“It was so fun to see the look in the RDC employees' eyes when we showed up with all of the winter gear. They were surprised by how much we brought and so thankful to be able to help more refugee families by providing them coats, hats, and gloves during the winter months. It was a great feeling to know that more people could stay warm this year because of the RDC.”— Julia, Credit Union employee
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MSUFCU Member Wins $1,000 in TurboTax Sweepstakes

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Published: Apr 13, 2020

MSUFCU Member Wins $1,000 in TurboTax Sweepstakes

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — A phone call from MSU Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) Chief Marketing Officer Deidre Davis to Credit Union member Jennifer Sochor came as a welcome surprise.


It was great timing to learn she had won $1,000 in the TurboTax® $25,000 Sweepstakes via MSUFCU.


“It was an unexpected call from the Credit Union,” said Jennifer. “This was perfect timing to receive this $1,000 prize as several family members have been laid off work. I thank MSUFCU and TurboTax®.”


MSUFCU partnered with TurboTax® to host the $25,000 sweepstakes. Members who submitted their tax returns using TurboTax® via MSUFCU’s website were automatically entered to win. Individuals could also enter the sweepstakes by mail. Twelve $1,000 and one $25,000 winner were selected at random.


TurboTax® is a tax software company offering online federal and state e-filing tax return processes for consumers. Once taxes are filed, consumers receive confirmation emails from the IRS. They can also track returns online or with the TurboTax® mobile app to know when tax refunds will be deposited.


“We are thrilled one of our members won this prize,” said Davis. “Our partnership with TurboTax® allows us to provide our members with easy and secure tools to help them file their taxes and receive their refunds. This sweepstakes gave us a new opportunity to promote this helpful resource and further support our mission to help our members achieve their goals.”


MSUFCU has a national reputation for excellence and has received several top industry and workplace awards. The Credit Union was named as a Top Workplace in the large employer category by the Detroit Free Press for eight consecutive years, received a 5 star rating from Bauer Financial in 2020, was named a Top 100 Best Workplace for Women by Fortune for the third year, and is in the top five Michigan credit unions by Forbes Best-in-State Credit Unions. MSUFCU was named a Best Workplace in Financial Services and Insurance by Fortune Magazine two consecutive years, received the ATHENA Award® for Organizational Leadership, and was named West Michigan Best and Brightest to Work For the eighth year in a row. The Credit Union earned the ranking of one of Michigan’s Best and Brightest in Wellness for the eighth consecutive year, and has been certified as a Great Place to Work® for six consecutive years. MSUFCU has also been recognized for its financial education initiatives, ranking first for the Alphonse Desjardins Adult and Youth Financial Education Awards, and the Louise Herring Award as well as an honorable mention for the Dora Maxwell Award by the Michigan Credit Union League. Founded in 1937, MSUFCU is headquartered in East Lansing, MI, has 19 branches, nearly 300,000 members, more than $4.8 billion in assets, and more than 900 employees. For more information, visit msufcu.org.