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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.

Summer 2012

For More About Mortgages

The FDIC's Web site has FDIC Consumer News articles, the interagency brochure "Looking for the Best Mortgage" and other information. Start at www.fdic.gov/consumers/loans.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau answers commonly asked questions at www.consumerfinance.gov/askcfpb.

HUD has a "Buying a Home" page at http://go.usa.gov/Xu6. To find a HUD-sponsored counseling agency that can offer free or low-cost advice on buying and borrowing for a home, visit www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm or call 1-800-569-4287.

Mymoney.gov as additional tips at www.mymoney.gov/category/topic1/dealing-mortgages.html.

NeighborWorks America, a national nonprofit organization created by Congress, promotes homeownership through education and counseling. Visit www.nw.org/network/consumers/index.asp.


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Last Updated 8/13/2012

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