Credit unions are establishing phone hotlines, educational workshops, special loan programs, savings options and reduced fees.
Air Force FCU was at the top of the list, followed in order by USAA Bank, PenFed, Navy Federal and Armed Forces Bank.
Last week, 700,000 Department of Defense civilian employees began taking once-a-week furlough days that will cut their pay by roughly 15%. How will the temporary pay cuts affect credit unions?
Virginia credit union says it has counseled 20 members so far and made emergency loans to four.
Two percent of FCUs are military-based but they represent 21% of FCU assets and may feel the pinch of federal furloughs.
CUNA reports overall loan growth, NAFCU cites credit card balance uptick and worries about sequester.
Interest-free loans among measures available if budget cuts lead to lost income for California credit union's members.
Three credit unions get together for event at Kitsap County Fairgrounds featuring speakers, resources on how to deal with personal budget cuts.
Credit union in D.C., Virginia offers debt counseling, individualized help for members hit by federal budget cuts.
Atlanta's Associated CU, New Hampshire's Service CU join list of credit unions offering assistance to affected federal employees.