Here's some of the useful information that
consumers can find quickly and easily at www.fdic.gov,
the FDIC's Web site.
||Bank locations and
information: By using our lists, you can look up branch locations of any bank in your
city, get financial and other information about any FDIC-insured institution, and even
verify whether a particular institution is insured by us.
||The Year 2000: The
FDIC Y2K Web site includes stories from previous issues of FDIC Consumer News that explain
what's being done to ensure banks will operate smoothly on and after January 1, 2000, and
what consumers can do to help protect against Y2K glitches.
You'll find our Electronic Deposit Insurance
Estimator (EDIE), which helps you determine if your funds are over the $100,000
insurance limit and gives answers to frequently
asked questions about deposit insurance.
Internet site has dozens of brochures, back copies of FDIC Consumer News and other FDIC
publications that explain consumer protections, including deposit insurance and fair
reinvestment: Learn more about the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) and search a CRA
database to find out an institution's most recent rating of how well it is serving the
credit needs of the community, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods.
The "Learning Bank" helps kids, parents and teachers learn about the FDIC and
the banking system.