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Banks & the Banking Industry

Friday, August 22, 2008Banks & the Banking Industry

It seems we hear almost daily about a bank failing, or falling bank stocks and it seems a little scary out there. But most of us chose our bank based on recommendations from a friend, convenience or maybe just plain old blind luck. But what should you know before putting your money into, or taking it out of, a bank? And are there different types of banks? Just what does FDIC mean, and how do I make sure my bank won't go under? And what’s really going on out there? So many questions, where to begin? Well we'll give it a try on Friday. So give us a call with your question about banks and banking.

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Laura is LPM's Director of Podcasts & Special Projects. Email Laura at lellis@lpm.org.