Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank



Home > Consumer Protection > Consumer News & Information > FDIC Consumer News




FDIC Consumer News

Important Update: Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage

The FDIC deposit insurance rules have undergone a series of changes starting in the fall of 2008. As a result, certain previously published information related to FDIC insurance coverage may not reflect the current rules. For details about the changes, visit Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage. For more information about FDIC insurance, go to www.fdic.gov/deposit/deposits/index.html or call toll-free 1-877-ASK-FDIC (1-877-275-3342). For the hearing-impaired, the number is 1-800-925-4618.

Illustration of a woman and a man looking through an open filing cabinet which is labeled "Financial Services".Special 10th Anniversary Edition -
Fall 2003


Tips You Can Bank On: An FDIC Guide to Being a Smarter, Safer Financial Consumer
Everyone can use some help managing their money. On the 10th anniversary of our newsletter, we offer a collection of simple, common-sense strategies for saving and shopping for your family's financial needs.

Introduction You and Your Bank Deposits and Deposit Insurance Loans and Credit Cards Fighting Fraud Family Matters Extra Tips on… For More Information

How to Learn More


FDIC Consumer News is published by the
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Donald E. Powell
Chairman

Elizabeth Ford
Assistant Director,
Office of Public Affairs (OPA)

Jay Rosenstein
Senior Writer-Editor, OPA

Tommy Ballard
Illustrations

Mitchell Crawley
Graphic Design

FDIC Consumer News is produced by the Office of Public Affairs, in cooperation with other FDIC Divisions and Offices. It is intended to present information in a nontechnical way and is not intended to be a legal interpretation of FDIC regulations and policies. Mention of a product, service or company does not constitute an endorsement. This newsletter may be reprinted in whole or in part. Please credit material used to FDIC Consumer News.

See other issues of FDIC Consumer News online.

Electronic: To receive e-mail notification of new issues posted to the FDIC Web site, with links to stories, follow instructions posted on www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html.

Other consumer information on the Internet is available at the FDIC Web site



Send comments, suggestions or questions to:
Jay Rosenstein, Editor
FDIC Consumer News
550 17th Street, NW
Room 7100
Washington, DC 20429
E-mail: jrosenstein@fdic.gov
Fax: (202) 898-3870

Subscriptions
Subscriptions are available free of charge. Send subscription requests and address changes to:

FDIC Public Information Center
801 17th Street, NW
Room 100
Washington, DC 20434
Toll-free phone: (877) 275-3342 or (703) 562-2200 (Washington area)
E-mail: publicinfo@fdic.gov
Fax: (703) 562-2296



Last Updated 12/12/2003 communications@fdic.gov