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.
ASI President/CEO Dennis Adams reports that the company’s ongoing efforts to amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act to allow privately insured credit unions the right to seek membership in the Federal Home Loan Bank System (FHLB) are off to a good start in 2015. On January 13, 2015, the Capital Access for Small Community Financial Institutions Act of 2015 (H.R. 299) was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressmen Steve Stivers (R-OH), Pat Tiberi (R-OH), Andre Carson (D-IN) and Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (D-OH).Read more...