American Share Insurance (ASI) provides primary and excess share (deposit) insurance exclusively to credit unions. We’re a member-owned, share guaranty corporation proud to be the nation‘s largest non-federal insurer of credit union deposits.
Through our primary share and excess share insurance programs, we help credit unions carry out their mission. Learn what makes our insurance unique, then meet the industry leaders who have helped us serve the credit union industry.
Credit unions offer their members a wealth of advantages and are a popular alternative to traditional banks. Learn how ASI insures the deposits of credit union members.
Members of credit unions insured by American Share Insurance can take great comfort in knowing that their savings are safe, sound and protected by a well-capitalized insurance fund.
It is very natural for credit union members to ask questions about the safety of their savings. In response, ASI offers the following regarding its deposit insurance programs. Most importantly, members' deposits in an ASI primary insured credit union are insured to $250,000 per individual account, no matter how many accounts they have with the credit union.
Dennis Adams, President/CEO of American Share Insurance (ASI), reports that ASI has been successful once again in moving its legislation to amend the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) Act to permit privately insured credit unions equal access to the services of the FHLB System. On March 25, 2015, the full U.S. House Committee on Financial Services unanimously approved ASI’s bill, The Capital Access for Small Community Financial Institutions Act of 2015 (H.R. 299), by voice vote. A roll call vote is expected to occur next, as a matter of protocol, followed by a full House floor vote in mid-April.Read more...