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Credit Unions & Government Shutdowns

Dear Members,

In the wake of a government shutdown, you may be wondering how you're federally insured funds might be impacted. If you are a federal employee, you may have additional concerns about the financial impact you may experience.


Individual deposits at federal credit unions like Chattanooga First Federal Credit Union are insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) for up to $250,000 before, during and after any government shutdown. NCUA operations are not funded through congressional budget appropriations which means the NCUA will continue to operate business as usual.

Members who are employed by the federal government may have concerns about how they will be impacted financially during the shutdown. If you are a government employee and need assistance or have questions regarding your accounts with us, please call us at 423-267-7621 for help.

Alese Maples