FDIC Transaction Account Guarantee Program
Bank Rhode Island is participating in the FDIC's Transaction Account Guarantee Program. All funds in a ‘‘noninterest-bearing transaction accounts’’ are insured in full by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation from December 31, 2010, through December 31, 2012.
This temporary unlimited coverage is in addition to, and separate from, the coverage of at least $250,000 available to depositors under the FDIC’s general deposit insurance rules.
The term ‘‘noninterest-bearing transaction account’’ includes a traditional checking account (or demand deposit account) on which the insured depository institution pays no interest. It also includes Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (“IOLTAs”). It does not include other accounts, such as traditional checking or demand deposit accounts that may earn interest, NOW accounts, and money-market deposit accounts.