Federal Workers in Idaho Eligible for Financial Help
All of those bundles of money pictured above still probably isn't enough to resemble how much ISN'T going out to hard working federal employees--those still going in to work, just not getting paid because of the Government Shutdown.
While I was tapping my way through Instagram stories last night, I saw a friend post a pop up on their American Express account that directed you to call a 1-800 number if you're a federal employee that needs assistance through the shutdown. I thought that was pretty awesome. After some googling I learned that banks right here in Idaho are doing the same. It's a commendable and gracious effort.
Idaho Central Credit Union is one of the local banks doing just that. I can't imagine going to work but not getting money to pay bills--for many, making ends meet each month is stressful enough! ICCU has opened up 0% interest loans that can help people pay rent and more--borrowing against future paychecks. Obviously, this is a far more ideal option than taking out some sort of Payday Loan from a national chain that can have up to 400% interest!
For more on this and the full story from Idaho's News Channel 7, click HERE.