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FDIC: The more you know, the safer your money. EDIE the Estimator

EDIE Overview Tutorial

Select the link below to view a step-by-step overview to using EDIE. It is recommended that you watch this overview tutorial first. When you finish, you may select the depositor scenarios below that most closely relate to your own account ownership situation, or you may begin using EDIE.

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Step-by-step Tutorial

Here are six depositor scenarios. Each shows a different combination of bank accounts and ownership to help you understand the types of information you need to enter into EDIE and the various ways in which FDIC coverage can be calculated.

Single
Ownership
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John and Sarah each have single ownership accounts at their bank. They want to make sure all of their deposits are fully insured.

Joint Account
IRAs
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Abby and David have a joint account at the same bank as Abby's IRA. See how they made sure all of their deposits are fully insured.

Corporation and Single Ownership
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Susan has several business and personal accounts at one bank, so she uses EDIE to see if she is fully insured.

Living Trust and POD
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Tom and Karen have a living trust and other interest-bearing accounts totaling $1,770,000 at one bank. See how all of their deposits are covered.

Living and Irrevocable Trust
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Mary has had some life changes and wants to determine if her trust accounts are still fully insured by the FDIC.

Government Accounts
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Andrew is a county treasurer. He wants to learn if the county's deposits at two different banks - one within the state and one outside - are insured.