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The FHLBank Boston Solution Center offers a broad range of tools, case studies, and articles to help you achieve your goals.

Improving Liquidity with Letters of Credit
Does your funding mix include Public Unit Deposits? How are you securing them? A letter of credit can help you attract and hold municipal deposits while positively impacting your liquidity, interest-rate risk, and earnings profile.

Insurance Member Meeting
View the presentation from the November 14, 2019 meeting.

Benefit from Using the HLB-Option Advance
Explore how to use the HLB-Option to meet earnings, cash flow, and duration needs.

Introducing the SOFR-Indexed Advance
FHLBank Boston has developed a new advance solution as markets transition away from LIBOR. The SOFR-Indexed Advance is designed to provide access to variable-rate funding while also offering the liquidity benefits of term borrowings.

Reduce Interest Expense with the Advance Renewal Discount Program
Shrinking margins put pressure on you to be as efficient as possible with your funding decisions. Explore the Advance Renewal Discount Program, which offers discounted funding on advance renewals.

Prepare Today for Investment Opportunities Tomorrow
Learn about three funding strategies you can implement today to prepare for tomorrow's investment opportunities.

Restructuring Advances to Improve Margin
Recent moves in the yield curve have created an opportunity for members to restructure advances. Restructuring can be a valuable tool to improve margins and help preserve earnings. See how this strategy could help your institution lower interest costs while avoiding prepayment fees.

Balance Sheet Decisions That Can Help NEV Results
A new approach to supervise interest-rate risk can shift your credit union into a higher-risk category. Learn how your balance sheet decisions can impact test results.

Using Advances to Efficiently Price Deposits
Competition for deposits can impact your business and erode interest margins. Learn how FHLBank Boston helps depository institution members efficiently price deposits to control interest expense.

Community Bank Leverage Ratio (CBLR)
The Community Bank Leverage Ratio (CBLR) proposed by regulators offers a sharp reduction in the regulatory burden, complexity, and costs for qualifying banks. Read our analysis and see how FHLBank Boston membership can potentially spur growth and earnings for community banks.

Discount Note Auction-Floater Advance
Are you looking for exposure to the front end of the yield curve, but also want to improve liquidity, all while maintaining flexibility? FHLBank Boston's Discount Note Auction-Floater Advance can be a valuable tool in managing liquidity, earnings and interest-rate risk concerns.

Supplementing Earnings from Liability Management
Two primary goals for your investment portfolio are to provide liquidity and earnings. When future opportunities to supplement earnings from the asset side diminish, we have a solution to help you accomplish your goals. Choose your institution:
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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.

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

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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