Mississippi CUs offering assistance to members affected by government shutdown

Posted January 23, 2019    

America’s credit unions are embodying their structure and mission by offering assistance to members affected by the partial government shutdown.  From day one, credit unions stepped in, without being asked, to assist members.  Mississippi credit unions are among those offering access to low- or no-interest loans and other resources to aid affected members.

Brightview Federal Credit Union

  • Offering 2-month loan extensions

Eagle Express Credit Federal Credit Union

  • Offering loan payment extensions

Gulf Coast Community Federal Credit Union

  • Skip-a-payment for existing loans, with no fee

Jackson Area Federal Credit Union

  • Offering loan extensions, fee waivers

Keesler Federal Credit Union

  • Offering credit to members with direct deposit in the amount of normal pay. The credit is not considered a loan and no interest is charged.

Magnolia Federal Credit Union

  • Offering special signature loan at 0% for 60-days up to net monthly pay

Members Exchange Credit Union

  • Offering 30-day loan extensions, individualized repayment solutions

Meridian MS ANG FCU

  • Offering loans at 1% for 12-months

MS Public Employees Credit Union

  • Offering loan extensions and low-interest rate loans

Rivertrust Federal Credit Union

  • Waive early withdrawal on share certificates
  • Up to $5,000 at 0% for 6-months
  • Signature loan with no payments for 90-days, 90-day payment deferments on loans

Singing River Federal Credit Union

  • Offering payment deferral up to 3 months, loan consolidation, additional individualized financial solutions

Statewide Federal Credit Union

  • Offering amount of previous month's direct deposit as the maximum loan amount at 0% for 30-days, no fees. 2.99% after 60-days, term extended to 180 days
  • Waive early CD penalty

Sunbelt Federal Credit Union

  • Offering loan payment extensions, fee waivers and 60-day loans

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is currently aggregating a list of hundreds of credit unions that are offering assistance to their members, updating the list daily as responses are received.  View the list at https://www.cuna.org/shutdownassistance/ 


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