The FDIC offers a wide range of resources and tools to help protect consumers from financial harm by providing financial education and resources in their communities.
Learn how to open an account at an FDIC-Insured bank.
Locate FDIC-insured banking institutions.
Consumer Assistance Topics
Explore key banking topics and learn how to protect yourself from fraud.
Learn about your coverage and why deposit insurance is beneficial.
Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator (EDIE)
Calculate the insurance coverage for your personal or business accounts.
FDIC Consumer News
This monthly publication offers practical guidance on using financial services smartly and safely.
Money Smart – A Financial Education Program
The FDIC program that helps you grow your financial knowledge and teach others about finances.
Audio shows that aim to help with personal finances, consumer protection, or banking history.
Other Regulators and Organizations
Federal, state, and non-government agencies that work to regulate banks or oversee financial markets.
Subscribe to FDIC Publications
Sign up to receive FDIC consumer publications via email.
The FDIC encourages engagement at the local level to connect people with partners and resources in their communities.
Alliance for Economic Inclusion
These coalitions work to promote the widespread availability and use of safe, affordable, and sustainable financial products.
Community Affairs Events
The FDIC hosts meetings with banks, community groups, and educational organizations to support financial capability and inclusion.
Contacts for Community Affairs
FDIC staff across the country are available to answer questions or address concerns.
Youth Banking Resource Center
Collaboration between schools and banks introduce young people to financial education and services at an early age.
Youth Employment Resource Center
Learn about resources that support financial education and access to safe, affordable insured accounts for youth participating in employment programs.