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September 29, 2008

At Financial Center, financial literacy education is not only our mission - it's our passion. We seek to bring you the best professional advice possible on a variety of topics. We're currently scheduling our member education seminars for 2009 and want to know what topics you'd like to see covered ne...

September 25, 2008

USA Today reported today that annual deductibles for workers jumped an average of 29% this year. One of the main causes of the increase was a growth in the number of high deductible health plans. Financial Center can help.If you are covered by a high deductible health plan, you can take advantage of...

September 24, 2008

We've scheduled five opportunities for you to vist several of our Center locations to take advantage of our popular Shred Days. Each Shred Day will be held from 9:00 AM to Noon. Here's the schedule: October 11th - Emerson CenterOctober 18th - Fox Road CenterOctober 25th - Park 100 CenterNovember 1st...

September 23, 2008

We recently made an addition to our website to highlight our current efforts at three Indianapolis school corporations. We are committed to improving financial literacy for the youth in our community. Our three student-run Centers throughout Indianapolis are proof of our dedication to this...

September 22, 2008

For a limited time, we're currently offering our Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) product with rates as low as 4.00% APR.* HELOCs are a great way to obtain funds to make home improvements, pay for tuition, or to take that special vacation that you've been dreaming of. In addition to our great...

September 16, 2008

Peter McDougall of TheStreet.com recently wrote an article about the strength of credit unions in this time of difficulty for larger banks. McDougall writes, "Many banks are hiking fees to make up for billions of dollars in losses. Credit unions, having escaped the financial crisis, a...

September 15, 2008

We've received a great response for our next member education seminar. This Saturday's class on online services is completely full. We are now accepting names for the wait list. Members may still call the marketing department at 317.916.6250 to place their name on the wait list.In the meantime,...

September 12, 2008

FCFCU is now on Twitter. Our page is at http://twitter.com/FinancialCenter. We look forward to hearing from you....

September 11, 2008

Our new student-run Center at the Walker Career Center at Warren Central High School in Indianapolis was featured today in the Indianapolis Star. Click here for the full text of the article.For more information on bringing a student-run branch to your school, click here....

September 10, 2008

Identity theft schemes have become more prevalent in the past years, and it's important that you know the best way to protect yourself. Here are some tips to help you avoid identity theft. Shred papers that contain personal information before throwing them away. Never give out personal information...

September 08, 2008

Do you know a friend or family member that is eligibile to join Financial Center? Refer a new member today, and you can both earn up to $100. See the back of this coupon for details....

September 04, 2008

Becoming a member of Finance Center Federal Credit Union is easy. Prospective members can complete an online membership application, visit one of our Centers, or call us at 317.916.7700.Membership is open to all individuals and their families who live, work, worship, attend school, or volunteer...

September 03, 2008

FCFCU is set to open its third student-run Center today at Arsenal Tech High School in Indianapolis. This will be the first student-run Center within the Indianapolis Public School System.Much like Financial Center's other student-run Centers, students and teachers at Arsenal Tech will be able to ba...

September 02, 2008

When I get home from my job as Marketing Manager here at Financial Center, I usually have a few spare coins leftover from my day. Without much thought, I toss them into an empty coffee can next to my dresser. I'm not sure how much money I've collected, but I'm going to take a closer look after what ...

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