Financial Hardship Assistance Program

Liberty Bay Credit Union understands the worry and stresses that result from financial hardship. We are pleased to be your resource, to provide helpful advice and innovative solutions. We offer the following products and services to qualifying Liberty Bay members:  

Consumer Lending

Skip-a-Payment Program --- Apply Now

This program enables qualified members to skip their monthly payment on consumer loans.

  • To skip 1 payment – must be current on loan payments for the most recent six months  
  • To skip 2 payments – must be current on loan payments for the most recent twelve months  
  • To skip 3 payments – must be current on loan payments for the most recent eighteen months  
  • $25.00 service fee ( One-Time)
  • Excludes loans currently within first 6 months of repayment and loans that have utilized Skip-a-Payment benefit within the last 12 months

Automobile Refinance --- Apply Now

Qualified members can take advantage of the equity they have in their vehicle to help pay other expenses. Apply online

  • If refinancing for a larger amount than existing loan balance, members receive difference in cash
  • Loan amount dependent upon member’s debt-to-income ratio and automobile’s loan-to-value ratio 
  • Interest rate dependent upon member’s credit score 

NEW: Lend-a-Hand Personal Loan --- Apply Now

Qualified members can apply for an unsecured personal loan, even if temporarily unemployed. Apply online 

  • Borrow up to $10,000 for terms up to 6 years
  • Fixed payments (principle and interest)  
  • Rate based on member’s credit history, potential bankruptcy risk, and other risk factors
  • Temporary unemployment will not be a determining factor in loan approval

Residential Lending 

NEW: Lend-a-Hand Home Equity Loan --- Apply Now

Qualified members can draw on the equity in their home, even if temporarily unemployed. Apply online 

  • Up to 90% loan-to-value permitted
  • Borrow up to $10,000 over a 7 or 10 year term
  • Fixed payments (principle and interest)  
  • Rate based on member’s credit history, potential bankruptcy risk, and other risk factors
  • Temporary unemployment will not be a determining factor in loan approval