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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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Video / July 28, 2020 Advisory Committee on Community Banking

Watch the proceedings of the committee meeting.

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Video / July 27, 2020

MDI Subcommittee
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Video / Jun. 25, 2020

FDIC Board Meeting

Video / Apr. 28, 2020

How to Open a Bank Account


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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 the financial fabric of this country. Subscribe for email reminders.

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Jul. 23, 2020

Episode 2: The Role of Minority Banks
Alden McDonald, President and CEO of Liberty Bank, an African American owned and managed bank, joins us to talk about the critical role of Minority Depository Institutions in our nation’s banking system and how they serve the financial needs of communities of color.

Speeches & Testimony

Financial Institution Letters