The Federal Reserve is the central bank system of the United States that includes the Board of Governors in Washington, ., and 12 independent regional Reserve banks. This decentralized structure ensures that the economic conditions of all areas of the country are taken into account in the making of monetary policy.
If you have a problem with a bank or financial institution, contact the Federal Reserve for help
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