All federally insured credit unions must prominently display the official NCUA insurance sign shown below at each teller station and where insured account deposits are normally received in its principal place of business and in any of its branches. Federally insured credit unions are also required to display this official sign on its Internet page, if any, where they accept deposits or open accounts. A credit union may not end its federal insurance without first notifying members.
Federally Versus Privately Insured Credit Unions
Federally Insured Credit Unions
Federally chartered credit unions are regulated by the National Credit Union Administration and insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF), which is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government. Established by Congress in 1970 to insure member share accounts at federally insured credit unions, NCUSIF is similar to deposit insurance coverage provided by the Federal