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FDIC Top 10 List

Consumers increasingly look online for help with managing their finances

...but knowing where to go for reliable, practical money tips can be challenging. That's why the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has compiled a list of the "Top 10" Online Resources for Consumers on subjects ranging from deposit insurance to shopping for a bank account and avoiding financial fraud.
An online calculator that assists consumers and businesses in determining their deposit insurance coverage for each FDIC-insured bank where they have deposit accounts. EDIE also provides a printable report showing whether those deposits are fully protected or if any exceed the federal limits.

The FDIC's quarterly publication for consumers offers information and tips on credit cards, bank accounts, loans, scams, money management, and much more. Consumers can also listen to articles anywhere, anytime either online or by downloading a digital file.

An online directory that consumers can use to locate an FDIC-insured institution. The directory also provides information on what happened to a bank that changed names or no longer exists, and more.

An easy-to-use form to submit a question to the FDIC or a complaint regarding a financial institution. Consumers with questions or concerns can also call the FDIC toll-free at 1-877-ASK-FDIC, which is 1-877-275-3342.

Warnings about financial frauds and scams. Stay alert.

Useful information for small businesses, especially regarding access to loans, plus an online form to ask the FDIC any questions or register concerns.

Videos on topics such as deposit insurance and Internet fraud as well as messages from FDIC Chairman.

A financial education curriculum concentrating on the development of consumers' financial skills and positive banking relationships.

A Web page that provides easy access to helpful information for homeowners on avoiding foreclosure and foreclosure "rescue" scams.


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