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FDIC Consumer News - Fall 1999

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.

Special Delivery: Our Consumer News Now Arrives by E-Mail

The FDIC now offers a new way to receive our quarterly FDIC Consumer News at home or work—by e-mail sent directly to your computer. After each new edition is posted to our Web site, you can get an e-mail telling you about the issue and linking you to any story that interests you. You'll find out about the newsletter as soon as it's published, it can't get lost or delayed in the mail, and you can share stories with anyone who has an e-mail address. The online version is formatted for the computer screen, but it contains the same information as our printed newsletter. (Check out the Web version of this edition of FDIC Consumer News as well as previous issues at www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/index.html)

If you'd like to try our free online delivery service, send an e-mail to listserv@peach.ease.lsoft.com and, in the message area, type "Subscribe FDIC-Consumer News" (make sure you include the hyphen) and then add your name. You can still receive FDIC Consumer News in the mail, even if you subscribe to our E-mail service. But, if you're happy enough with the online version to want to cancel your mail subscription, simply write to our Public Information Center.

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Last Updated 12/03/1999 communications@fdic.gov