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December 31, 2008

2008 is coming to a close, and it's time to make your annual New Year's resolution. Most of the common ones are to lose weight, work out more, or reduce stress. Resolutions seem to focus on what you can do to make yourself feel better physically. I want to know what you are going to do to make yours...

December 29, 2008

I hope everyone had a great Christmas holiday and feels rested going in to 2009. Our Centers will be open during our normal operating hours on Wednesday, but we will be closed for business on Thursday. Our doors will be back open on Friday with our normal operating hours....

December 26, 2008

A new shared service center will open in Indianapolis today. The location of the new center is at 4940 West 56th Street. It will be open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 6 pm. It will also be open on Saturdays from 9 am until 2 pm.This is a drive thru only facility, and it also has a drive up ATM ...

December 24, 2008

I'd personally like to wish all of you a Merry Christmas. Financial Center will be closed for the holiday, but we will be back on Friday with our normal operating hours. Our DFAS and Downtown Centers will be closed on Friday, but all other locations will be open.Be safe, enjoy your time with your fr...

December 22, 2008

Check out this article posted on USATODAY.com by AP writer Matt Apuzzo regarding the lack of disclosure from banks on how they are using money from the $700 billion goverment bailout. One of the alternatives to being a customer at one of these banks is to join a credit union. If you live i...

December 22, 2008

Home sales plunged 29% during November in Central Indiana according to Tom Spalding in today's edition of the Indianapolis Star. Average sale prices have dropped 10% and the median sales price has dropped 13%.If you're one of the few consumers looking to buy a home, Financial Center can help. W...

December 18, 2008

Here's a quick note detailing FCFCU's holiday hours.December 24thAll of our Center locations will close at 2 PM.December 25thAll Center locations will be closed for Christmas.December 26thThe DFAS and Downtown Centers will be closed for business. All other Center locations will be open with nor...

December 17, 2008

As the economy has taken a downturn, businesses big and small are making changes to survive. To avoid your own economic downturn, now is a good time to take a serious look at your finances to prepare for tougher financial times ahead.Here are questions to ask as you give your family's finances a tun...

December 16, 2008

Phish Food from Ben and Jerry's is my favorite ice cream flavor. But, this post isn't about my personal dessert preferences.At Financial Center, we place a large emphasis on ensuring that we keep your account information private and secure. It's also important for you to be vigilant in doing what yo...

December 15, 2008

Santa Claus will be making his second stop at several of our Centers this Saturday from 11 AM to 1 PM. Members of all ages are invited to the following Centers to have their picture taken with Santa. Castleton Center Emerson Center Fox Road Center Main Center Park 100 Center So...

December 15, 2008

Looking for a way to invest in America and buy a new car? The GM Invest in America program for credit union members is intended to provide discount opportunities from US automakers. All current and new Financial Center members will receive the GM Supplier Discount plus a $250 bonus on most new GM ve...

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