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Advance Strategies with an Inverted Yield Curve
With the recent inversion of the yield curve, our members are challenged to balance cost savings with rate risk mitigation. Get details on the benefits of building a blended advance strategy.

Member Borrowing Capacity in a Rising Rate Environment
Collateral plays a vital role in members' borrowing capacity. Voluntarily listing data can make a difference. Read more about the latest residential loan collateral valuation and what it means for members.

Growing Deposits Wisely
Competing for scarce deposits can be very expensive. Use advances to relieve pricing pressure while retaining your stable accounts. Learn how to make a smart choice, as illustrated by a current example.

Dutch Auction Advance Bidding Tips and Strategy
What if you had the ability to set your own advance rate? FHLBank Boston lets you do just that when it conducts a Dutch Auction Advance Special. Unlike traditional specials, where we set rates prior to the offering, members submit bids for their preferred advance amount and rate.

Maximize Borrowing Capacity with Voluntary Listing
Accurate data is critical to borrowing capacity. Get details on our recent analysis of member data. We'll review steps you can take to ensure you are receiving values that reflect your own loan mix and quality.

Exposed to Rising Rates? Consider the Classic Plus Cap Advance
Members seeking long-term protection, as well as the potential to decrease interest expense should short-term rates continue to rise, will find the Classic Plus Cap Advance a beneficial funding option to consider.

Using Amortizing Advances to Fund 15-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Loans
Learn how members can book 15-year fixed-rate mortgages and manage the interest-rate risk using FHLBank Boston advances.

Using Classic Advances to Fund 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Loans
Learn how members are funding their 30-year fixed-rate mortage production with long-term advances.

Using FHLB Boston Classic Advances to Fund Commercial Real Estate Loans
Use FHLB Boston advances to fund commercial loans and limit your interest rate risk

Using Classic Advances and Deposits to Fund 30-Year Fixed-Rate Mortgage Loans
Earn an average spread of almost 200 basis points by holding 30-year fixed-rate mortgages.

Using Classic Advances to Fund 15-Year Mortgage Loans
Learn how members are protecting net interest income in a rising rate environment. Adobe PDF icon


Funding Strategy Models
Looking to fund loans or securities with advances? A Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston funding-strategy model can help you develop strategies to hedge interest-rate risk and maximize profitability.

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