The following banks are offering special loan terms for federal employees during the government shutdown:

Mid Oregon Credit Union: 60 days interest free (0%) with extensions should the shutdown persist

Washington Federal: Up to 3 months of missed paychecks at 0% interest


Additionally, several banks are willing to work with federal employees to negotiate loan terms and repayment or wave fees:

Umpqua Bank

First Interstate Bank

US Bank

Chase Bank

Bank of the West

Columbia Bank

Wells Fargo


*If your bank is providing assistance to federal employees and is not listed here, please notify Rachel Haakenson at