2013 Annual Report
INSURING DEPOSITS • EXAMINING INSTITUTIONS • MANAGING RECEIVERSHIPS • EDUCATING CONSUMERS
In its unique role as deposit insurer of banks and savings associations, and in cooperation with the other state and federal regulatory agencies, the FDIC promotes the safety and soundness of the U.S. financial system and insured depository institutions by identifying, monitoring, and addressing risks to the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF).
The FDIC promotes public understanding and the development of sound public policy by providing timely and accurate financial and economic information and analyses. It minimizes disruptive effects from the failure of financial institutions and promotes fairness in the sale of financial products and the provision of financial services.
The FDIC's long and continuing tradition of excellence in public service is supported and sustained by a highly skilled and diverse workforce that continuously monitors and responds rapidly and successfully to changes in the financial environment.
At the FDIC, we are working together to be the best.