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Federal Deposit
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Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

FDIC: FDIC Consumer News

FDIC Consumer News provides practical guidance on how to become a smarter, safer user of financial services. Issues and selected articles offer helpful hints, quick tips and common–sense strategies to protect and stretch your hard-earned dollars.

October 2018 Cover October 2018: What You Need to Know About Credit and Debit Card Billing Issues

People are making more purchases than ever with credit and debit cards. The more you use your cards, the more likely it is you will experience a credit or debit billing issue.

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September 2018 Cover September 2018: Savings Are Great for Short-Term Goals Too

Money in an account that allows for easy access, and provides opportunity for growth, is a great alternative to a piggy bank.

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August 2018 Cover August 2018: Finance 101

Fall is an exciting time for many college students. Making new friends and settling into a new environment can be fun, but it also comes with new responsibilities.

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Summer 2018 Cover Special Anniversary Edition

25 Years of Tips You Can Bank On: Time-Tested Strategies for Managing and Protecting Your Money

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    Consumer News Archive

    Past Issues of the Consumer News Archvie

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    Money Smart - A Financial Education Program

    Money Smart is a comprehensive financial education curriculum designed to help low- and moderate-income individuals outside the financial mainstream enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships.

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    This FDIC website promotes access to mainstream banking as a stepping stone to economic opportunity.


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  • Customer Assistance Form

    This form is for consumers who have questions regarding FDIC deposit insurance coverage, or an inquiry or a complaint regarding your financial institution.

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