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FDIC Consumer News - Summer 1997

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.

Financial Caregiving:
a Survival Guide

Advice on how to prevent and deal with
potential money problems when a loved one is ill.

New Tax Cuts Mean Opportunities
for Savers, Home Owners

Here's an overview of key provisions.

Fraud Alert

More financial frauds to guard against

Insurance Quiz

Test your deposit insurance IQ

News Briefs

Various items of interest

More Help

Names and addresses of Government Regulatory Agencies that can help.


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FDIC Consumer News is published by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Andrew C. Hove, Jr., Chairman
Robert M. Garsson, Jr., Director, Director, Office of Corporate Communications
Elizabeth Ford, Assistant Director, Office of Corporate Communications
Jay Rosenstein, Senior Writer-Editor
Tommy Ballard, Print and HTML Graphic Design and Illustration

FDIC Consumer News is produced by the Office of Corporate Communications, in cooperation with other FDIC Divisions and Offices. It is intended to present information in a nontechnical way and is not intended to be a legal interpretation of FDIC regulations and policies. Mention of a product, service or company does not constitute an endorsement. This newsletter may be reprinted in whole or in part. Please credit material used to FDIC Consumer News.

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