FDIC Consumer News
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.
New Insurance Publications Available in Spanish
The FDIC's two new publications to help explain federal deposit insurance coverage are now available in Spanish. One brochure, Insuring Your Deposits (Seguro Para Sus Depůsitos), answers basic questions that individuals and families ask most frequently. The other publication, Your Insured Deposits óFDIC's Guide to Deposit Insurance Coverage (Sus Depůsitos Asegurados), is a comprehensive guide to the deposit insurance rules.
You can read or download the English and Spanish versions of these publications at www.fdic.gov/deposit/deposits/index.html on the FDICís Web site. Single copies are available free of charge by completing the online order form at
www2.fdic.gov/depositinsuranceregister or by calling or writing the FDIC's Public Information Center.