In its unique role as deposit insurer of banks and savings associations, and in cooperation with the other state and federal regulatory agencies, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) promotes the safety and soundness of the U.S. financial system and the insured depository institutions by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF).
The FDIC promotes public understanding and the development of sound public policy by providing timely and accurate financial and economic information and analyses. It minimizes disruptive effects from the failure of financial institutions. It assures fairness in the sale of financial products and the provisions of financial services.
The FDIC’s long and continuing tradition of excellence in public service is supported and sustained by a highly skilled and diverse workforce that continuously monitors and responds rapidly and successfully to changes in the financial environment.
At FDIC, we are working together to be the best.
FDIC by the Numbers:
Deposit insurance limit
Electronic deposit insurance estimator user sessions
Failed banks resolved
Insured deposit dollars lost
Insured depository institutions
International representatives from 56 emerging and developing markets who received consultation, training, or assistance from the FDIC
Written deposit insurance inquiries
Money Smart consumers reached since inception
New bank accounts opened through the Alliance for Economic Inclusion
Banks participating in the small-dollar loan pilot program