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News Release: United Offers Federal Government Employees Financial Relief Programs

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January 07, 2019
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. – United Federal Credit Union immediately offers its Members employed by the federal government and impacted by the December 2018 government shutdown the following relief programs:
 
  • Waiver of early withdrawal penalty on share certificates1  
  • Signature Loan with no payments for 90 days2
  • Budget counseling and Member Assistance Program
  • Installment loan deferments3
  • U First credit card with 0% Intro APR  for six months, then a variable rate from 9.99% to 18.00% APR4
 
“When unexpected circumstances impact our Members’ lives, United steps up to help them through it,” said Chief Innovation and Marketing Officer, Erin Hennessy. “Even a slight disruption in someone’s finances can be stressful, especially when it concerns their job. United makes relief programs like these available so our Members can breathe a little easier when times are uncertain.”
 
To implement these benefits, Members need to visit their local branch or call our Member Service Center at (888) 982-1400.
 
These opportunities will be available only for the length of the shutdown and end the same day the shutdown ends. For more information and offer disclosures visit promo.unitedfcu.com/assistance.
 
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About United
United Federal Credit Union has served its Members since 1949 by helping them to build a sound financial future. United consists of more than 168,000 Member/owners worldwide and manages assets in excess of $2.6 billion. Its corporate offices and main branch are in St. Joseph, Mich., with additional branches in Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan, Nevada, North Carolina, and Ohio. For more information visit www.unitedfcu.com