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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.

Fall 2008 – Special Edition: Your New, Higher FDIC Insurance Coverage

For More Help from the FDIC About Deposit Insurance and Other Topics

Read or print consumer information online by starting at www.fdic.gov. We can help answer questions about deposit insurance and other consumer protections. For information on FDIC insurance and what happens when a bank fails, go directly to www.fdic.gov/deposit/deposits. There you'll also find our interactive Electronic Deposit Insurance Estimator (EDIE), which allows users to calculate the insurance coverage of accounts and generate a printable report.

Call the FDIC toll-free at 1-877-ASK-FDIC (1-877-275-3342) from Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time. You can speak with FDIC information specialists. For the hearing-impaired, the number is 1-800-925-4618.

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Last Updated 5/26/2009

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