LifeLine Loan

Department of Homeland Security Employees

We’re here to help. In the event of a DHS shutdown, we stand ready to offer financial assistance to DHS employees.

Life Line Loan

  • 0.0% APR* for the first 60 days with no payments required.
  • If the loan is not repaid within 60 days, the borrower would be responsible for making installment payments subject to an Annual Percentage Rate of 8.49% APR*.
  • The maximum repayment term would be 12 months.
  • Maximum amount of line will equal the federal employee’s total net monthly pay, up to a maximum of $5,000.
  • Learn how you can apply.

Certificate Fees Waived

  • Penalties will be waived for federal employees making withdrawals from certificates during the furlough period.


  • You may qualify to skip a payment on select loans with us. Speak with a representative by phone at 800-656-4328 or in a branch for details.

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* APR. Annual Percentage Yield.