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FDIC Consumer News - Winter 2000/2001

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.

 

New Rights to Privacy: You Now Hold the Key to How Much Information Financial Institutions Can Share
You'll be able to limit the personal information that banks and other financial institutions provide to other companies. Here's help for you in deciding what's best.

Accounts You Manage for Others Don't Limit Your Insurance Coverage

There Are Special Rules for Deposit Insurance When Banks Merge

IRS Tax Refunds Are Safer By Direct Deposit

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FDIC Consumer News
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FDIC Consumer News is produced by the FDIC 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.

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Last Updated 03/06/2001 communications@fdic.gov