Radio, Television and Communication Federal Credit Union Closes

October 2018
Radio, Television and Communication Federal Credit Union Closes

Member Deposits Protected up to $250,000 by Share Insurance Fund

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Oct. 12, 2018) – The National Credit Union Administration today liquidated Radio, Television and Communication Federal Credit Union of Staten Island, New York.

Palisades Federal Credit Union of Pearl River, New York, immediately assumed most of Radio, Television and Communication Federal Credit Union’s assets and all members, shares, and loans. Palisades Federal Credit Union is a federally chartered credit union has assets of nearly $192 million and serving 14,351 members, according to its most recent Call Report.

Members’ accounts remain insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. Administered by the NCUA, the Share Insurance Fund insures individual accounts up to $250,000, and a member’s interest in all joint accounts combined is insured up to $250,000. The Share Insurance Fund separately protects IRA and KEOGH retirement accounts up to $250,000. The Share Insurance Fund has the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States.

Members with questions about their accounts may contact Palisades Federal Credit Union at 800.438.7415 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday; from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday; and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. Members also may find insurance coverage information on the Share Insurance Coverage page of the NCUA’s consumer website, MyCreditUnion.gov.

The NCUA made the decision to liquidate Radio, Television and Communication Federal Credit Union and discontinue its operations after determining the credit union was insolvent with no prospect for restoring viable operations on its own.

At the time of liquidation and subsequent purchase by Palisades Federal Credit Union, Radio, Television and Communication Federal Credit Union served 416 members and had assets of $3 million, according to its most recent Call Report. Chartered in 1964, Radio, Television and Communication Federal Credit Union served various groups in New York.

Radio, Television and Communication Federal Credit Union is the seventh federally insured credit union liquidation in 2018.

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11/30/18