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 the 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. It assures 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.
0 Insured Deposit Dollars Lost
$250,000 Deposit Insurance Limit
7,657 Insured Depository Institutions
157 Failed Banks Resolved
27,372 Consumer Complaints and Inquiries Answered
45,776 New Bank Accounts Opened through the Alliance for Economic Inclusion
7 Languages for Money Smart Curriculum
28 Banks Participating in the Small-Dollar Loan Pilot Program
442,557 Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator User Sessions