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FDIC Issues Summer 2013 Consumer Newsletter

The FDIC recently announced the Summer 2013 issue of FDIC Consumer News.  The newsletter covers a range of topics, including:

  • 15 “quick tips” to help seniors confronting a range of financial issues, including reverse mortgages and avoiding fraudulent schemes
  • Wire transfer fraud, including scams related to transferring funds to strangers in foreign countries
  • Adjustable Rate Mortgages, and advice for borrowers comparing ARMs to traditional mortgage loans
  • Health Savings Accounts, and tips for consumers
  • Student loans, and advice to borrowers having trouble repaying them

A copy of the newsletter can be found here.  A press release announcing the newletter was issued on September 9th.


Spring Edition of FDIC Consumer News Now Available -- Get Yours Today!

The Spring 2012 edition of FDIC Consumer News is now available.  The latest quarterly installment provides advice to consumers about: 

  • How to buy a CD
  • Saving for college
  • How to pick a car loan
  • Tips for solving complaints with a bank

The newsletter is available on-line here

For people who prefer a paper copy – and who likely are not reading this post! – call the FDIC at 877-275-3342. 


Fall 2011 Issue of FDIC Consumer News now online

The Fall 2011 issue of “FDIC Consumer News” is now available online.  This is a quarterly publication of the FDIC Office of Public Affairs intended to inform consumers of recent developments in banking.  The latest issue advises consumers regarding recent changes in FDIC insurance coverage; upcoming changes in how banks authenticate users of Internet banking applications; information about credit reports and scores; and retirement savings strategies.