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E-Financial Compass
4th Quarter 2017
 
nationalgeographicfcu.org
  
Tel 202-775-6135


Put something extra in your celebrations with our Holiday Loan Special!

- 6.99% APR*
- Borrow up to $5,000
- Terms up to 36 months
- Refinance options: Funds can  be used to pay-off loans  from  other financial institutions or credit cards balances.**
This offer ends December 31, 2017, so  apply today! For more information, contact us at 202-775-6135 or by email at  ngfcu@ngs.org
*APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Rates are based on an evaluation of applicant credit. Your actual APR will be disclosed at the time of disbursement. Not all applicants will qualify for the lowest rate. Rate includes direct deposit discount.
For full disclosure, contact us at 202-775-6135. **Existing loans at  NGFCU are not eligible for refinancing.

Visa Debit cards
Members can opt-in to receive text* alerts on their phones informing them that their debit cards might have been compromised. To sign up for this great feature, please email us at ngfcu@ngs.org email should include the member's name, last 5 digits of the card number, last 4 digits of the member's SSN and the cell phone number.
Once the card has been set-up, members would receive a test text alert from our debit card processor.
*standard text rates may apply. 
Loans
Are you ahead in your loan payments?
This is great but you still must make regularly scheduled payments, even though your due date is a future month. 
Audio Response Line
The updated phone number for the NGFCU audio response line is 202-296-1802


Are you headed off to college or trade school in 2018?
National Geographic FCU  is pleased to announce a college scholarship opportunity to make it easier for you to meet tuition costs. The $12,000 Credit Union College Scholarship Program for 2018 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, 2017. 
Scholarship winners will be announced in April 2018 on the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC's scholarship website: www.cufound.org/scholarship

This year's essay topic:
"Describe the value found in credit union membership."
This year's video topic :
"Create a 60-second credit union ad to attract young members (age 16 - 24)"."
Photo applicants are asked to capture and submit a photograph that represents the credit union core value, " Community."
Any member of NGFCU   who is entering their freshmen through senior year of college or trade school may apply. 
The awardees receive needed financial assistance to help them meet their tuition expenses and the application topics stimulate innovative and useful responses to help us better serve our college-aged members.
Applications are accepted online at:
cufound.org/scholarship

NGFCU,
the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC, and its generous supporters partner to make this scholarship program possible.

Holiday Office Closings

 

Thursday October 5, 2017 Closing at 2:00 p.m.

Thursday November 23, 2017 Thanksgiving Day

Friday November 24, 2017 Closed

Monday, December 25, 2017 Christmas Day

 

Reminder: If you are experiencing issues with your VISA debit card outside of NGFCU business hours, please contact our client services at 1-800-472-3272. You can also visit our website.