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On the Record with Esther George - Episode 3 (April 15, 2021) Podcast On the Record with Esther George - Episode 3 (April 15, 2021) Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President and CEO Esther George joins FHLB Des Moines President and CEO Kris Williams on this episode of On the Record to discuss a wide-range of industry topics. This episode was published on April 15, 2021. Understanding the Benefits of Servicing Released Vs. Retained Article Understanding the Benefits of Servicing Released Vs. Retained Our partners at FHLB Topeka shed light on how members can take advantage of the different servicing options available on sold loans. Maximize Your Down Payment Funds Through Community Partnerships Article Maximize Your Down Payment Funds Through Community Partnerships With FHLB Des Moines Down Payment Products, member institutions have the option to partner with third-party organizations to reach low-to-moderate homebuyers outside of their customer base. Introducing the new and improved mpf.fhlbdm.com! Article Introducing the new and improved mpf.fhlbdm.com! In an effort to better serve our members we've reimagined mpf.fhlbdm.com! We hope the changes provide a sizable improvement to your MPF experience. Coin of the Realm - Episode 16 Podcast Coin of the Realm - Episode 16 In this episode of The Insider, we discuss the features of a FHLB Des Moines Letter of Credit and explore some applications to support performance obligation guarantees. Supporting Performance Obligations with a Letter of Credit Article Supporting Performance Obligations with a Letter of Credit FHLB Des Moines Letters of Credit can support many types of performance obligations – on behalf of both members and their customers. The Value of the Dividend Article The Value of the Dividend As a customer, you have access to our full suite of products and services, education and much more. As a shareholder, you are entitled to a share of the Bank's profits which take the form of a cash dividend as well as a Community Investment Dividend. Capital Planning: More than Just an Adequacy Exercise Video/Webinar Capital Planning: More than Just an Adequacy Exercise As part of our Series of Solutions, FHLB Des Moines has partnered with Performance Trust Capital Partners to bring you this 75-minute webinar sharing tactics to optimize your capital while mitigating risk in the current economic environment. Kamchatka on Irkutsk - Episode 15 Podcast Kamchatka on Irkutsk - Episode 15 In this episode of The Insider, we discuss strategies to mitigate risk and introduce our Series of Solutions to help you optimize your interest rate sensitivity and effectively manage your balance sheet. The Value of Membership Article The Value of Membership Are you fully utilizing all of the benefits that come with being a member of Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines? Find out now. Breakeven Inflation Rate Funding Opportunities Article Breakeven Inflation Rate Funding Opportunities Our strategies team explores how to borrow at negative "real" advance rates using breakeven inflation rate analysis. Q4 2020 Economic Update Article Q4 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.