will direct you to other Web pages with useful information.
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|A publication of federal financial regulators.
|Your Insured Deposit
|An interactive guide to the important differences between deposits and other
investments available for purchase from banks.
|Bank Rating & Analysis Services
|For users who want more detail on the rating services and more in-depth ratings
available from private companies.
|Customer Assistance at
|A guide to getting help with problems with banks.
|U.S. Currency and Coins
|Information about the 1996 and 2002 changes to U.S. paper currency.
|Code of Federal Regulations
|This document is sponsored by the Office of the Federal Register, National Archives and Records Administration on the United States Government Printing Office web site.
|United States Code
|The Office of the Law Revision Counsel prepares
and publishes the United States Code, which is a consolidation and codification by subject
matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.
Deposit Insurance Corporation
|The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation's mission is to maintain the
stability of and public confidence in the nation's financial system. To achieve this goal,
the FDIC has insured deposits and promoted safe and sound banking practices since 1933.
Financial Institutions Examination Council
|The Federal Financial Institutions
Examination Council is a formal interagency body empowered to prescribe uniform
principles, standards, and report forms for the federal examination of financial
institutions by the Board of Governors of the Federal
Reserve System (FRB), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National
Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC),
and the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) and to make recommendations to promote
uniformity in the supervision of financial institutions.
|The Federal Reserve, the central
bank of the United States, was founded by Congress in 1913 to provide the nation with a
safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system. The System
consists of a seven member Board of Governors with headquarters in Washington, D.C. and
twelve Reserve Banks located in major cities throughout the United States.
Reserve Board of Governors
and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee
|The Financial and Banking Information Infrastructure Committee (FBIIC),
chaired by the Treasury Department, is chartered under the President's Working Group on Financial Markets, and
is charged with improving coordination and communication among financial regulators, enhancing the resiliency of
the financial sector, and promoting the public/private partnership.
|Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
|The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network supports law enforcement investigative efforts and fosters interagency and global cooperation against domestic and international financial crimes; and provides U.S. policy makers with strategic analyses of domestic and worldwide money-laundering developments, trends and patterns.
Housing Finance Board
|The Finance Board is the federal
regulator of the Federal Home Loan Bank System
Credit Union Administration
|The National Credit Union
Administration is an independent federal agency that supervises and insures federal credit
unions and insures state-chartered credit unions.
of Thrift Supervision
|The OTS is the primary regulator of
all federal and many state-chartered thrift institutions, which include savings banks and
savings and loan associations.
|The FDIC Institution Directory (ID) provides the latest comprehensive financial and demographic data of every FDIC-insured institution, including the most recent quarterly financial statements, as well as performance and condition ratios.
|Bank Rating & Analysis Services
|Because the government does not make public ratings of financial institutions, a
number of private services are available.
|Financial Crimes Enforcement Network Publications
|This site offers information on programs and issues related to U.S. counter-money laundering efforts.
|FIND (Financial INstitutions Data)
The FIND web site provides details on the central data repository (CDR) the Federal Reserve Board, the FDIC, and the OCC are building to modernize and streamline how they collect, process, and distribute bank financial (Call Report) data. It will continue to provide guidance after completion of the initiative. Implementation of the CDR is slated for the autumn of 2004, and banks will first use the CDR to submit their September 30, 2004 Call Report data to agencies.
Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Controls
|This site offers information on economic and trade sanctions against foreign
|The Treasury Bulletin
|This quarterly publication offers statistics, including information about
financial commitments of the U.S. Government and U.S. coin and currency in circulation and