Posts Tagged ‘FDIC’

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    Deposit Insurance: The Importance of Confidence

    Mar 26, 13 • 268 Views • No Comments

    Cyprus’s banking crisis made me think of the FDIC sign in my local bank. Located right where I can see it, the reminder inspires confidence. Similarly, on an FDIC web site, they say at the top, “Since the FDIC’s creation in 1933, no...  [read more]

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    An Ice Cream Bank?

    Sep 15, 12 • 315 Views • No Comments

    Should you deposit your money at your local ice cream parlor? Yes, according to a Pennsylvania businessman who has opened a bank in his ice cream shop. But he says his business idea is not really a bank. He does take deposits and offers loans, but you get...  [read more]