After weeks of stock market drops that sent waves of fear around the world, it appears some of those losses have been replaced with gains. 

Still, the frenzy led some members to question everything from the condition of their retirement plans to whether they would have paychecks as Washington battled over a debt ceiling impasse. 

The Maine Credit Union League said the state's credit unions were fielding questions from members about the recent debt-ceiling struggles, stock market volatility and the downgrading of the country's credit rating by Standard & Poor's.

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