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A Final Exam
4. Sorry, that is incorrect.
The correct answer is "True."
Even though the depositor is recognized as the owner of the funds, the FDIC insures POD and other revocable trust accounts (including living trusts) up to $100,000 for each "qualifying" beneficiary ($200,000 if there are two qualifying beneficiaries, $300,000 if there are three, and so on). Which beneficiaries qualify? Under the FDIC's rules, they are a depositor's spouse, child, grandchild, parent or sibling. Stepparents, stepchildren, adopted children and similar relationships also qualify. See full story...
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