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Bailout Plan Wins Approval

October 4, 2008 – The New York Times — After the House reversed course and gave final approval to the $700 billion economic bailout package, President Bush quickly signed it into law on Friday, authorizing the Treasury to undertake what could become the most expensive government intervention in history. …[and] increasing the amount of savings insured by the Federal government to $250,000 per account, from $100,000. [] Read more»

FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair discusses the role of FDIC in keeping depositors' monies safe

September 21, 2008 – CNBC’s Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo - The FDIC is in the spotlight more than ever these days. It was--it was founded during the Great Depression, and today, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation insures more than $4 trillion of your money in over 8,000 banks across the country. Joining me now is the FDIC chairman, Sheila Bair, who was recently dubbed the world's second most powerful woman by Forbes magazine. [] Watch interview»

Remarks by FDIC Chairman Sheila C. Bair at the 75th Anniversary "Face Your Finances" Road Show Event - New York

September 19, 2008 – It's very important for the public to understand we are backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government. Throughout our 75 year history, nobody has ever lost a penny of insured deposits and none ever will. Read more»

Face Your Finances Road Show

We're Coming to a City Near You

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and to reinforce its ongoing commitment to consumers, FDIC Chairman Sheila C. Bair announced the Face Your Finances Road Show June 16, 2008 at the anniversary celebration in Washington, D.C. Read more»

The Road Show will be coming to five cities.

The Road Show will be coming to five cities.


July 16, 2008

San Francisco

July 22, 2008


September 10, 2008

New York City

September 19, 2008

Kansas City

April 7, 2009

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