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Inside Washington (06/16/2008)
* WASHINGTON (6/17/08)--The Federal Reserve Board has amended contact information for the agency that handles complaints about creditors denying loans or issuing other adverse actions. The updated information was published in the Federal Register on Friday. The Fed also created a help center for consumers. The updated information doesn’t directly affect credit unions, because they issue complaints to the National Credit Union Administration or the Federal Trade Commission, said Jeff Bloch, senior assistant general counsel at the Credit Union National Association ... * WASHINGTON (6/17/08)--The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) is celebrating its 75th anniversary and announced an education campaign to raise awareness about deposit insurance limits. The campaign includes national advertising, multi-city outreach, and an awards program for outstanding work for financial education. Advertising will appear in major daily newspapers, news magazines and lifestyle publications. FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair also will go on a road tour, stopping in four FDIC regional office cities in July and September to educate guests about deposit insurance. Bair will announce a new award to highlight innovation in financial education and present awards to six people or organizations for their efforts ...

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