Deposit Accounts and Deposit Insurance
Checking and Savings Accounts
Checking Account Denials (CFPB)
Know your rights and what actions you should take when you have been denied a checking account.
Checking Accounts: More Questions to Ask (FDIC)
Find out what questions you should be asking to help you get the best deals on a checking account that meets your needs.
Checking and Savings Accounts (FDIC)
Learn the differences between checking and savings accounts and how to make the best use of each type of account.
Managing Your Checking Account (CFPB)
Get information on account management, including how to avoid overdraft fees.
Selecting a Lower-Risk Account (CFPB)
Learn about low-risk, low-fee checking accounts and what you should do if a bank or credit union denies your request for a checking account.
Your Rights to Financial Privacy (FDIC)
Understand your rights to financial privacy and what you need to do to exercise those rights.
You've Been Turned Down for a Checking or Savings Account: Now What? (FDIC)
Find out what to do if you are denied a new account and if the negative information being reported about you is wrong.
- Checking Account Denials (CFPB)
Beware of Potential Scams Using the Agency's Name (FDIC)
Protect yourself from scammers stating they are Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) agents or employees, or who ask for personal financial or deposit account information.
Share Insurance Coverage (NCUA)
Learn about federal credit union share insurance and determine whether a credit union is federally insured.
Español Cobertura de seguro de depósitos
Understanding Deposit Insurance (FDIC)
Looks at investment products beyond deposits, such as mutual funds and annuities, and whether these products are insured.
- Beware of Potential Scams Using the Agency's Name (FDIC)