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Fortune Finders | Winter 2018 Wescom Credit Union
Savvy Savings Calendar

Start your year off right by doing something each week to save and manage your money!

January 2018


Counting Change

Have you ever purchased an item at the store and got money back? That means you gave the cashier more money than the cost of the item and got "change" in return. Next time you're in a store, you can do simple subtraction to figure out how much change you'll get from each purchase. Let's practice by subtracting the cost of the item from your payment. Fill in your answer in the space below.

  1. Item: Crayons
    Cost $2.50
    Your Payment: $3.00
    Change: ___________
  2. Item: Candy
    Cost $0.75
    Your Payment: $1.00
    Change: ___________
  3. Item: Notebook
    Cost $1.25
    Your Payment: $2.00
    Change: ___________

Answers: 1) $0.50 2) $0.25 3) $0.75


Notice of Annual Meeting

The Wescom Annual Meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on March 28, 2018. The meeting will take place at the Credit Union's headquarters, 123 S. Marengo Ave., Pasadena, CA 91101.

The purpose of the meeting is threefold:

  1. To elect four (4) seats on the Wescom Board of Directgors (3-year terms)
  2. To amend the Bylaws to reduce the minimum number of authorized Board of Directors from eleven (11) to nine (9)
  3. To vote on other business that may come before the meeting

A copy of the proposed changes and resolution will be provided at the meeting. The following members have been nominated for election to the Board of Directors: Javier Morales, Virginia Panossian, Philip Perkins, and Brad Selby. Qualified members may also be nominated by petition. A petition must be signed by 500 Wescom Credit Union members and include a statement of qualifications and biographical data. Requests for petitions or more information may be made to Ofelia Reyes. Petitions must be submitted by January 12, 2018, at the following address: Wescom Credit Union, Attn: Nominating Committee, c/o Ofelia Reyes, 123 South Marengo Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101. There will be no nominations from the floor. In accordance with the Credit Union's bylaws, the election will not be conducted by ballot unless there is more than one nominee for each position. Each member is entitled to one vote for each position to be filled. Votes may be cast in person at the Annual Meeting or by proxy. If the Board of Directors has your proxy, then it will be voted in accordance with your authorization unless you revoke it by a subsequent proxy, or otherwise in writing, or by appearing in person at the Annual Meeting.


Notary Fee Notice

Starting February 1, 2018, the notary fee will increase to $15 per signature. As a perk of Signature Membership, notary fees are waived for Platinum Signature Members and two notary fees are waived for Signature Members on an annual basis.


What Do Those Emojis Mean?

Put your thinking cap on and test your emoji knowledge to see if you can name the Wescom product or service from a series of emojis. Here's an example to get you started:

  • + = Piggy Bankers
  1. + =
  2. + =
  3. + =
  4. + =

Answers: 1) iPhone 2) Bookworm 3) Baseball Diamond 4) Wescom Card


Presidents' Day Word Search

On Monday, February 19 Wescom will be closed for Presidents' Day to honor George Washington, the first President of the United States, and all U.S. presidents. How many words can you find in this puzzle using the word bank below?

  • ADAMS
  • AMERICA
  • EISENHOWER
  • JEFFERSON
  • KENNEDY
  • LINCOLN
  • MADISON
  • OBAMA
  • TRUMP
  • PRESIDENT
  • ROOSEVELT
  • WASHINGTON
  • WHITE HOUSE