Are the rules different for accounts at a savings association than they are for accounts at a bank?
Accounts at a savings association (sometimes called a thrift or a savings and loan) are generally governed by the same rules as accounts at a bank. Deposits held at savings associations are insured by the FDIC. To look up your account’s FDIC protection, visit the or call the FDIC Call Center at (877) 275-3342 (877-ASK-FDIC). For the hearing impaired, call (800) 877-8339.