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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.

March 2020 Cover March 2020: Scammers Pretending to be the FDIC

Protect yourself against imposters




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February 2020 Cover February 2020: How Does the FDIC Protect Consumers?

Insure Deposits, Supervise Institutions, Address Concerns, Provide Resources




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January 2020 Cover January 2020: Thinking About Upcoming College Expenses?

Planning Ahead is Key




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December Cover December 2019: What You Should Know About Gift Cards

So you can enjoy giving and receiving




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