Are retirement accounts insured above $100,000?

Answer Retirement accounts are insurable up to $250,000, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. However, this does not apply to each account--the FDIC considers all accounts where you con... Read More »

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Are checking accounts insured as saving accounts are?

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insures all bank checking and savings accounts up to $250,000. However, the coverage amount is subject to change in January 2014, according to the F... Read More »

Are brokerage accounts insured?

The Securities Investors Protection Corporation, a non-government entity, protects investors when a brokerage firm closes because of bankruptcy or other financial reasons. It insures up to $500,000... Read More »

How much is insured in bank accounts?

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insures bank accounts for up to $250,000 per person, per bank as of 2010. However, the coverage will drop to $100,000 in 2014, except for retirement... Read More »

Are IRA accounts FDIC insured?

If an individual retirement account (IRA) is held in an FDIC-insured institution, then the funds in that account are insured against loss, up to $250,000 as of 2010, if the institution fails. These... Read More »