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Winter 2007/2008

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The FDIC at 75: Protecting America's Consumers from Generation to Generation

A Message to Readers

Know Your Limits: Why, When and How to Be Sure You're Fully Protected by FDIC Insurance

    Insured or Not Insured?

Making Sure Depositors Have Quick Access to Their Insured Funds After a Bank Closes

More Than Just Deposit Insurance: The Many Ways the FDIC Helps Consumers

Then and Now: Changes Since the FDIC's Creation in 1933

    More About the FDIC's History

    Wanted: Memories and Memorabilia from the FDIC's First 75 Years

For More Help or Information from the FDIC

Also Inside

A To-Do List for Fine-Tuning Your Finances

Help for Mortgage Borrowers: An Update


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Last Updated 02/14/2008

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