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FDIC Consumer News - Spring 1998

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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You Can Protect Yourself From Financial Fraud and Theft . . . A guide to some of the best and easiest ways to help protect yourself from credit card fraud, check fraud and other financial scams and thefts.

Deposit Insurance: Simpler is Better

New IRAs, New Insurance Determinations

ATM Fees Don’t Have to be Automatic

FDIC Enhances Access to Community Reinvestment Reports on the  Internet

FDIC Brochure to Answer Questions About Year 2000 Date Change

New $20 Bill Due in Autumn

Wanted: Your Suggestions and Questions About Easing the Burden of Paying for Higher Education

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Phil Battey
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