Looks like there is some help available  Alpine Bank says they will help any furloughed federal worker and give them an advance on their paychecks. They need to bring in their Colorado and Federal ID plus their most recent federal payroll statement. The loan will not require you to make any payment during the shutdown and you will have six months to pay back the amount borrowed

You do not need to be a member of Alpine Bank the offer begins Wednesday, January 16th.

For a complete list of Alpine Bank locations including Grand Junction and Fruita click here.