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Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation a U.S. governmental agency that insures deposits in member commercial banks up to a certain amount to protect the public against a bank's failure, and can act to prevent a bank's failure. (abbr.: FDIC)
Federal Insurance Contributions Act a federal tax law requiring employers to withhold a certain amount from employees' paychecks or wages for deposit in governmental accounts that fund Social Security. (abbr.: FICA)
fire insurance insurance against loss or damage of property caused by a fire.
hospitalization insurance insurance held by an individual or family which pays for expenses incurred due to hospital stays and treatment.
life insurance insurance that guarantees payment of a specific sum to a named beneficiary upon the death of the insured or to a policyholder who reaches a certain specified age.