One thing Americans can count on in these uncertain times is their credit union, Credit Union Association of the Dakotas President/CEO Jeff Olson wrote in the Bismarck Tribune this week.
“We want to assure you during this unprecedented time, that credit unions across North Dakota are continuing to help members with their financial needs as the COVID-19 threat continues,” he wrote. “We also want to reassure you that our credit unions are safe and financially strong, and that your hard-earned money is federally insured by the NCUA. In fact, your money is much safer at an institution than if you put it in your pocket.
“There has been no impact on transferring money, depositing money or paying bills through your debit card, credit card, or through an electronic transfer,” he added.
Olson also noted how credit unions are changing procedures in order to keep members and employees safe, with potential lobby closures made up for with drive throughs, ATMs and mobile banking.
“Credit unions across North Dakota stand willing and ready to serve you as your financial needs arise. We are just a click or phone call away,” he wrote.