Brooklyn Coop Monthly Newsletter
We want to hear from YOU!
Join us for a Town Hall on February 21st from 6-7:30pm at Brooklyn Coop's Bedstuy Branch 834 Dekalb Avenue .

Use this unique opportunity to:
  • Discuss why you bank at BCoop
  • Hear more about the community benefits of cooperative economics

You must be a BCoop Member to attend the free event.

Dinner will be provided.

We hope you will join us and share your voice!

Tax Tips for Freelancers
Are you self-employed? Do you receive 1099-MISC's? Do you file a Schedule C? Then this class is for you - Brooklyn Coop wants to help you SAVE on your taxes!

Cost: FREE, including the pizza!

You'll learn:
-how the new tax law will affect your 2018 taxes
-the pros and cons of declaring cash income
-how and why to track and calculate expenses
-how to take the home office deduction
-how and why to set up and make quarterly tax payments

RSVP:

File taxes for FREE and keep your WHOLE refund!
Schedule an appointment online NOW at:  http://growbrooklyn.org/appt     

Who is eligible?
  • Anyone with income under $64,000 (with dependents)
  • Anyone with income under $35,000 (single)
  • Anyone who is self-employed with expenses of $5,000 or less and meet either of the above two income caps
  • Brooklyn Coop members who do not meet income limits but have simple returns may also file.
Blog Post: The Struggle of Community Banks
In this month's blog , our CEO discusses historical racial barriers to wealth and the challenges faced by banks serving marginalized communities.
Free Homebuyer Workshops, Grants Available!
Saturday, February 9th, 10:30am-2:30pm

Register for location info: Contact Savi at 718-418-8232 ext. 2060 or savi[at]growbrooklyn.org

HPD HomeFirst down payment assistance program will provide a grant up to $40,000 in down payment and closing cost assistance to be used towards the purchase of a home in one of the five boroughs.
February Holidays
Please be advised that Brooklyn Coop will be closed the following days over the next month:


Presidents Day :
Saturday, February 16th and Monday, February, 18st
Both branches closed
Brooklyn Cooperative Federal Credit Union | Ph: (718) 418-8232 x0 | Fax: (718) 418-7282 | info@brooklyn.coop | www.brooklyn.coop