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Liquidity Stress Testing Scenarios Article Liquidity Stress Testing Scenarios View several testing scenarios to consider when validating your operational procedures and liquidity access. Advance Transactions Guide Article Advance Transactions Guide Ready to take out a FHLB Des Moines Advance? Here are the steps you should take to initiate the process. Operational Liquidity Testing Checklist and Best Practices Article Operational Liquidity Testing Checklist and Best Practices Testing ensures your operational procedures are effective and demonstrates your access to liquidity. Can your institution demonstrate the appropriate personnel understand the process of requesting funds from FHLB Des Moines? Funding Strategies to Protect Yourself Against Interest Rate Risk Article Funding Strategies to Protect Yourself Against Interest Rate Risk Regardless of your interest rate sensitivity position, FHLB Des Moines has a multitude of advance products to provide protection against future economic disruptions or yield curve volatility. 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. 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. FHLB Des Moines Advances: Never Underestimate the Value of Flexibility Article FHLB Des Moines Advances: Never Underestimate the Value of Flexibility FHLB Des Moines advances offer flexibility in terms, structures, prepayment provisions, restructuring, optionality, advance size, “just-in-time” availability and settlement dates. They also offer an unparalleled level of dividend-adjusted pricing and duration certainty. Community Investment Advances: A Perfect Fit with Your Funding Strategy Article Community Investment Advances: A Perfect Fit with Your Funding Strategy Community Investment Advances may be a perfect fit for your funding strategy in 2021. Tools for Liquidity Testing Article Tools for Liquidity Testing Take a look at the tools and information we have available for liquidity testing using FHLB Des Moines Overnight Advances. Managing Liquidity and Profitability in Today's Environment Video/Webinar Managing Liquidity and Profitability in Today's Environment This 75-minute webinar, presented by the FHLB Des Moines and Dave Koch of Abrigo, delivers relevant and timely information on how to cope with the challenges of balance sheet management and profitability. Marginal Cost of Funds Whitepaper Marginal Cost of Funds Like many others, your institution has likely experienced record deposit growth over the past few years. While a lack of attractive opportunities in which to invest this low cost source of funding is less than ideal, deposit growth has been widely viewed as a source of strength.