Home Selling Seminar May 15

Register Online for Our Free Home Selling Seminar

Are you looking to sell your home? Plan to attend our free Home Selling seminar on May 15 at MedStar Health’s Turner Community Room.

This convenient seminar covers everything from staging to settlement. Topics include how to get the necessary documents in order, what happens when your house goes on the market, and what happens at closing.

Seminar Details:

Date: May 15, 2018

Time: 6:30–8:00 p.m.

MedStar Health location for Freedom Federal Credit Union's free Home Selling seminarLocation:
MedStar Health’s Turner Community room
12 MedStar Blvd, Bel Air (next to our branch on Emmorton Road)

Registration:
Please register for this event. Please register online, or call our Contact Center at 800-440-4120 for assistance.

Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarships

Scholarships Available to Harford County Residents

Each year the Harford County Chamber of Commerce Foundation awards scholarships to local residents. Scholarships are available to recent Harford County high school graduates and adults who want to attend college. In 2017 the Chamber gave 10 scholarships to adults, veterans and high school seniors.

Chamber scholarships fund a wide range of studies. High school seniors may received funding from the following scholarship types:

  • Arts, Media and Communication
  • Business, Finance and Information Technology
  • Health and Human Services
  • Service, Engineering and Technology
  • Technology/Trade
  • Chuck Boyle Business Scholarship
  • William B. Seccurro Teacher Education

Scholarships available to adults include a veterans scholarship, a Technology/Trade scholarship, and a general scholarship.

To download this year’s Scholarship application go to: http://www.harfordchamber.org/resources/scholarships/

We’re Here to Help

Impacted by the Storm? We Can Help.

The recent storms may have caused damage to your home, car or other property. What if that damage isn’t covered by insurance? If that’s the case, or if you’d like to begin repairs before your claim in processed, our Anything Loan or Homestyle Loan can help. With a rate as low as 6.99% APR*1 and payments deferred for 90 days, they’re a great option.

Need to get lots of odds and ends to clean up or make small repairs? Our Visa Platinum or Platinum Rewards credit cards, now at 0% APR for 15 months2, can also help meet your needs.

To learn more about a loan or credit card, please visit one of our five branches, or call 1-800-440-4120. Or apply for a Anything Loan, Homestyle Loan, or Credit Card online!

We’re here if you need us.

*APR is ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE. Rate is effective January 15, 2018.

1 Applies to purchases and balance transfers done in the first 90 days after the new VISA credit card account is opened. A 3% fee is applicable to these balance transfers. This offer is available on VISA Platinum and VISA Platinum Rewards credit cards only.

2 The introductory rate will revert to the current standard rate as applicable after the promotional period. That is 8.99% APR to 16.99% APR based for VISA Platinum, or 10.49% APR to 18% APR, based on individual credit worthiness. Rates quoted are effective 12/15/2017 and are subject to change. Rate will vary with the market based on Prime

Golden Apple Education Award 2018

Entry is Now Open for the 2018 Education Award

We are now accepting entries for this year’s Golden Apple Education Award! Entrants must be a Freedom member and a Harford County Public Schools employee.

To enter, submit an entry form and essay. The essay must describe how you would use the funds and why you should be the one to win! Scoring favors proposals demonstrating the greatest impact on local schools, classes, students, and/or the community at large. The winning entry receives a $2,000 award. Freedom will also award 2nd and 3rd entries $500 each.

To enter, complete the entry form and submit an essay that explains why you deserve the award. Your essay may address any or all of the following questions:

  1. What is your plan to benefit your students, your class or your school? How will this money help you implement your plan?
  2. Will you take a continuing education class or classes to improve your own education and expertise? (Please be specific.) How will your education improve your students’ learning?
  3. Will you purchase supplies for your school or classroom?  How will the supplies help improve student learning? (Please provide as many quantitative details as possible.)
  4. Will your plan, training, or purchases affect the Harford County Community? If yes, how so?

Please submit your Golden Apple Education Award Entry Form and essay to [email protected] by May 1All entries will be reviewed by a panel of Freedom employees, volunteers and community partners.

  • Entry deadline is May 1, 2018    
  • Submit by email to [email protected]
  • We will announce the winner by June 15, 2018

It’s Tax Time! Get Your Tax Documents

How to Get Your Tax Documents

You can easily get your 2017 tax documents, in Online Banking or through the mail.

  • Getting Tax Documents if you have Electronic Statements (e-Statements)
    If you have e-Statements, 1099s and 1098s are archived and available in Online Banking. First, log in to Online Banking and click on “e-Statements”.**  Once you’re in Online Banking, click the tab for “Tax Forms” to view and/or print your document.
  • Getting Tax Documents if you DO NOT have Electronic Statements (e-Statements)
    We mailed tax forms to members not registered for e-Statements. Forms went to the mailing address we have on file.

Not registered for e-Statements yet?  Log in to Online Banking. Click on the e-Statements tab** and complete the registration steps. That’s all it takes for you to make the most of this convenient service.

Please remember to list Freedom online banking as a trusted site to prevent pop-up blockers from blocking access to e-statements.

If you have any questions, please call us at 1-800-440-4120, or email [email protected]

 

**Please be sure to disable your browser’s pop-up blocker to ensure our e-Statements page will load successfully for you.

America Saves Week 2018: Feb 26 to Mar 2

Boost Your Savings America Saves Week 2018

Join Freedom during America Saves Week 2018: February 26 – March 2. When you join as a new member and deposit $50, we’ll match your deposit; and we will match $25 for a new young member account.*

Deposit match details:

The deposit match is available to all new Freedom members:

  • $50 for new member adult savings accounts opened with a $50 deposit.*
  • $25 for new member youth savings accounts opened with a $25 deposit.*
  • We will honor matches until March 15th

Take Part in America Saves Week!

  • Take the Pledge
  • Assess your savings
  • Take advantage of our match!
    • Become a member by opening a savings account.
    • Already a member? Refer your friends and family to Freedom so they can get the match!
  • Enter the #ImSavingsForSweepstakes

#ImSavingForSweepstakes

Enter to win $500 in the #ImSavingForSweepstakes by pledging to save!

  • Tell America Saves your savings goal by taking the America Saves Pledge.
  • Increase your potential prize by $250
    • Share your goal, personal story, or favorite savings tip on social media
    • Use the hashtag #ImSavingForSweepstakes.

*Bonus funds will be placed on hold and released for availability after 60 days. If after 60 days the new member account has not been activated, the funds will be withdrawn and no bonus will be paid out. This special is only available through March 15, 2018.