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FDIC Consumer News

Winter 2012/2013

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For More Help or Information on FDIC Insurance

Use "EDIE," the FDIC's online tool for analyzing your insurance coverage, at "EDIE is ideal for verifying your deposit insurance coverage for existing deposit accounts as well any new accounts you might consider opening at your bank," said Calvin Troup, an FDIC Senior Consumer Affairs Specialist. EDIE can be used for all but a few deposit categories, such as complex trust deposits.

Watch the 30-minute FDIC video "Deposit Insurance Coverage." It is available in both English and Spanish at

Read the FDIC's two main consumer publications about deposit insurance. Go to to read and order free printed copies of "Deposit Insurance Summary" (a two-page overview) and "Your Insured Deposits" (a more in-depth guide).

When in doubt about your deposit insurance coverage, you can always contact the FDIC. Call toll-free 1-877-ASK-FDIC (1-877-275-3342), or you may submit a written request for deposit insurance by clicking here on our FDIC Information and Support Center or write to the FDIC, 550 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20429.

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