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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 16, Number 3

April 25, 2006

Retirement Accounts Now Insured To $250,000: Other Account Insurance Limit Stays at $100,000

Under the FDIC's new rules, up to $250,000 in deposit insurance will be provided for the money a consumer has in a variety of retirement accounts.

Compliance Exam Procedures Revised

FDIC has issued revised compliance examination procedures.

Alternative Payment Methods Growing

Advances in technology and financial offerings catering to "fringe banking users" contribute to the growth in electronic payment methods.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Training Page
Special Report: Multi-Factor Authentication

by Barbara Hurst

Releasing guidance on how to handle the risk of Internet fraud, the FFIEC directs financial institutions to develop two-factor authentication methods.

New Debit Card for Taxpayers

JPMorgan Chase partnered with Volunteer Income Tax Assistance to offer taxpayers convenience in managing their tax returns.

Soldiers Get Better Access to Cash

NCR Corporation is working with the U.S. Army to create a less stressful way for soldiers to manage their finances.

From the editor's desk
"The Only Person Who Doesn't Make Mistakes…"

by Barbara Hurst

With new regulations come questions - lots of them. We try to get all the answers correct, but we do mistakes every now and then.

Remote Deposit Deployed by Banks of all Sizes

It's not just the big guys who are taking advantage of new developments in banking technology that have resulted from Check 21 developments.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

Executive Editor:
Barbara Hurst
Editor:
P. Kevin Smith, CPP
Contributing Editor:
Genilee S. Parente
Board of Advisors:
John S. Burnett
Peter G. Djinis, Esq.
William Gearin
Lucy H. Griffin
Mary Beth Guard, Esq.
David McGuinn
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Barry Thompson
Dana Turner
Andy Zavoina

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