Today's Chart of the Day is the history of bank failures from USAFacts. The year 1989 was the height with 531 banks failing from a savings and loan crisis. For perspective, there have only been three in 2023. Since the Great Depression, though costly to taxpayers, individuals have been shielded from losses by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
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Samuel A. Kiburz
Samuel serves as Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer for the Crews family of banks. He manages the individual investment holdings of his clients, including individuals, families, foundations, and institutions throughout the State of Florida. Samuel has been involved in banking since 1996 and has more than 20 years experience working in wealth management.
Investments are not a deposit or other obligation of, or guaranteed by, the bank, are not FDIC insured, not insured by any federal government agency, and are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of principal.
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