When a hurricane is approaching, it’s important to take the appropriate financial steps to ensure that once the storm has passed, you can quickly regain your financial footing. From protecting your financial documentation to having cash on hand, a little financial foresight can go a long way.
Practical Tips to Prepare:
Get Cash Early
Power outages may cause difficulties using debit cards, so stop by one of our convenient locations or free ATMs to get your cash ahead of time.
Confirm Debit & Credit Cards
Check the expiration dates on all of your cards and make certain that dates are current and you have a valid card should you have to evacuate
Download Our Mobile App
Get our FREE mobile app so you can access your account from anywhere, to deposit checks, transfer funds, pay bills or check balances.
Payment methods may change during a disaster, so order checks early and ensure you have your account information handy.
Sign Up for Online Banking
Conduct transactions, pay bills, check balances from any internet-enabled computer, for free.
Opt-In for Alerts
Our alerts provide you with up-to-date information on your accounts sent directly to your selected delivery method, assuring that your account isn’t used without your knowledge.
Verify Account Numbers, PINs, and Passwords
Take a few moments to verify the account numbers, passwords, and PINs on all of your accounts; financial, insurance, and the like. Make sure you’ve got access to important contact numbers, too.
Recommended Packing List
These documents will be needed if you, or a family member, have to prove your identity, claim benefits, make withdrawals, deposits, payments, or change account information.
- Driver’s license or state ID card
- Birth certificate
- Social security card
- Insurance cards
- Employee or school ID
- Voter registration card
- Most recent account statements
NavyArmy Emergency Contacts:
Main Number: 361-986-4500 or 1-800-622-3631
Bank by Phone: 361-986-4555
Lost or Stolen Debit Cards
Monday–Friday, 8am–5pm 1-800-622-3631
Weekends or after 5pm CST 1-800-472-3272
To find ATM and Shared Branch locations near you, visit co-opcreditunions.org.