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Where can you find a list of failed banks?

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A list of failed banks from the years 2000 to 2015 is available at Bankrate.com. This site features a map that includes each state and their failed banks. This site also hosts a list of failed banks for each year from 2009 to 2014.

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Site visitors can click on their state and view a list of the banks, the date that each closed and the estimated cost to the Deposit Insurance Fund, or DIF. The DIF backs up the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp���s promise to reimburse consumers.

Bank failure occurs when a bank can no longer meet its obligations to depositors. A bank typically fails when the market value of its assets is less than the value of its liabilities.

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