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Events and Webinars

 

CCU ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERS 2020 
Mark your calendars to join us via Zoom on August 20th at 7:00 pm, and help us celebrate 67 years of service to the community! This meeting will be held virtually, and all members are invited to attend. The 2019 Annual Report (PDF) can be downloaded by clicking here.

Due to the health issues surrounding COVID-19, the Board will host this meeting virtually using Zoom. Advance registration is required for all participants by August 15th. Please click here to register to attend the virtual Annual Meeting. In order to verify your membership, you will be asked to provide the last four digits of your social security number.

Once your membership and registration are verified, you will receive an email with the meeting link and instructions for attending, including the ability to test your Zoom connection before the meeting. Click here to download CCU Virtual Annual Meeting Frequently Asked Questions (PDF).

Nominations for Board Seats
Board of Directors Candidate For Seat #3: Linda Dale
Board of Directors Candidate For Seat #5: Johnette Gindling
A notice was provided in the January newsletter, within all branch locations, and posted on the website at www.ccuflorida.org notifying members of the board vacancies. No petitions were filed by the required deadline. Because there is 1 nominated candidate to fill each position, elections will not be conducted by ballot, and nominations from the floor will not be taken.


"STAY ON TRACK" BalanceTrack CONTEST 
Get on the path to good financial health and win up to $500 while you're at it! Our financial education partner, BALANCE, is offering a summer contest and are giving away a $100 gift card each month between July and September. Plus, you can receive three bonus entries towards the grand prize of $500.  All you have to do is visit our online resource BalanceTrack and complete modules. You will be asked to set up a BALANCE account if you do not already have one. Good luck!


FREE WEBINARS

These webinars are offered by BALANCE™, our financial education partner.  They are free and confidential.  CCU does not receive information about who registers for or views the webinar.  

ON-DEMAND
Click the links below to watch these free webinars when it's convenient for you. You will also receive an email with a link to access the webinar for one week.

30 WAYS TO TRIM YOUR BUDGET
Stretching your budget is a necessary step to achieving your financial goals, especially during uncertain economic times. Learn smart ways to save on the things that impact your finances most, such as food, utilities, transportation, medicine and much more. Click here to watch 30 Ways to Trim Your Budget.

FINANCIAL FIRST AID
A financial crisis can throw even the best money management plan into chaos. This webinar focuses on ways to gain control of a crisis, and you will learn about financial assessments, expense prioritization, and effective negotiation with creditors. Click here to watch Financial First Aid.

IMPROVING YOUR FINANCIAL HEALTH
Even during an economic downturn, it is possible to improve your financial health. In this webinar you will understand what it means to be financially healthy – which is so much more than the one score everyone asks you about today – your credit score. True financial health is based on four key components: Spend, Save, Borrow, and Plan. You’ll also get a chance to confidentially determine your own Financial Health Score and the steps you can take to improve that score. Click here to watch Improving Your Financial Health.

REBUILDING AFTER FINANCIAL CRISIS
A job loss, a medical crisis, or other hardship can send a normal financial situation into a tailspin. Participants will learn how to get their finances back on track, including budgeting, repaying debt, rebuilding credit, establishing emergency savings, and replenishing retirement savings. Click here to watch Rebuilding After Financial Crisis.


MONTHLY
When registering for these free scheduled webinars, you will be asked for the name of your BALANCE provider.  Please enter “Community Credit Union of Florida.”  Select your preferred date and time from the drop-down menu provided when you click on the registration link. If you can't make it at the designated time, register now and you will receive a link to the recording which will be available for one week after the live webinar.

AUGUST 11th & 20th
FEDERAL STUDENT AID WITH FAFSA (FOR TEENS)
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is many students’ ticket to financial assistance for college. This webinar covers important details such as how the FAFSA works, deadlines, and the application process. This webinar is geared towards a teen audience but parents are also welcome to attend! Click here to register for Federal Student Aid with FAFSA (for Teens).

SEPTEMBER 8th & 17th
YOUR CREDIT SCORE
One of the most important numbers consumers have is their credit score: it affects the ability to purchase a home, buy a car, get a credit card, and other financial decisions—but it can also hinder them. This webinar reviews types of credit scoring models currently used including FICO, Vantage, non traditional, and bankruptcy risk. Participants will understand why these mathematical assessments were developed and how they can use them to their advantage.  Click here to register for Your Credit Score.

OCTOBER 13th & 22nd
RETIREMENT PLANNING: THE BASICS
Retirement is something most people look forward to, but may not have planned well in advance. Participants will learn how to harness the power of time, optimize investments to reach their long-term goals, and understand how the economy and taxes can impact their retirement dollars.  Click here to register for Retirement Planning: The Basics. 

NOVEMBER 10th & 19th 
BUILDING A BETTER BUDGET
Everyone wants control over their financial lives, but how do we get it? In one word: budget. It’s the most powerful weapon to get a more secure future. Participants will identify their short- and long-term goals and learn how to design realistic spending and savings plans to reach those objectives, including options for getting out of debt (and staying there).
Click here to register for Building a Better Budget.


2020 HOLIDAY CLOSING SCHEDULE:

Holiday Date Day of Week

New Year's Day

 

January 1

 

Wednesday

 

Martin Luther King Day January 20 Monday
President's Day February 17 Monday
Memorial Day May 25 Monday

Independence Day

(Open on Friday 07/03/2020 and Closed on Saturday, 07/04/2020)

July 4 Saturday
Labor Day September 7 Monday
Columbus Day October 12 Monday
Veteran's Day November 11 Wednesday

Thanksgiving Day

Day after Thanksgiving

Saturday after Thanksgiving

November 26

November 27

November 28

Thursday

Friday - close at 2:00 p.m.

Saturday

Christmas Eve December 24

Thursday - close at 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Day

Saturday after Christmas

 December 25

December 26

Friday

 

Saturday

New Year's Eve December 31

Thursday - close at 2:00 p.m.