Alert April 22, 2008

FDIC to Conduct National Survey of Banks’ Efforts to Serve the “Unbanked”

The FDIC will conduct a nationwide survey of  insured depository institutions to assess their efforts to serve unbanked and underbanked individuals and families. Survey questionnaires will be sent to a sample of institutions during the second quarter of 2008. Questions will focus on banks’ financial education and outreach strategies; deposit, payment and credit products offered to entry-level consumers; and other related topics. Click here to jump to an FDIC webpage containing links to the related press release, FAQs, survey questionnaire and other materials.