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May 26, 2009

An automated recording is being circulated claiming to be from Finance Center Federal Credit Union. The recorded message states that your card has been temporarily suspended. This is a scam.Financial Center will never contact you via email, phone, or text message for any confidential information. If...

May 26, 2009

Gas prices jumped today in Indianapolis according to an article on IndyStar.com. A common price around the Indianapolis area today is around $2.65 a gallon.If you're looking for auto loans in Indianapolis, it's important to consider gas mileage when selecting your next vehicle. A great resource to f...

May 26, 2009

Financial Center has been named the 2009 Federal Credit Union of the Year by the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU). Financial Center won in the $150 million or more asset category. The credit union will be honored by NAFCU at its annual conference and exhibition in July. If you'r...

May 20, 2009

Below is an edited Alert we received from the Indiana Credit Union League (used with permission). These types of attacks succeed only when consumers provide the data the fraudsters are seeking.To:                 &n...

May 18, 2009

I've been to every Indianapolis 500 since 1990. When I travel outside Indianapolis and tell people where I'm from, they nearly always associate the city with the racetrack. When asked to describe what the track is like and the experience of attending a race there, it's difficult because the onl...

May 18, 2009

10        Convenient Access – HSA Visa card, On-line Bill payer, Checks 9          Options – HSA savings, HSA checking, HSA Interest Checking, HSA Money      Market, HSA Premium ...

May 18, 2009

Financial Center is currently selling a 2007 Honda CR-V as part of our pre-owned vehicle program. We also offer a great loan rate on these vehicles. Give us a call today and make an appointment to see the vehicle in person.If you're searching for an auto loan in Indiana...

May 14, 2009

I was meeting with another Indianapolis credit union colleague yesterday and we talked about the usage of checks. He asked when was the last time I wrote a check. I couldn't come up with an answer. Needless to say, it's been awhile.When I was feeding my five month old son Landon last night - I ...

May 14, 2009

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May 14, 2009

As the end of the school year is quickly approaching I am sure most of us have nailed down some summer plans that will surely keep us busy until the beginning of the next school year.  Your summer plans may include family vacations, preparing for college, summer school, or sport camps.&nbs...

May 14, 2009

Financial Center will be hosting an Online Services member education seminar this Saturday at our Main Center credit union location in Indianapolis. Learn how to maximize your time and reduce your costs through the use of our online banking services. We use both a classroom environment and hands on ...

May 12, 2009

Since I am at one of our student branches, I get the opportunity to join some classes on their field trips.  On April 22, 2009, I accompanied the Finance Academy class at Walker Career Center to Chicago to visit the Chicago Board of Trade and the Federal Reserve.  The students to...

Category: Money Smart
May 12, 2009

On May 11, 2009, Finance Center Federal Credit Union presented a $1,000 scholarship to a Warren Central High School Senior.  We offered the scholarship to credit union members at the high school and Walker Career Center.  The member interested in applying were required to submit an es...

Category: Money Smart
May 11, 2009

What are the factors you considered when choosing your current financial institution?Is it the financial institution because it's the closest one to your home or office?...

May 11, 2009

I had the pleasure of attending my younger sister's graduation this weekend at Indiana University in Bloomington.  We had great weather, and it was fun to visit the campus again.After the commencement ceremony, we had lunch at a restaurant in the student union located in the heart of campus. We...

May 11, 2009

My sister Alyson graduated from Indiana University on Saturday. The weather was perfect. I heard the actual commencement ceremony was good (I was in the hallway with my infant son - who felt otherwise). After the ceremony we had lunch on campus and took a little walk around to see the notable c...

May 08, 2009

Financial Center will be hosting a Shred Day at our Main Center starting at 10 am Saturday morning. Have business documents or personal papers you no longer need destroyed in a safe and secure manner at one of our sponsored Shred Days. Here are some dates for future Shred Days at your local Indianap...

May 07, 2009

"Fed up with high fees, low returns and poor service at your bank? It may be time to shop for a credit union," says Kathy Fristof of the Los Angeles Times.There is one line that stands out in this article for me.  Ms. Kristof writes, "These nonprofit cooperatives could be the mos...

May 01, 2009

Tomorrow is the 33rd running of the 500 Festivial Mini Marathon in Indianapolis. There are nearly 40,000 total participants in the event. Two of those running tomorrow will be credit union employees Dewey Williams and Jennifer Rue. Dewey is the District Retail Sales Manager at our Main Center locati...

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