Firefly Credit Union® remains open to serve members
BURNSVILLE, MN (March 27, 2020) — Firefly Credit Union is considered an essential service and remains open to serve members during the stay-at-home order declared by Governor Walz on March 25, 2020.
Firefly Credit Union deposits are insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) per individual up to $250,000, just as bank deposits are insured by the FDIC. Members can rest assured their money is safe.
Drive-thru service will remain open during normal business hours. In addition, Firefly Credit Union urges members to utilize Digital Banking, or call (952) 736-5000 to make transfers or ask questions about financial options. To protect members and employees from the spread of COVID-19, Firefly branch lobbies are currently closed.
Firefly Credit Union offers a range of solutions to help members manage through temporary or extended periods of reduced or lost income, including Loan Payment Relief, an Emergency Relief Loan, and financial counselling. Visit www.fireflycu.org to learn more about these solutions.
In addition, the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) introduced a website with additional resources from financial counselling to food insecurity for Minnesotans during the COVID-19 pandemic: www.mncun.org/ConsumerCoronavirusResources
Furthermore, Firefly Credit Union encourages the following guidance from the CDC, law enforcement, and Minnesota’s Attorney General:
The CDC is recommending using tap and electronic payments to minimize the risk of spreading COVID-19. Information can be found at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/workplace-school-and-home-guidance.pdf
Minnesota’s Attorney General Keith Ellison has advised consumers to be hyper-aware of COVID-19 scams and report price gouging. Information can be found at: https://www.ag.state.mn.us/Office/Communications/2020/03/13_CoronavirusScams.asp
“We recognize that this is an unprecedented time filled with uncertainty,” said Dale Turner, President/CEO. “Firefly is committed to meeting the financial needs of our members through this evolving situation. We want our members to know that we understand the importance of our service and the responsibility that entails. One thing they can be certain of is that we are here for them.”
About Firefly Credit Union
Firefly Credit Union is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial cooperative lighting the way forward for the Greater Twin Cities CommunitySM. To stay up to date with all Firefly news, visit our Press Room at fireflycu.org/pressroom.