Your Money is Safe at LES People’s

You and your family may be worried about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), but the leadership at LES People’s FCU want you to know that we are here to help you. Your deposits are safe and insured. We’re not going anywhere, because at its core, our credit union is not a building or a business, its people unified for a common goal.

Your money is safe and insured

There are a lot of things to worry about these days, but the safety of your money in your credit union isn’t one of them.  Your money is safe, and your accounts are fully insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) up to $250,000.  There is no risk to keeping money in your account, but there are countless risks to holding cash.

COVID-19 has cancelled, postponed, and slowed down much of American life, but the nation’s financial system operations are still strong. You can meet nearly all your financial needs without leaving your home. If you do not have it on your mobile phone, now is a good time to download our LES People’s mobile app at Apple or Android stores by searching LES PEOPLES FCU or enroll for Online Banking by visiting our website at lespeoples.org.  If you have not signed up for Online Banking and Mobile Banking yet, this is a crucial time to do so.

Our Debit and ATM cards can be used, surcharge free, at CO-OP ATMs and all Citi ATMs branch locations. Get familiar with the closest CO-OP and Citi branch ATM locations where you can access your money and the CO-OP Shared Branching locations where you can make deposits. Our CO-OP ATM locator is on our website at www.lespeoples.org. You can also download the CO-OP ATM locator app for Apple and Android or visit www.co-opnetwork.org.

We’re here if you need any additional assistance

If you’ve been impacted by this pandemic, our staff is dedicated to working with and helping you through these uncertain times. Now, more than ever, we are here to support you. Communicate with us about your questions and concerns via Secure Messages through Online Banking, email us at lespfcu@lespfcu.org or call us at 212-529-8197 (Lower East Side branch), 212-828-6061 (East Harlem branch) and 718-554-4544 (North Shore branch).

If you want to learn more about COVID-19, visit the CDC’s resource center or our state health department website . Please take care of yourself and those around you and do not hesitate to contact us for any assistance.

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