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  1. Emergency Banking Act Of 1933

    A bill passed during the administration of former U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt ...
  1. Are all bank accounts insured by the FDIC?

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency of the U.S. government that protects you against ...
  2. Besides a savings account, where is the safest place to keep my money?

    Savings accounts are safe because investors' deposits are guaranteed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) ...
  3. Are money market funds considered cash?

    Learn the difference between how analysts and auditors treat money market funds and why not knowing the difference can hurt ...
  4. Are 401ks FDIC insured?

    Learn what part of your 401(k) retirement plan is covered by FDIC insurance, and what part is not. Find out what happens ...
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