Deposit insurance is a new service that banks have begun to offer to customers.
The essence of insurance is that if the bank refuses to pay the client a deposit, he can write a statement to the insurance company. She submits an official request to the bank and, after receiving a response, reimburses the deposit amount to the client. Typically, customers who have insured deposits receive a slightly lower interest on the deposit. For example, if a client should receive 20% per annum on a deposit, he will receive only 15-17%, but he will be insured against problems and unforeseen circumstances. In any case, the insurance company will pay him the full amount of the deposit. The insured event occurs at the moment when the bank is declared bankrupt. Continue reading