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FDIC Consumer News - Winter 2002/2003

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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It is not uncommon for credit card issuers to review their cardholders' credit reports on a regular basis and raise their APR (annual percentage rate) or lower their credit limit if there are signs of trouble, even if someone has been diligently paying the card issuer. See full story...

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