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Deposit Insurance Coverage
Video-Overview on Deposit Insurance Coverage for Bank Employees and Customers
FIL-16-2005
March 15, 2005


Summary: The FDIC has produced a video on CD-ROM for bank employees and bank customers about the FDIC's rules and requirements for deposit insurance coverage. The 27-minute video FDIC's Video-Overview on Deposit Insurance Coverage provides an overview of how deposit insurance works, focusing on the most common account ownership categories used by individuals and families. The video on CD-ROM was first released on DVD (FDIC's Video on Deposit Insurance Coverage) on November 10, 2004.

Highlights:
  • FDIC's Video-Overview on Deposit Insurance Coverage is now available on CD-ROM. The video can be seen in English or Spanish.
  • The video can be viewed by financial institution employees and others on the FDIC's Web page at http://www.fdic.gov/deposit/deposits/index.html#video.
  • The video on CD-ROM supplements the video released on DVD (FDIC's Video on Deposit Insurance Coverage) on November 10, 2004. The DVD is available in English with closed captioning and Spanish-language subtitles.
  • Instructions on how to view FDIC's Video-Overview on Deposit Insurance Coverage on the FDIC's Web site and how to obtain a copy of the video on CD-ROM or DVD are included on pages 2 and 3 of this FIL.
Continuation of FIL-16-2005

Distribution:
FDIC-insured institutions

Suggested Routing:
Chief Executive Officer
Compliance Officer

Related Topics:
FDIC Deposit Insurance Regulations 12 C.F.R. 330

Attachment:
None

Contact:
FDIC Call Center: 1-877-275-3342

Printable Format:
FIL-16-2005 - PDF 37k (PDF Help)

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Financial Institution Letters
FIL-16-2005
March 15, 2005

Deposit Insurance Coverage
Video-Overview on Deposit Insurance Coverage for Bank Employees and Customers

The FDIC has produced a video on CD-ROM for bank employees and bank customers about the FDIC's rules and requirements for deposit insurance coverage. The 27-minute video FDIC's Video-Overview on Deposit Insurance Coverage provides an overview of how deposit insurance works, focusing on the most common account ownership categories used by individuals and families. The video on CD-ROM was first released on DVD (FDIC's Video on Deposit Insurance Coverage) on November 10, 2004.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has produced a digital video on CD-ROM for bank employees and customers that explains federal deposit insurance coverage. The video was first released on DVD on November 10, 2004 (FDIC's Video on Deposit Insurance Coverage). The new CD-ROM version FDIC's Video-Overview on Deposit Insurance Coverage is also available for viewing through the FDIC's Web site.

The video, which is 27 minutes long, provides an overview of deposit insurance coverage rules and requirements, with specific emphasis on the most common account ownership categories used by individuals and families. The video was designed as an informational and training tool for bank employees. The video can be seen in English or Spanish.

The video is divided into four parts:

  • Part I, "Introduction," presents the basics of deposit insurance coverage and is intended to reinforce the viewer's confidence in the stability of the banking system.
  • Part II, "Personal Accounts," and Part III, "Business Accounts," are designed to inform and educate viewers on how FDIC deposit insurance coverage works in a variety of situations for the eight different ownership account categories.
  • Part IV, "Resources," explains the various ways to contact the FDIC to obtain more information on deposit insurance coverage.
Viewing the Video from the FDIC Web Page
Financial institutions may view FDIC's Video-Overview on Deposit Insurance Coverage on the FDIC's Web site. To view the video, go to Videos on Deposit Insurance Coverage at www.FDIC.gov/deposit/deposits/index.html#video. This page identifies the videos available for viewing, as well as system requirements and system test options.

Obtaining Copies from the FDIC
The FDIC will provide insured banks and savings associations with limited copies of the video on CD-ROM at no charge. To place an order for the video on CD-ROM or DVD, complete and submit the order form located on the FDIC's Web site at https://vcart.velocitypayment.com/fdic/. Please allow four to six weeks for delivery.

Using the order form on the FDIC's Web site will ensure the fastest delivery of your order. If your institution does not have access to the Internet, orders may be faxed or mailed to the FDIC:

FAX: FDIC Public Information Center
202-416-2111
Or write to: 801 17th Street, N.W., Room 100
Washington, D.C. 20434

Orders submitted by FAX or mail should be written on your institution's letterhead and include a contact name, a telephone number where the contact may be reached, the title of the video requested, and the number of copies requested.

Reproduction of the Video
Financial institutions and consumers may reproduce FDIC's Video-Overview on Deposit Insurance Coverage without permission from the FDIC, provided it is reproduced in its entirety.

For more information about the FDIC's new deposit insurance video, please contact the FDIC's Call Center toll-free at 1-877-275-3342.

  Michael J. Zamorski
Director
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection



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