The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank is the second largest failure of a financial institution in U.S. history. The bank was shut down and put under the control of the FDIC following a 48-hour bank run and capital crisis. On March 12, regulators also shut down Signature Bank.
While this situation does not include any credit union failure, it may still create consumer concerns and questions at credit unions. This is an opportunity to reassure credit union members about the safety and soundness of credit union deposits, remind them of the credit union difference as member-owned financial cooperatives, and provide some peace of mind during uncertainty. Here are some key messaging points to help your credit union team address any questions or concerns you may encounter from members.
Consumer Deposits are Safe with their Insured Credit Union
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