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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.

August 2020 Cover August 2020: Prepare Your Finances to Weather the Storm

Understand the financial impacts of flood disasters




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July 2020 Cover July 2020: Working Through Financial Difficulty

Overcoming budgetary setbacks




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June 2020 Cover June 2020: No Cash Payments? Now What?

In a digital economy, what are my options?




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May 2020 Cover May 2020: Wondering If Your Deposits Are Fully Insured?

Meet FDIC’s Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator--EDIE




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