Federal Savings and Loan Insurance Corporation (FSLIC) Definition
A former government corporation under the direction of the former Federal Home Loan Bank Board that insured deposits at savings institutions. Congress authorized the FSLIC in the National Housing Act of 1934. Under the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989, FSLIC was abolished. Its deposit insurance function was assumed by a new insurance fund, the Savings Association Insurance Fund (SAIF), administered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).