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2008-2013 Strategic Plan
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Mission, Vision and Values

Mission
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency created by the Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation’s financial system by:

  • insuring deposits;
  • examining and supervising financial institutions for safety and soundness and consumer protection; and
  • managing receiverships.

Vision
The FDIC is a recognized leader in promoting sound public policies, addressing risks in the nation’s financial system, and carrying out its insurance, supervisory, consumer protection, and receivership management responsibilities.

Values
The FDIC and its employees have a tradition of distinguished public service. Six core values guide us in accomplishing our mission.

    Integrity
    We adhere to the highest ethical and professional standards.

    Competence
    We are a highly skilled, dedicated, and diverse workforce that is empowered to achieve outstanding results.

    Teamwork
    We communicate and collaborate effectively with one another and with other regulatory agencies.

    Effectiveness
    We respond quickly and successfully to risks in insured depository institutions and the financial system.

    Accountability
    We are accountable to each other and to our stakeholders to operate in a financially responsible and operationally effective manner.

    Fairness
    We respect individual viewpoints and treat one another and our stakeholders with impartiality, dignity and trust.




Last Updated 12/08/2008 Finance@fdic.gov