Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
Alaska FIs fielding more deposit queries
ANCHORAGE (9/26/08)--Credit unions and other financial institutions in the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska have been fielding queries from consumers about their deposit insurance coverage. They are "fielding more questions than usual these days" from consumers worried about how the economy will affect their savings accounts, said Peninsula Clarion (Sept. 24). The article, which emphasized that most banks and credit unions have federal insurance, interviewed two banks and a credit union. Alaska USA FCU Chief Financial Officer Norm West told the publication that the credit union has been getting calls from worried members who want more information about the current situation. Several have inquired about differences between credit unions and banks. The callers generally say they are happy or they have more money to move from other institutions, West said. Tellers may be answering more questions at the counter, he said. Use the resource link for the full article.
Other Resources

RSS





print
News Now LiveWire
HFSC Chairman @RepHensarling announces subcommittee chairs for #114th Congress: http://t.co/FGnvnogI7n
14 hours ago
Don't Mullet Over: Check out @ECCU1's meme-rable campaign that brought in $8M in loans #NewsNow http://t.co/vNh2q01gcg
16 hours ago
#FOMC minutes show committee members debated erasing 'considerable time' from forward guidance #NewsNow #Market http://t.co/Gw0bEIFCe2
18 hours ago
NCUA votes 2 to 1 to approve 2015 budget: McWatters is dissenting vote.
19 hours ago
.@TheNCUA bd mmber McWatters at #NCUAbdmeeting invited specific, detailed comments on budget/budgetary process to be sent directly to him.
20 hours ago