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10 biggest bank failures so far

10 biggest bank failures so far
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The current financial crisis has resulted in the demise of scores of banks across the country, and the toll is expected to climb over the course of the next two years.

While hundreds of banks may eventually fall, the tally -- so far -- is nowhere near the Savings & Loan debacle that stretched from the early 1980s into the mid-1990s. FDIC records show that 2,900 institutions failed during that time.

For a list of all the failed banks so far, click on this map. To learn more about the FDIC's safety net, read our Special section.

To see how sound your bank is, click on our Safe & Sound Ratings.

Here are the 10 biggest bank failures, by assets, of the current crisis.

 

 

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