Central Bank offering special account and loan assistance to customers affected by U.S. government shutdown

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Central Bank Chairman, President & CEO Luther Deaton, Jr. has announced that the bank will support its customers who are federal employees impacted by the temporary government shutdown by providing special account and loan assistance.

“Central Bank has always made the communities we serve our top priority,” said Deaton. “We recognize that we have customers who are impacted by the federal government shutdown and we feel it is our duty to help support them through this time.”

Central Bank asks that customers call 800-637-6884 to discuss their options.

During the government shutdown, Central Bank is offering a special short-term loan at 0.00% Annual Percentage Rate to assist with household expenses of government workers who are not being paid.

This offer requires the customer to have a Central Bank checking or savings account. Credit is subject to approval.