Banks and credit unions move to help federal workers hit by shutdown

first_imgBanks and credit unions that cater to federal workers are readying financial help for their customers as the government shutdown drags on.The assistance includes low- or no-interest payroll advances and loans for workers facing dwindling cash reserves.A total of 800,000 federal employees have been furloughed or working without pay since December 21, and won’t receive their next paychecks until the government reopens.“Our observation is that the folks that we serve are not wealthy people,” said Scott Spiker, the chairman and CEO of First Command Financial Services, whose customers include members of the Coast Guard. continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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