Options Additional collateral options to consider for quickly pledging to avoid a collateral shortfall. Article Maximize Collateral Capacity Maximizing collateral pledged to the Bank will increase your capacity to use FHLB Des Moines products. 11/17/2020 All-Member Webinar Video/Webinar 11/17/2020 All-Member Webinar On 11/17, President and CEO Kris Williams and Chief Business Officer Wil Osborn hosted an All-Member Webinar discussing the year thus far as well as a look forward to 2021. Georgia On My Mind - Episode 12 Podcast Georgia On My Mind - Episode 12 In this episode of The Insider, we continue to assess the current financial landscape and explore opportunities to help you manage your cost of funds. MPF Xtra & MPF Traditional: A Member Success Story Case Study MPF Xtra & MPF Traditional: A Member Success Story Learn how Oregon Community Credit Union is balancing its usage of MPF Xtra and MPF Traditional to gain a competitive advantage in their local markets. Q3 2020 Economic Update Article Q3 2020 Economic Update Each quarter our Member Strategies Team takes an in-depth look at the economic issues facing the nation while providing a unique commentary on the effects they may have on our members. Don't Let Current Liquidity Be “the Tail that Wags the Dog!” Video/Webinar Don't Let Current Liquidity Be “the Tail that Wags the Dog!” Yes, there is a liquidity crisis, just not the one most financial institutions anticipated…too much current liquidity. This webinar features Darling Consulting Group addressing key approaches for liquidity management in today's challenging environment. Beware: Action Inertia - Episode 11 Podcast Beware: Action Inertia - Episode 11 On this episode of The Insider, we recap the FHLB Des Moines Leadership Summit and access the current economic landscape. Community Investment Advance Makes Rehabilitation of Historic Site Possible: A Case Study Case Study Community Investment Advance Makes Rehabilitation of Historic Site Possible: A Case Study Without the partnership between member CDFI Great Minnesota Housing Fund and FHLB Des Moines, the rehabilitation and renovation of the historic Cloquet Middle School may not have occurred. Affordable Housing Program Overview Video/Webinar Affordable Housing Program Overview In this video, we illustrate how the Affordable Housing Program has helped strengthen the foundations of community throughout the 13 states and three US Pacific Territories we serve.