Credit Union Stays Open and Operating with Normal Member Services; Member Deposits Also Remain Federally Insured up to $250,000
(May 4, 2011) Ė The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) today
placed Valued Members Federal Credit Union of Jackson, Mississippi, into conservatorship.
Valued Members Federal Credit Union remains open and operating. While continuing normal
member services, NCUA will work to resolve issues affecting the Valued Members Federal
Credit Unionís safety and soundness.
Deposits at Valued Members Federal Credit Union remain protected. Administered by NCUA,
the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) continues to insure individual
accounts at Valued Members Federal Credit Union up to $250,000. The NCUSIF, like the
FDICís Deposit Insurance Fund, has the backing of the full faith and credit of the U.S.
Valued Members Federal Credit Union was originally chartered in 1957 and serves Leake
County, the underserved community of Madison County, and a number of employee groups in
and around Jackson, Mississippi. The credit union has approximately $9 million in assets and
The decision to conserve a credit union enables the institution to continue regular operations with
expert management in place correcting previous service and operational weaknesses. During
conservatorship, members may therefore continue to conduct business at the credit union.
Valued Members Federal Credit Union is the fourth federally insured
credit union placed into conservatorship during 2011.