Edward G. Boehne braved the cold one recent day to talk with bankers and businesspeople in two Delaware beach communities.

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia purposely scheduled his visit for the resort area's off-season. "You have to go when the people want to talk," he said.

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