Federal Government Shutdown

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Federal Government Shutdown

January 18, 2019

Affected by the Government Shutdown? We're here to help.

MECU recognizes that many individuals and families may be experiencing a temporary financial hardship due to a disruption in pay as a result of the government shutdown. To support our members who are impacted, MECU is offering the following for Federal employees*:
  • Loan payment assistance
  • Refunds of late fees and non-sufficient funds (NSF) fees upon request, where applicable
  • Penalty-free Certificate of Deposit (CD) withdrawals
  • Expedited credit decisions for personal line increases and personal loans

For assistance, please call our Member Service Center at 410-752-8313 (800-248-6328) or stop by any MECU branch.


Additional Member Resources

For financial counseling assistance, please contact our partner GreenPath Financial Wellness at 877-337-3399 or greenpath.com.

Certain restrictions apply. Verification of Federal employment status required. To verify Federal employment status, we are asking members to provide the following items:
* An official Federal Government furlough notification and documentation verifying you are a current Federal Government employee
* MECU member number or account number
* Other items as needed