COVID-19 MEMBER RELIEF PACKAGE

Your financial well-being and security are top of mind and we remain open for business online, over the phone and at our branches. We understand that many of you may be experiencing financial challenges or uncertainty due to COVID-19, and in an effort to assist our members, we are offering a number of solutions for your consideration that are listed below. We encourage you to contact us to discuss the available options.

COVID-19 Relief Loan

If you are experiencing a reduction or loss in your income due to COVID-19, you can access up to $2,500 to cover short-term expenses.

The COVID-19 Relief Loan includes a low interest rate of 1% and repayment terms of up to 24 months. Proof of financial hardship is required. 

You may 
apply online or contact us at 888-252-0202 to learn more.

Small Business Relief & The Paycheck Protection Program

Our Business Services team is here and ready to support local businesses. We encourage our business members to contact us to discuss loan repayment and short-term financing options.

For information regarding the SBA Paycheck Protection Program:

VHFA Mortgage
Assistance Program

VHFA is administering mortgage assistance for low-income Vermonters who are in forbearance and/or delinquent on their mortgage. The application window is now open.

Flexible Loan Repayment Options

There are many ways we may be able to help you. We encourage you to contact us to discuss possible options for which you may be eligible.

For student loan options, please contact us at 800-723-2210 or visit this link for more information.

For borrowers with payment protection coverage, you may be entitled to benefits with a qualifying event. You can file a claim online or contact our claims partner at 800-649-5768.

Access to Credit

If you have a Vermont Federal credit card, you may request an increase to your credit limit.

You may also be eligible for 0% APR* on your credit card for the next six months by transferring your credit card balance to Vermont Federal.

Credit Card Balance Transfer Offer

To help with credit card debt, we're offering an introductory 0.00% APR* for 6 months when you transfer your balance to Vermont Federal. There are no balance transfer fees.

Flexible Fee Refunds

If you have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 and have recently incurred fees on your account, please contact us to discuss how we may assist you.

Preventing COVID-19
Fraud and Scams

For our latest security alerts, and more information on how you can protect yourself from COVID-19 related fraud & scams.

IRS Stimulus Check Information

The IRS is currently in the process of distributing stimulus payments as part of the Economic Impact Payment program. Many members have seen these deposits already in their accounts, and many members can expect to see them in the near future.

 

*APR=Annual Percentage Rate. Balance Transfer promotional rate is valid on new card transfers made between March 15, 2020 and October 1, 2020. Promotional rate on balance transfers will revert to existing APR after six month period. As of 3/23/20, those rates are as low as 7.95% for Visa® Platinum with Rewards and 5.95% without rewards, but may change prior to end of promotional period. The APRs are variable and can change based on the Wall Street Journal Prime Rate plus a margin as low as 4.70% on the Visa® Platinum Reward Card and 2.70% on the Visa® Platinum. Points are not rewarded on balance transfers or cash advances. Must be a member of the Credit Union to obtain a credit card. All loans are subject to approval.