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FDIC Consumer News - Summer 1999

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.


A guide to how the FDIC helps consumers with banking questions and problems…and how consumers can help themselves
The FDIC: At your service

You've got questions? We've got answers

Insurance brochure revised

An FDIC Web site sampler

The law helps those who help themselves

Don't get mad, get answers

More about the Year 2000, your bank and you
No longer available online

How to get your best deal on a home loan
Shop 'til you drop those mortgage costs

Right to cancel mortgage insurance takes effect

Also in this issue
What's the score on your credit?

For more information

Wanted: Crime stories


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Donna Tanoue

Phil Battey
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Office of Corporate Communications

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Office of Corporate Communications

Jay Rosenstein
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Last Updated 09/10/1999 communications@fdic.gov