Do you know if your bank has a Safe and Sound rating? If not, you might want to check out this link here. It is great to be armed with this information especially if you are about to open an account at a new bank or transfer money. After taking a look, you may decide your bank is not so safe and sound.
It is easy to find Bankrate's Safe & Sound rating for commercial banks, savings institutions and credit unions. Just enter the name and search.