FAIRWINDS Credit Union February 2012 ADVOCATE for Members
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Your Tax Questions Answered

It’s that time of year again. And to make tax season as simple as possible for you, we’ve provided some helpful tips and updates below.

When were my forms sent?

  • 1099-INT and 1098 statements were mailed at the end of January.
  • If you have e-Statements, you can access your tax statements at any time by logging into FAIRWINDS Online.
  • 1099-INT forms are sent if the earnings in your tax reported accounts are more than $10 in accrued interest.
  • 1098 Mortgage Interest statements are sent if you paid more than $600 in interest on your mortgage.

Has my tax refund been deposited?

You can easily check on your tax refund deposit by using e-Alerts. With a whole suite of alert types to choose from, including deposits, you can receive real-time account updates via email or text messages. Log-in to your FAIRWINDS Online account to set up your e-Alerts today.

Election Results Announced

Congratulations to Richard Leigh and Jason Albu for their re-election to the FAIRWINDS Credit Union Board of Directors! We look forward to their continued dedication, commitment, and service to the credit union and its members.

Scholarships Available

Beginning March 1, applications will be available for FAIRWINDS College Scholarships. This opportunity applies to students attending a four-year college or an accredited community college. Each applicant must be a graduating high school senior and a member in good standing of FAIRWINDS Credit Union.

Two candidates will be selected this year to each receive a $1,000 scholarship. Recipients will be selected based on grade point average, SAT and/or ACT score, extracurricular and community activities, and a written essay.

All applications must be received by April 10, 2012.
Click here for more information.

shredfest Shred Fest at Four Corners

February 25
Four Corners Branch
(next to Chili’s)
742 Cagan View Rd.
Clermont, FL 34714
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

After shredding more than 18,000 pounds of documents at the Lake Mary branch in January, the Shred Fest tour is traveling to our Four Corners branch this month!

Before you head out to Shred Fest, please be aware that due to heavy volume, guests may bring a maximum of five boxes of personal documents per vehicle to shred. Shred Fest may be cancelled or end early due to equipment failure, truck capacity reached, inclement weather, or any other unforeseen event.

Click here to view all 2012 dates and locations and see when we will be coming to your neighborhood.

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