Economic Impact Payments/Stimulus Checks COVID-19 Updates

Information on CME CU’s ongoing operations, financial relief and COVID-19 preparedness

Information Regarding Stimulus Checks

In response to COVID-19, the U.S. Government, through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), has begun issuing a third round of Economic Impact Payments (Stimulus Checks).  Eligible taxpayers will receive payments of up to $1,400 for individuals, $2,800 for married couples, and up to $1,400 for each qualifying dependent. 

The Government has informed us that payments are initialing being sent in the form of direct deposit to those who have filed their Federal Taxes electronically.  Others will receive Stimulus Checks through the US Postal Service at the mailing address on their Federal Tax Returns.

  • You can check the status of your Stimulus payment at the IRS web site listed below.  The site has been specifically designed to provide detailed information on payment qualifications and the status of your payment. 

CME CU has been and will continue to process electronic payments the very same day funds become available.  You can verify in real-time if the IRS has sent your payment to CME CU by logging on to our Online Banking service. 

We remind you, it is important to safeguard your personal information at all times.  CME CU will never ask you for your username and/or password information.  If this happens, we ask that you report this to us immediately. 

                      IRS Resources:  https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/economic-impact-payments

Pandemic Preparedness

The health and safety of our members and employees is always our top priority.  With the outbreak of COVID-19 (the coronavirus), we would like to share with you the ways we at CME CU are ensuring continued safe and effective operations. If you are displaying any of the symptoms of COVID-19 we ask that conduct business over the phone or through Internet Banking and do not visit the branch.

  Steps we are taking 

  • Monitoring – Our team is monitoring recommendations and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and federal, state and local agencies. This is to help ensure the steps we are taking are in line with best practices and are the right ones for our members and employees.  

  • Communication – We are also continuously talking with our employees to ensure your Credit Union is prepared to act on any guidance we may receive. 

  • Cleaning – Hand sanitizer and facemasks are available for our members and employees in our branch and work place. We are also conducting additional cleaning as appropriate, with a particular focus on high-touch surfaces and common areas. 

  • Support – CME CU continues to offer our members 24/7 and easy access to your accounts through our Online Banking solution. This services allows members to apply for loans, review account activity, transfer funds, pay bills, and open new deposit accounts.   

  • Relief – CME CU stands ready to help members who have been impacted by COVID-19 by offering financial relief and assistance, should they become necessary. 

Branch Visits 

  • The building’s main doors open at 9:00am, Monday through Friday.  Normal branch hours are Monday through Friday, 10am to 4:30pm are still in effect.   

    • A drop box is conveniently located at the main entrance of the branch. Members can use the drop box for deposits, loan payments or dropping off applications.

  • Branch visitors and employees are required to wear facemasks and must maintain proper social distancing of at least six (6) feet from anyone around them. 

  •  A maximum of 4 members will be allowed in the branch at any given time. Please make sure you are not number 5 before entering.

  • Six (6) foot spacing has been designated in the lobby, please be aware of them and assure that you are always adhering to social distancing rules and wearing a facemask.

  • Please make use of the hand sanitizer we have on counters

 

CONTACT US

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1615 Pontiac Ave, Cranston, RI 02920-4491

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