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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.

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For More Information About FDIC Insurance

Go to the FDIC Web site at www.fdic.gov to find consumer resources such as the brochure Your Insured Deposits, the Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator (an interactive tool allowing you to get a summary of your FDIC coverage), and a 27-minute video on the basics of deposit insurance.

Call our toll-free consumer assistance line at 1-877-ASK-FDIC, which is 1-877-275-3342. For the hearing-impaired, call 1-800-925-4618. The phone line is staffed Monday through Friday, 8:00 a. m. to 8:00 p. m., E.T.

E-mail your questions using the FDIC's Customer Assistance Form at www2.fdic.gov/starsmail/index.asp.

Send a letter to the FDIC, Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection, 550 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20429-9990.

 

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Last Updated 9/1/2009

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