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Clear, reliable communication is vital to the FDIC’s mission to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system. The FDIC publishes regular updates on agency activities and banking developments in the banking system, the latest FDIC research and analysis, and educational information for consumers. Follow our news stories, read speeches and testimony by FDIC officers and directors, learn about important policy changes, and get the details on upcoming FDIC conferences and events.


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Among the FDIC’s important missions is to help consumers understand and access our financial system so they can build a legacy for themselves and their families. The FDIC Podcast seeks to untangle the myths and mystery of the banking world and to shed light on how every person can become part of the financial fabric of this country. Subscribe for email reminders.

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Nov. 19, 2020

Episode 6: Community Banks and the Paycheck Protection Program
During the current global pandemic, how are the nation’s community banks performing in extending credit to struggling small businesses through the Small Business Administration’s Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)? The FDIC’s Diane Ellis and Angela Hinton discuss new evidence that reveals the deep roots community banks have into the nation’s small business sector.

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