The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is an independent United States government agency that insures the deposits of credit union members nationwide. Managed by the National Credit Union Administration Board, NCUA examines, supervises and insures both federally-chartered and qualifying state-chartered credit unions. Also managed by the NCUA Board, the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) is a component of NCUA and was established by Congress on October 19, 1970 to insure member accounts.
- Up to $250,000 basic insured amount
- Includes funds in share, checking, money market share and share term certificate accounts
- IRAs insured separately up to $250,000
- Health Savings Accounts are insured separately up to $250,000
- No charge for share insurance protection
- Individual accounts with same account holder totaled and insured up to $250,000
- Joint accounts insured separately from individual accounts up to $250,000
Requests for more information or questions regarding NCUA insurance can be directed www.ncua.gov.