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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 2009

For Help and Information on Debit, Credit and Prepaid Cards

For guidance from the FDIC and other federal government agencies, visit www.mymoney.gov and search by topic

FDIC-insured banks, other financial institutions and professional associations, consumer organizations and the news media also publish personal finance tips on topics such as payment cards. You can find a number of excellent sites by searching the Internet.


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Last Updated 11/12/2009

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