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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.

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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Fall 2017 CoverFall 2017

Dealing with Debt: Tips to Help You Borrow Wisely and Pay Off Loans and Credit Card Bills

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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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  • Consumer Assistance & Information

    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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