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Read or print out two FDIC brochures (Deposit Insurance at a Glance and Your Insured Deposit) that explain the details of deposit insurance. Available in English and Spanish..
Deposit Insurance Brochures
Use this tool to learn the basics about FDIC-insured deposit accounts and deposit insurance coverage guidelines. For more detailed information about your specific situation, you can use the Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator (EDIE).
How Are My Deposit Accounts Insured by the FDIC?
The FDIC recognizes different types of ownership categories that qualify for insurance coverage. Use these videos to understand the pertinent information for each type of qualifying account and how much coverage you can be eligible for.
Deposit Insurance Videos
EDIE lets consumers and bankers know, on a per-bank basis, how the insurance rules and limits apply to a depositor's specific group of deposit accounts—what's insured and what portion (if any) exceeds coverage limits at that bank. EDIE also allows the user to print the report for their records.
Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator (EDIE)
Understanding Deposit Insurance
Get an overview of the history of the FDIC, why deposit insurance is important, how it is funded and how coverage can apply to your accounts.
The FDIC only covers deposit accounts at insured banks and financial institutions. Find out if your accounts qualify for coverage and how much coverage they are eligible for.
In the unlikely event of a bank failure, understand how the FDIC ensures that you get prompt access to insured deposits.