SPOKANE, Wash. –  As concerning news sweeps the nation of US government sequestration and federal employee furloughs, Global Credit Union is prepared to assist members faced with these unfortunate circumstances.

To help members adjust to the loss of income due to furlough, Global plans to support them by providing:
  • interest free loans for up to 6 months
  • no fee loan extensions for existing loans
  • penalty free certificate withdrawals
Global Credit Union, founded in 1954 by members of Fairchild Air Force Base, is eager to help provide relief to people affected by this financial crisis. “Our roots run deep with our military members.  If they do experience furloughs, we want to give them time and assistance to adjust.  We’ve always been here for our members and we are here now to help them through if they need us,” said Global President and CEO Jack Fallis.

Members should not hesitate to inquire about these emergency assistance options. Federal employees not currently members may call the credit union to open a membership account. Contact Global directly at 800-676-4562.

About Global Credit Union                                         
Global Credit Union, founded in 1954 is a full service financial institution with assets of over $352 million serving 48,000+ members residing around the world.  Membership is open to anyone living or working in Washington State, Kootenai, Benewah, Shoshone or Latah counties in Idaho, and all active and retired military members and their families worldwide. For more information about Global Credit Union please visit www.globalcu.org.
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