Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

DCU Bulletin
Consumer Information about Financial Markets

September 29, 2008

NO: B-08-12

The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is providing consumers with information and links on what is happening in the financial markets and how it may affect them. Since DFI regulates a wide range of financial service providers, we are providing a breadth of consumer information beyond credit unions and banks. Due to the turmoil in the markets, we have been updating or adding new information on a daily basis.

Here are examples of the consumer information:

Frequently asked questions about market changes:

We also have a “Recent Developments” page and below are some examples:

Please do not hesitate to direct your members to the DFI website at http://dfi.wa.gov/.

Also, let DFI know if you have suggestions to add to the consumer information. If you have questions, do not hesitate to contact Linda Jekel, Director of Credit Unions at (360) 902-8778 or LJekel@dfi.wa.gov.

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