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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.


Winter 2007/2008

More About the FDIC's History

To read and see more about the FDIC's rich history in protecting consumers – including a 1934 newsreel of the first depositors to receive FDIC insurance payments after a bank failure and a national TV report from 1983 when the agency turned 50 – go to http://www.fdic.gov/about/history/index.html on the FDIC's Web site.

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Last Updated 02/12/2008 communications@fdic.gov