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New law raises insurance coverage on bank accounts

Posted on Oct 12, 2010

For years, bank accounts were FDIC-insured up to $100,000. Then during the recent financial crisis, the insurance limit was increased to $250,000. But this increase was only temporary; it was scheduled to drop back to $100,000 in 2014. The good news is that the financial reform law just signed permanently sets the FDIC insurance limit at $250,000 per account, per depositor, per bank. The $250,000 coverage applies for each of four categories of ownership: individual, joint, retirement, and trust...

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