Information from the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

Banking

Learn how checking accounts work, how to avoid overdraft fees, how you can earn interest through a savings account, and how you can bank safely online.

Banking Basics

Helpful Websites and Resources

FDIC Bank Deposit Insurance
Information about deposit insurance at FDIC insured banks.

NCUA Credit Union Deposit Insurance
Information about deposit insurance at NCUA insured credit unions.

Bank on Washington
Low cost checking and savings accounts available to Washington residents.

Help With Your Bank
Assistance and FAQs for bank customers from the Office of the Comptroller of the Curency.

Help With Your Credit Union
Information and resources for credit union customers from the National Credit Union Administration.