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August 29, 2008

Yesterday morning, FCFCU was featured on WIBC (93.1 FM in Indianapolis). Tara Turner, the credit union's Director of Financial Literacy discussed our newest student branch at the Walker Career Center in Warren Township. Click here to listen to the full interview....

August 28, 2008

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal urged consumers to move their accounts to a local credit union.Author Brett Arends of the Wall Street Journal notes that "many Americans are pretty unimpressed with the banking industry right now. Maybe it's a good time to look at an alternative - lik...

August 27, 2008

Financial Center Online ServicesMain Center - 7101 East 56th Street, IndianapolisSaturday, September 20th9:00 AM to NoonCost: $0Learn how to maximize your time and reduce your costs through the use of our online services. Using both a classroom environment and hands on training, members will learn h...

August 27, 2008

FCFCU, in cooperation with Warren Central High School and Walker Career Center, will open a student-run credit union Center inside the Walker Career Center today. The branch was established to help teach students about money management and starting off on the right financial path.The facil...

August 25, 2008

That's right. We're offering a special incentive for our loyal blog readers. We're giving away a $5 Blockbuster gift card to the first 20 readers to send us their e-mail address. However, your e-mail address must not currently be on our system. Please send your name, e-mail addre...

August 22, 2008

Do you know who owns Financial Center? As one of our members, you do! That is just one of the many things that make credit unions unique.Credit unions are not-for-profit, democratically controlled, volunteer-run, member-owned cooperatives. They exist to serve their members. Unlike most other fi...

August 21, 2008

As part of our ongoing efforts to develop Valued Relationships and provide Trusted Solutions, we have developed Service Promises which describe how we will conduct business with our members.We Promise to make it easy to do business with us. to treat you as an honored member. to maintain the ...

August 18, 2008

As your credit union, we want to help you succeed in whatever it is that you do. Plus, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to do business with us and gain the information you need to best manage your finances. One of the programs we use on our website to help you do this is Anytime Advise...

August 15, 2008

Today, we announced a new certificate special.* Previously we were offering a 5 year certificate for 4.15% APY. Now, we've increased the rate up to 4.50% APY! This is a very competitive rate in the Indianapolis area, and we invite you to visit one of our Centers or give us a call at 317.916.770...

August 14, 2008

One of our blog's readers left a comment recently notifying our credit union of a fraudulent text message being sent from someone posing as Financial Center. We are aware of the scam, and have since worked to shut down the number being used. Financial Center will never ask for your confidential...

August 12, 2008

Financial Center has a wide variety of products all designed to fit your individual financial needs. One product that most of our members are unaware of is FlexLine.FlexLine is a line of credit that you can use to pay for expenses or for overdraft protection. Sometimes an accident happens ...

August 11, 2008

This Tuesday evening (August 12th) from 11 PM to approximately 1 AM Wednesday, Financial Center Online and MoneyLine will be unavailable due to service upgrades. We apologize for this inconvenience. If you have any questions, please contact Member Services at 317.916.7700....

August 08, 2008

Financial Center is offering a special promotion during August and September for members using our free BillPayer service through our online banking system. Each time you pay your bills using BillPayer in August and September, you'll receive an automatic entry for a chance to win $5,000.BillPayer is...

August 04, 2008

I recently had an opportunity to speak with Tara Turner, Financial Center's Director of Financial Literacy. Tara has spent the last year working at the credit union's first student run center kiosk at the J. Everett Light Career Center next door to North Central High School. In the coming weeks...

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