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Consumer Resource Center

Information and resources to educate and protect consumers, promote economic inclusion, and connect people with financial resources in their communities.

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Last Updated: June 20, 2024
Contacting the FDIC
Need help? Call our support center, or go online to submit a request, file a complaint or inquiry, and review commonly asked questions.
Protecting Consumers From Financial Harm
Access free financial education materials, newsworthy articles, opportunities to #GetBanked, and tools to find a bank or calculate your deposit insurance.
Connecting Communities to Financial Resources
Take a look at the upcoming FDIC community events, our strategy to connect you with local partners, and resources available in your community.

Protecting Consumers

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.

Get Banked!
Learn how to open an account at an FDIC-Insured bank.

Bank Find
Locate FDIC-insured banking institutions.

Consumer Assistance Topics
Explore key banking topics and learn how to protect yourself from fraud.

Deposit Insurance
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.

FDIC Tips on Appraisal Bias and Valuation
Consumers may have options to challenge or appeal the appraisal or evaluation and provide data if they suspect that the valuation is not accurate.

Money Smart – A Financial Education Program
The FDIC program that helps you grow your financial knowledge and teach others about finances.

Protecting Consumers

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.


Connecting Communities

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.

Community Affairs Program and Contacts
FDIC staff across the country are available to answer questions or address concerns.

Economic Inclusion
The FDIC is committed to ensuring that all Americans have access to affordable and sustainable products and services from insured depository institutions. Our work is guided by this Economic Inclusion Strategic Plan. Learn more about FDIC’s economic inclusion resources here.

Small Business Topics
Small business ownership can help individuals and families nationwide achieve financial stability and build long-term wealth.

Connecting Communities

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.


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