Joseph Edgeworth

Joe Edgeworth

Joe has been a financial planner since 1992, working with individuals, families and businesses. His company focuses on teaching people how they can invest their money safely, with a 100% guarantee of their principle, earn a very respectable rate of return, and have income guaranteed for their lifetime. Joe has also shown over 2,000 people how to protect their nest egg and their loved ones from the catastrophic cost of Long-Term Care, along with showing parents and grandparents how to safely and tax efficiently transfer their wealth to their children.

The Edgeworth Insurance Group

2715 Spring Valley Rd.

Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601

joe.edgeworth@retirevillage.com (800) 824-8609
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We all know that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation insures our bank deposits.

 

They are safe, and they are guaranteed. We, as a nation, depend on these guarantees as the financial backbone of our monetary system.


Have you ever wondered what is not insured?


  • Investments in stocks, bonds, mutual funds, municipal bonds, or other securitiesAnnuities, variable annuities are securities and are backed by the actual assets in the annuity. Annuities issued by insurance companies are insured by the issuing insurance company as well as the individual's state of residence (State Guarantee Fund)
  • Life insurance products even if purchased at an insured bank
  • Treasury bills (T-bills), bonds, or notes
  • Safe deposit boxes and their contents
  • Losses by theft (although stolen funds may be covered by the bank's hazard and casualty insurance)


The protection of the money we deposit in our bank accounts is something most of us take for granted today, but this security has not always been there. After the stock market crash of 1929, thousands of banks failed. In 1933, Congress and President Franklin D. Roosevelt created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to provide a federal government guarantee of deposits and maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's banking systems.


1933: Congress creates the FDIC to calm the nation after many bank failures during the depression.


2008: The Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 was signed on October 3, 2008. This raised the basic limit of federal deposit insurance coverage from $100,000 to $250,000 per depositor.


A simple way to understand how FDIC insurance works is to visit this very informative website: www.fdic.gov

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