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Inactive Financial Institution Letters


January 9, 2002

SUBJECT: "Your Insured Deposits" Booklet Available in Chinese and Korean

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is pleased to announce that in addition to English and Spanish versions, its "Your Insured Deposits" booklet is now available in Chinese (traditional and simplified) and Korean.

"Your Insured Deposits" booklets are free to insured financial institutions for distribution to their customers. The booklet clearly explains customers' deposit insurance coverage in a question-and-answer format. The latest edition of "Your Insured Deposits" is marked "1999" on the last page. Previous editions do not reflect the most recent regulation changes and should be destroyed.

Copies Available Directly From the FDIC:

  • Copies of the booklet (in all five languages) can be downloaded from the FDIC's Internet site at

  • Bulk quantities of the booklet may be ordered in multiples of 50 copies by writing or e- mailing your request.
Write to: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
P-1 Warehouse and Distribution Center
3501 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22226
703-516-5201 (FAX)

Your request must be on your institution's letterhead stationery. It must include the address where copies should be mailed, and the name, title and telephone number of a contact person.
  • Single copies of the booklet may be obtained from the FDIC's Public Information Center by writing or e-mailing your request.

FDIC Public Information Center
(703) 562-2296 (FAX)
Write to: 801 17th Street, N.W., Room 100
Washington, D.C. 20434

Commercial Printing Files

Financial institutions are welcome to reprint any version of "Your Insured Deposits" for distribution to their customers and communities. Source files for the commercial printing of current brochures may be downloaded from the FDIC's Web site at: The formats used are QuarkXPress Versions 3.32 and 4.0 for Macintosh.

The instructional manual "The Financial Institution Employee's Guide to Deposit Insurance" is also available from the same FDIC offices and Web address.

For more information on the deposit insurance rules and regulation, please contact the FDIC's Call Center at (877) ASK-FDIC or (202) 736-0000.

Stephen M. Cross

Distribution: All Insured Institutions and Insured U.S. Branches of Foreign Banks

NOTE: Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).

Last Updated 4/06/2004

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