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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.

November Cover November 2019: Business Cents

Making sense of small business expenses




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October Cover October 2019: Banking at the Speed of Technology

Follow these tips to help ensure your money stays secure



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September Cover September 2019: Is the Money on My Prepaid Card FDIC-Insured?

To protect your funds, make sure your card is insurable and registered



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August Cover August 2019: Beware of Fake Checks

Protect yourself from fake check scams with these tips from FDIC Consumer News



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