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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.

Spring 2009

For More Information About Avoiding Fraud and Costly Deals

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation publishes brochures and articles in FDIC Consumer News on topics ranging from protecting against identity theft and mortgage fraud to choosing a certificate of deposit. Start at www.fdic.gov/quicklinks/consumers.html or call toll-free 1-877-ASK-FDIC, which is 1-877-275-3342.

Other government agencies also have resources that can help consumers protect against financial scams and rip-offs. Start at www.mymoney.gov, the federal government's central Web site about managing money.

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Last Updated 5/26/2009