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Credit, Risk and Reserves Management (includes Discount Window and Payment System Risk)

Credit, Risk and Reserves Management serves as the contingency lender in support of financial and economic stability and is available to assist financial institutions with account management issues during an emergency. Credit is provided through the discount window, which is available to assist depository institutions in meeting their liquidity needs.

If discount window or account management assistance is needed, use the following contact information.

Credit, Risk and Reserves Management Contacts and Information Sources
  • Local Credit and Risk Support
    877-682-3256
  • Types of Discount Window Credit, Documentation and Collateral Requirements
    www.frbdiscountwindow.org
    (Site also has a link to information about Payments System Risk)
  • Lending Agreement Instructions and Contacts
    www.frbdiscountwindow.org
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