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FDIC Consumer News - Winter 1997/1998

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.

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Teaching Kids the Financial Facts of Life:
A guide to raising financially responsible and generous children

Deposit Insurance for Retirement Savings

New Procedures to Address Customer Confusion Over Bank Names

Stopping Unwanted Sales Calls and Mail

News Briefs

Beware of "Deals" Requiring Money Up-Front

Agencies Warn of FHA Insurance Scam

Year 2000 and Your Concerns - No longer available online

For More Information


FDIC Consumer News is published by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Andrew C. Hove, Jr.
Chairman

Phil Battey
Director
Office of Corporate Communications

Elizabeth Ford
Assistant Director
Office of Corporate Communications

Jay Rosenstein
Senior Writer-Editor

Tommy Ballard
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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Last Updated 08/03/1999 communications@fdic.gov