Skip Header
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

News

Podcasts

The FDIC is committed to helping consumers understand and access the U.S. banking system. FDIC podcasts aim to demystify personal finances, explain consumer protection measures, teach banking history, and more. Subscribe for email reminders.

Podcast Directory

FDIC Podcast coming soon
FDIC History of the Crisis Podcast Cover
Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

FDIC Podcast

FDIC Podcast

FDIC Podcast / Episode 4 / September 21, 2020

Keeping Up With Technology

There is a technological wave sweeping over our banking system, changing how banks operate and even how we bank. In this episode, Brandon Milhorn discusses FDiTech, an FDIC effort to promote the adoption of new technology as a means to ensure everyone can participate in the financial life of this country.
Transcript

FDIC Podcast

FDIC Podcast / Episode 3 / August 24, 2020

Understanding Your Credit Score

What's in a number? When it comes to your credit score, a lot! The FDIC's Leonard Chanin examines what goes into your credit score and why it matters so much in your financial life.
Transcript

FDIC Podcast

FDIC Podcast / Episode 2 / July 23, 2020

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.
Transcript

FDIC Podcast

FDIC Podcast / Episode 1 / June 20, 2020

The State of Banking

Against the backdrop of the global public health emergency, Chairman Jelena McWilliams discusses the state of banking in the United States, and the efforts of the FDIC and other regulators to ensure banks are best positioned to aid in the nation’s economic recovery.
Transcript

FDIC Podcast

FDIC Podcast / Trailer / June 20, 2020

Introducing the FDIC Podcast!

By speaking with thought leaders and experts in finance, the FDIC Podcast aspires to untangle the myths and mystery of the banking world, and to shed light on how every family can become part the financial fabric of this country.
Transcript


Crisis and Response: An FDIC History, 2008-2013

FDIC History of the Crisis Podcast Cover

Crisis and Response: An FDIC History, 2008–2013 / OVERVIEW / Ep. 1

Overview

Table of Contents:
• Foreword
• Acknowledgements
Overview    Transcript

FDIC History of the Crisis Podcast Cover

Crisis and Response: An FDIC History, 2008–2013 / PART 1 / Ep. 2

Financial Crisis and Response

Origins of the Crisis
Chapter 1    Transcript

FDIC History of the Crisis Podcast Cover

Crisis and Response: An FDIC History, 2008–2013 / PART 1 / Ep. 3

Financial Crisis and Response

The Temporary Liquidity Guarantee Program: A Systemwide Systemic Risk Exception
Chapter 2    Transcript

FDIC History of the Crisis Podcast Cover

Crisis and Response: An FDIC History, 2008–2013 / PART 1 / Ep. 4

Financial Crisis and Response

Use of Systemic Risk Exceptions to Provide Assistance to Individual Institutions during the Financial Crisis
Chapter 3   Transcript

FDIC History of the Crisis Podcast Cover

Crisis and Response: An FDIC History, 2008–2013 / PART 2 / Ep. 5

Banking Crisis and Response

Bank Supervision
Chapter 4    Transcript

FDIC History of the Crisis Podcast Cover

Crisis and Response: An FDIC History, 2008–2013 / PART 2 / Ep. 6

Banking Crisis and Response

Deposit Insurance: Fund Management and Risk-Based Deposit Insurance Assessments
Chapter 5   Transcript

FDIC History of the Crisis Podcast Cover

Crisis and Response: An FDIC History, 2008–2013 / PART 2 / Ep. 7

Banking Crisis and Response

Bank Resolutions and Receiverships
Chapter 6   Transcript


MoneySmart: The Basics of Banking

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BASICS OF BANKING / Ep. 1

How Having A Bank Account Protects Your Money

Learn About Types Of Financial Institutions, Security, Your Legal Rights, And Privacy.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BASICS OF BANKING / Ep. 2

What A Bank Can Do For You

Learn About The Benefits Of Banking, Types Of Accounts, Credit Cards, And Consumer Loans.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BASICS OF BANKING / Ep. 3

How To Protect Your Identity

Get Vital Information To Prevent Identity Theft — Or Take Action If You Think You’re A Victim.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BASICS OF BANKING / Ep. 4

Prepare Yourself Financially For A Disaster

Know How To Prepare And Where To Store Your Financial Information In Case Of Emergency.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BASICS OF BANKING / Ep. 5

When There’s Too Much Debt

Learn Ways to Get Out of Debt, Find a Credit Counselor, and Avoid Risky Debt Consolidation.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / CHECKING ACCOUNTS / Ep. 1

Open A Checking Account

Choose An Account That’s Right For You, And Find Out How To Open An Account.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / CHECKING ACCOUNTS / Ep. 2

Make Deposits And Write Checks

Learn About Banking Transactions, Including Direct Deposit, And Online And Telephone Banking.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / CHECKING ACCOUNTS / Ep. 3

Balance Your Checkbook

Understand Your Statement And Learn To Reconcile It With Your Check Register.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / SAVINGS/SPENDING PLAN / Ep. 1 / Part 1

Find Money To Save

Learn How Small Savings Add Up Fast When You Pay Yourself First, Cut Spending, Or Increase Your Income.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / SAVINGS/SPENDING PLAN / Ep. 1 / Part 2

Find Money To Save

Learn How Small Savings Add Up Fast When You Pay Yourself First, Cut Spending, Or Increase Your Income.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / SAVINGS/SPENDING PLAN / Ep. 2

Open A Savings Account

Choose The Right Account For You And Learn How To Open Your Account.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / SAVINGS/SPENDING PLAN / Ep. 3

Start Investing

Learn About Types Of Investments And Retirement Plans, And How To Evaluate An Investment.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BORROWING MONEY / Ep. 1

Decide Whether To Borrow

Understand The Costs And Risks Of Borrowing And Using Credit; Learn To Shop For The Best Option.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BORROWING MONEY / Ep. 2 / Part 1

Be Able To Borrow

Learn To Review And Understand Your Credit Report And Build Stronger Credit.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BORROWING MONEY / Ep. 2 / Part 2

Be Able To Borrow

Learn To Review And Understand Your Credit Report And Build Stronger Credit.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BORROWING MONEY / Ep. 3

Choose The Right Loan

Learn How Different Loans Work From Down Payments, Interest, And To Fees And Penalties.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BORROWING MONEY / Ep. 4

Use Credit Cards Wisely

Learn How To Choose The Right Card, Read Your Statement, And Avoid Problems.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BORROWING MONEY / Ep. 5

Finance A Purchase With A Loan

Learn How Loans Work For Cars And Other Purchases, Get Tips For Car Buying, And Avoid Paying Too Much For Rent To Own Purchases.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BORROWING MONEY / Ep. 6

Finance A Home With A Loan

Learn How Loans Work For Mortgages, Determine If Buying A Home Is For You, And How To Avoid Mortgage Foreclosure Scams.
Transcript

Money Smart Podcast Network Cover

Money Smart: How Banks Work and the Benefits of Using Them / BORROWING MONEY / Ep. 7

Protect Yourself While Borrowing

Find Out How To Avoid Predatory Loans And Scams — And How To Get Help If You’re A Victim.
Transcript