TeachMeFinance.com - explain federally chartered association
federally chartered association -- a savings association that is chartered by the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) (or previously by its predecessor agency, the Federal Home Loan Bank Board) under the provisions of the Home Owners Loan Act of 1933, and is subject to the supervision of OTS. Federal savings associations are required by law to have their savings accounts insured by the Savings Association Insurance Fund (SAIF) and to be members of a Federal Home Loan Bank.
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