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Interior FCU Newsletter Winter 2020

Digital Wallets

It’s a new decade, so Happy New Year! We know that in this day and age, keeping up with technology is important to you, so it’s important to us. With a busy lifestyle, everyday shopping should always be simple and convenient. We’re proud to now offer Digital and Wearable Wallets! By connecting your Interior FCU Credit and Debit cards digitally, you can securely pay from your phone or smart watch to make checkout a breeze. We now participate with Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay, Fitbit Pay and Garmin Pay. Learn how to get started here.

Use your smartwatch to pay in stores
Transfer your balances to one low interest rate card and save!

Did you rack up a lot of credit card debt this holiday season? No worries with the Interior FCU Visa Platinum card! Consider transferring your balances to enjoy an intro rate of 2.90% APR for 6 months. *Then, the rate is as low as Prime + 4.60% APR for Visa Platinum and as low as Prime + 6.60% APR for Visa Platinum Rewards. Our cards have No Annual Fee, No Balance Transfer Fee, No Cash Advance Fee, and No Foreign Transaction Fees! Consolidate your debt on one low rate card with Interior FCU.

If you already have our Credit Card, make a balance transfer online by selecting Visa Access, and then Account Services.

Win an iPad Pro!

Get the inside scoop through weekly text messages informing you of the latest news from the Credit Union. We tell our Mobile Insiders about promotions, new products, security announcements, etc. first! Sign up during January and February to be a Mobile Insider for a chance to win a new iPad Pro! To enter, visit our website and enroll for texts. The winner will be drawn on March 2nd.

For Contest Rules, Click Here.

Money Management

The start of a new year is always a great time to re-assess your finances. With our Money Management tool, it’s never been easier. With graphical displays of spending patterns, you can visually see where your money is going. Build a budget that will serve you and your family well this year.

Learn more about Money Management. Available in our app and online!

Mortgage Loans

Call Us for details on how to get started with a mortgage today!

With a mortgage from Interior Federal Credit Union, we offer fixed and variable rates. Serving you and your families to the best of our ability is what we are here for. We work with the Credit Union Mortgage Association (CUMA) to provide you a variety of loan options, including Reverse Mortgages and First Time Home Buyer’s Programs.

Loan Payments Nipping at Your Nose?

Take a winter vacation from your loan payment with Skip-A-Payment. Interior Federal Credit Union offers Skip-A-Pay on Personal Loans and Vehicle Loans once every six months. Members must qualify to skip a payment on their loans. For more information, please see our website. Or, fill out a Skip a Payment Form under Secure Forms through Online Banking.

TurboTax Member Benefit

Did you know that as a credit union member you are eligible to use TurboTax at a discounted rate? Members can start their tax return directly through Online or Mobile Banking and won't have to create another username or password. If you have used TurboTax online in the past, then all your previous returns are saved. By using TurboTax, members also have access to experts to answer any tax related questions. What are you waiting for? Get started on your taxes today!

If you are looking for a place to park your tax refund for a while, consider a short-term, 6- month certificate or a Money Market Account. We offer some great rates!

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Share the Gift of Membership!

Your immediate family members are eligible to join the Credit Union, too. Here are some ways your family can benefit together:

  • Transfer money between accounts with Member-to-Member Transfers in online and mobile banking.
  • Manage money for the family through the Money Management Tool.
  • Turn on/off joint account cards with Card Controls.
  • Watch your savings accounts grow as you add money to various accounts like Secondary Savings, Holiday Clubs, Vacation Clubs, and Certificates.
  • Earn Rewards on both debit and credit card purchases, which can be redeemed for cash back (another way to add to savings.)

Invite your family to join the Credit Union at interiorfcu.org. There are other paths for friends to join, too. Visit our membership page.

ATM Network

Did you know the Credit Union belongs to one of the largest ATM networks in the country? CU members have access to over 55,000 Totally-Free ATMs. To find one closest to you, especially when you are traveling, click on the Branch/ATM link on the top right hand corner of our home page, www.interiorfcu.org.

Denver members, did you know we have an ATM in Building 53 at the DFC?

Update Your Email Addresses

It's so important that we can communicate with you. Especially for important account notifications, we need to know how to reach you fast. We can only do that if we have your correct email address. Please make sure your email is up-to-date. Log onto Online Banking/My Settings to update your email.

Are you headed off to college or trade school in 2020? Well, Interior Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce our college scholarship to make it easier for you to meet tuition costs. The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for 2020 is underway now! College-bound members are eligible to apply for one of ten $1,000 essay-based scholarships - one $1,000 video-based scholarship; and one $1,000 photo-based scholarship. And, yes, you may apply in all three categories!

Deadline for applications is March 31, 2020. Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2020. Any member of Interior FCU entering their freshmen through senior year of college or trade school may apply. Click the Apply Button below or scan the QR code to get started.

Annual Meeting

You're invited to our 84th Annual Meeting. There will be no member election this year due to the fact that there were 3 candidates for 3 board seats.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

U.S. Geological Survey

  • Reston, VA
  • Room: 1C400
  • 11:00 am

Main Interior Building

  • Washington, DC
  • Room: Rachel Carson Room
  • 2:00 pm

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