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Big banks offer to help federal workers on a “case-by-case basis”

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Emily Stewart | Vox
Scott Astrada

This week, the estimated 800,000 government employees affected by the partial government shutdown are about to start missing their paychecks, and lenders are stepping in with offers to help — some good, some bad, and none automatic.

Most of the biggest consumer banks are offering to waive fees and interest charges for some customers, but not all.