Service CU says more than 1,400 DOD civilian employee members have been credited with direct deposits. Justice FCU lends nearly $8 million.
A bill passed by the House that would grant back pay to furloughed federal employees in the government shutdown has stalled in the Senate.
At press time, the federal government shutdown was on its second full day. Reports are mixed regarding how long it could last—some still maintain it will be over in a few days, while others insist the political impasse could drag on for weeks.
In a timely save, USAA picked up the Air Force football team’s travel tab to Annapolis, Md., for its contest with Navy last weekend.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's office told Credit Union Times on Friday that the House will vote on the legislation Saturday.
Credit Union Furlough Assistance page provides links to credit unions offering programs as government cutback wears on.
Interest-free loans among measures available if budget cuts lead to lost income for California credit union's members.
Spokane credit union joins list of military-connected credit unions, others offering aid in wake of federal budget cuts.