FDIC closes fifth bank of 2016 in the state of Arkansas

On Sept. 23, the FDIC closed down their fifth bank for 2016 as Allied Bank shuttered its doors.  This institution is the first bank failure for the month of September, and the first Arkansas bank closure since December of 2010.

9/23/2016 *** Arkansas *** Mulberry *** Allied Bank *** $6.9 million dollar estimated FDIC DIF cost.

The total DIF for failed banks this week is $6.9 million.


If you were banking at Allied Bank in Mulberry, AR, you are now banking at Today’s Bank based out of Huntsville, Arkansas.

For more on the FDIC bank closure lists you can go to the FDIC website and search through their report of failed banks, credit unions, and Trusts.

In 2015, there were a total of 8 banks that went into receivership, merged with another financial institutions, or closed their doors entirely.

Entering 2016, there are around 425 banks and other financial organizations on the troubled list due to mortgages, derivatives, and bad investments.

At the current rate of banks and financial institutions closing their doors so far this year, the estimated total number of failures for 2016 could reach 7.

Kenneth Schortgen Jr is a writer for Secretsofthefed.com,Roguemoney.net, and To the Death Media, and hosts the popular web blog, The Daily Economist. Ken can also be heard Wednesday afternoons giving an weekly economic report on the Angel Clark radio show.