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FDIC: The more you know, the safer your money. EDIE the Estimator

Step-by-step Tutorial

Here are six depositor stories. Each shows a different combination of bank accounts and ownership to help you see the kinds of information you can enter into EDIE and the various ways in which FDIC coverage can be calculated.

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This family just inherited some money from a relative. See how they managed to keep it all insured.

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This couple has their living trust account at the same bank as their IRA deposits. See how they are covered.

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This family of five wanted to have as much of their money as possible at the same bank. See how they made sure all of their deposits were fully protected by the FDIC.

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This business owner got some good news from EDIE about both his business and his personal accounts.

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The deputy fire chief needs to open some accounts for the County Fire Department. He wants to make sure that all of the Department's deposits are fully insured.

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Mary has had some life changes, and just confirmed that her deposits are still fully protected by the FDIC.