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November 26, 2008

Financial Center's staff and volunteers wish you a happy Thanksgiving holiday. Our offices will be closed on Thursday, but we will be open on Friday and Saturday for all your banking needs. Our ATMs, online banking, and bank by phone will still be available on Thursday....

November 26, 2008

The Indianapolis Star reported today that Charter One (owned by the Rhode Island based Citizens Financial Group) is planning to sell 65 of its branches to Old National. If you're tired of the continuous changes at your bank, visit Financial Center. We've been serving th...

November 25, 2008

Video courtesy of Servus Credit Union's Young&Free Alberta Program. This is is the orginal work of the 2008 Young&Free Spokesperson Larissa Walkiw. Copyright 2008. Visit www.youngfreealberta.com for more information.To learn more about our credit union, visit www.fcfcu.com....

November 25, 2008

Students from the Academy of Finance from the Walker Career Center at Warren Central High School in Indianapolis visited the credit union today to get a firsthand look at the daily operations of our business. I was fortunate enough to be able to speak with the students about marketing...

November 24, 2008

If you want to learn more about our credit union and get quick notification about new products and specials, follow us on Twitter. Here's our page....

November 21, 2008

This article from CNNMoney talks about how Americans are expected to spend less money on Christmas gifts this year than last. The article states that U.S. households are expeted to spend an average of $418 on presents this year while they spent $471 last year. What are your plans for the H...

November 20, 2008

Receive a free picture with Santa this holiday season. Members of all ages are invited to visit Santa at Financial Center in December. Santa will be parking his sleigh at the Castleton, Emerson, Fox Road, Park 100, Southside and Main Center locations on Saturday, December 13th and Saturday, December...

November 18, 2008

If you can name the offensive line for the Indianapolis Colts, been stuck in traffic during rush hour on I-465, or if you've ever been downtown for the Circle of Lights celebration, you can probably become a member of Financial Center.If you live, work, worship, attend school or volunteer in In...

November 18, 2008

With the Holiday shopping season quickly approaching, Financial Center has the solution to your shopping dilemmas - a VISA Gift Card. These convenient and practical gift cards can be loaded with whatever amount you wish. In fact, Financial Center is removing all the hassle from your shopping frustra...

November 17, 2008

An article by Mindy Fetterman appeared in USA Today this morning about how Americans are changing their lives in order to save more money. Here are what some people are doing to make some extra cash: Selling unwanted items, eating meals at home instead of going to restaurants, trimming grocery costs...

November 13, 2008

We've lowered our home equity loan rates once again. Now, you can get a home equity loan from Financial Center for as low as 3.50% APR*. These loans come with the following features: No closing costs No annual, maintenance, or transaction fees Up to 90% of equity Plus, once you close on...

November 13, 2008

This Sunday, November 16th, from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, our website and our online banking system will be unavailable due to a service upgrade. All of our ATMs will still be available across Indianapolis. We apologize for this inconvenience, and thank you for your patience....

November 13, 2008

Our last member education seminar of the year will take place this Saturday at our Main Center location from 9 AM to Noon. The subject of the seminar will be Financial Fitness. Understanding where our money goes is the first step in establishing a successful money management routine. Focusing on the...

November 12, 2008

This Saturday (11/15) Financial Center will be hosting its final Shred Day. The event will take place at our Main Center location at 7101 East 56th Street in Indianapolis. This event is free of charge. Don't miss out on your last chance of the year for this free shredding service....

November 10, 2008

Financial Center will be closed on Tuesday for Veterans Day.To learn more information about Veterans Day, visit the Department of Veterans Affairs website.  ...

November 10, 2008

In October, Andre Arnold, a Business Development Officer with the credit union, was awarded the Mozel Sanders Foundation Individual Humanitarian Award during the foundation's annual tribute and banquet dinner. The Mozel Sanders Foundation continues the legacy of Reverend Doctor Mozel Sanders who wor...

November 07, 2008

This Sunday, November 9th, from 7 AM to approximately 5 PM, Financial Center Online, our online banking system, will be unavailable due to a service upgrade. We apologize for this inconvenience. If you have any additional questions, please contact Member Services at 317.916.7700....

November 06, 2008

In response to this article from MSN Money...there has never been a better time to join a credit union! If you live, work, worship, attend school, or volunteer in Indianapolis and the Marion County area, you're eligible to join Financial Center. Learn more on our website at www.fcfcu.com.Here are so...

November 04, 2008

Finally, Election Day is here. By what method did you vote in this year's election? Leave a comment below and tell us about your voting experience. ...

November 03, 2008

Each time you pay your bills using Financial Center Online in November and December, you'll receive an automatic entry for a chance to win $5,000.*If you haven't tried online BillPayer, now is the time to take advantage of this convenient service. Simply log in to Financial Center Online and select ...

November 03, 2008

Finally, it's Election Day across the country. By what method did you vote in this year's election? By what method did you vote in this year's election? ( polls)...

November 03, 2008

Now you can experience security and convenience with your choice of a VISA Platinum or VISA Platinum Rewards credit card from Financial Center. Both cards have these great features: Fixed rate Credit line up to $30,000 No annual fee No cash advance fee Low cost life, disability, and involunt...

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