After numerous requests, we're going to try having the annual meeting on Saturday. Go here to find out more.
The Nominating Committee reports that there were no additional nominations for persons wishing to serve on the CFDCU Board of Directors. As a result, the incumbents Mike Keffer and L.C. Kelly will run unopposed for their respective three year terms. The election will be held at the upcoming annual meeting.
Each year, the Charlotte Fire Department Credit Union will award up to six (6) scholarships valued at $1,000 each to dependent students of CFDCU members.
The scholarships will be awarded to students who will graduate high school in the current school year and will enroll in an accredited college or university (either 2 or 4 year) in the fall of the same year or is currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.
Applications will not be accepted for enrollment as a part-time student, for vocational or trade schools or for adult remedial education courses.
Completed applications must be returned by April 1st.
Charlotte Fire Department Credit Union Attn: Scholarship Committee 2100 Commonwealth Avenue Charlotte, NC 28205
Applications are available at the credit union or you can download one here.
We recently received information that some people in our area have received a letter that purports to be from a company that provides "secret shopper" services for companies such as Walmart, Sears, Costco, etc. Included in the letter is a check that you are asked to deposit and use to perform your shopping. This is a scam! Please don't fall for it!
The letter we examined was mailed from Spain but others experiences may be different. To read more about it please visit this site.
Home Depot announced Sept. 8 that it was investigating a data breach that could affect debit and credit cards. We were alerted to this via our data processor and took immediate action by replacing cards that may have been compromised as a result of this breach. If your card was potentially exposed, you will have likely already received your new card(s).
Please continue to use your CFDCU Debit and/or Credit Card with confidence. Should we have any concerns about your card, we will contact you, take immediate action to secure your information and send you a new card.
It's wise to regularly review your purchases in HomeTeller or on your statement. If you see anything unusual, please contact us right away at 704-375-3950.
Here's a few tips to help you protect yourself while shopping online:
For more information about staying safe online, visit the Federal Trade Commission Consumer Protection website.