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FDIC Consumer News - Spring 2002

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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Donald E. Powell
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Phil Battey
Director
Office of Public Affairs (OPA)

Elizabeth Ford
Assistant Director, OPA

Jay Rosenstein
Senior Writer-Editor, OPA

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Last Updated 05/20/2002 communications@fdic.gov