Man with shopping bag being checked out at a register by a woman in a blue apron in a gourmet food store

2021 Small Business Credit Survey: Report on Employer Firms

Small businesses continue to face significant challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic, including weak demand, heightened expenses, and limited credit availability. Nearly one-third of firms say they’re unlikely to survive without additional government aid until sales recover.

Featured Work

Gender Disparities in Financial Well-Being from the Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking

This report analyzes gender differences with respect to individuals’ banking habits, credit access, and retirement planning from the Federal Reserve Board’s 2018 Survey of Household Economics and Decisionmaking (SHED).

Credit & Capital

Press Release

Small Employer Firms’ Revenue Continued to Grow in 2019; Funding Shortfalls, Financial Challenges Are Threats in COVID-19 Crisis

Federal Reserve Banks’ Small Business Report Finds Firm Performance Held Steady from Previous Year; New Supplemental Brief Explores Financial Resiliency of Small Firms Facing Sustained Revenue Shock

Featured Data

Generic bar graph with bars of various lengths

Community Profiles

The Community Development and Regional Outreach Department has compiled information on each region within the Third Federal Reserve District and has developed a suite of materials that the department calls community profiles.

Updated: 10 Mar ’20

Generic line chart with two lines

Consumer Credit Explorer

The Consumer Credit Explorer (CCE) is an interactive tool for examining trends in consumer credit use at the regional, state, and national levels.

Updated: 14 May ’20