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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.

Spring 2006

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FDIC Insurance: Do You Know As Much As You Think You Know?

    Introduction

    Misconceptions: A Top 10 List

    FDIC Insurance: What's New, What's Not

    You Get a Large Windfall: How Can It All Be
    FDIC-Insured?

    Do-It-Yourself Deposit Insurance Calculator More User-Friendly

    For More Information About FDIC Insurance

Also Inside

Answers to Common Questions About Debit Cards

Traveling Abroad? Don’t Leave Home Without Making Financial Preparations

Tips for Saving and Borrowing Money



FDIC Consumer News is published by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Martin J. Gruenberg
Acting Chairman

DJ Nordquist
Director,
Office of Public Affairs (OPA) and
Deputy Chief of Staff

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

Jay Rosenstein
Senior Writer-Editor, OPA

Mitchell Crawley
Graphic Design

FDIC Consumer News is produced quarterly by the FDIC Office of Public Affairs in cooperation with other Divisions and Offices. It is intended to present information in a nontechnical way and is not intended to be a legal interpretation of FDIC or other government regulations and policies. Mention of a product, service or company does not constitute an endorsement.

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Last Updated 05/10/2006

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