The U.S. banking industry is comprised primarily of commercial banks, along with savings banks and savings and loan institutions (also known as "thrifts"), credit unions, and Federal Reserve banks. Identifying and assessing financial institutions, both geographically and by type, and researching interest rates probably constitute the most common and predictable banking information needs of general library users. International banking is also referenced here, from a "global" perspective.
5221: Depository Credit Intermediation
52211: Commercial Banking
52212: Savings Institutions
52213: Credit Unions
General: central bank, credit union, commercial bank, savings & loan association, thrift, bankruptcy, credit, interest, exchange rate, loan, mortgage, maturity
Narrower: CD (certificates of deposit), amortization, DTI (Debt-to-Income ratio), escrow, estate, feduciary, foreclosure, garnishment, lien, money market, reverse mortgage
Related: FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), Federal Reserve, OCC (Office of the Comptroller of the Currency), IRA (Individual Retirement Account), mutual fund, annuity, overdraft, refinancing, usury rates
Andy Spackman, Bringham Young University
Ashley E. Faulkner, Princeton University
Louise Feldman, Colorado State University
Paul Brothers, University of Alabama
Leticia Camacho, Brigham Young University
Kevin Harwell, Penn State University
Les Kong, California State University, San Bernardino
Mary Martin, Claremont College
Michael Oppenheim, UCLA
Lee Pike, University of Alabama
Joel Thornton, Texas A&M University
Kerry Wu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
List orginially compiled by:
Jennifer Boettcher, Georgetown University
Caroline Taj Lilyard, University of Minnesota
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