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July 30, 2009

Last week, I wrote about the Reward Checking account and described for you all of the features of that particular account.  This week, I want to tell you about the Interest Checking account we offer at the Financial Center -- your local credit union.  This one may be the best checking acco...

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July 29, 2009

Financial Center is hosting a free home buyers seminar on August 15th from 10 am to Noon at its Main Center location.Making smart financial decisions regarding your home requires research and planning. Insightful information will be provided on topics such as choosing the best realtor, the complete ...

July 28, 2009

This was the question posed by Nancy Folbre, an economics professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, on a blog on The New York Times website.She writes, "In the wake of the financial crisis, (credit unions) began to look more like Clark Kent, who turned out to be Superman. When the b...

July 25, 2009

Are you using the checking account that is perfect for your financial lifestyle?   One of our four checking accounts will fit perfectly with your financial lifestyle.  And if you are like me, you may find that your financial habits change o...

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July 21, 2009

My wife and I took our son to the Indianapolis Zoo this weekend. We were both low on cash and needed to stop by an ATM before heading downtown. For some, this can cause a predicament about finding an ATM if you are not near your favorite Indianapolis bank location. If t...

July 21, 2009

Are you using the checking account that is perfect for your financial lifestyle?   One of our four checking accounts will fit perfectly with your financial lifestyle.  And if you are like me, you may find that your financial habits change o...

Category: FCFCU
July 21, 2009

 Min BalanceMonthly FeeDividends/RewardsMonthly Qualifications Reward$0 $0 √ Currently 4.51% APY*√ Refund of FCFCU ATM charges√ Enroll in e-statements√ Perform 12 debit card transactions √ One Direct deposit or ACH debit/creditFree Stuff Each Month - All Check...

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July 21, 2009

In our efforts to teach local credit union members how to manage money, we're offering a free seminar on QuickBooks on August 22nd. This seminar will give attendees a basic introduction to QuickBooks with a question and answer session to follow.The seminar will be on Saturday, August 22nd ...

July 15, 2009

Earlier this week I told you that I would write about finding ways to save time with your banking. Our Indianapolis credit union offers free onilne BillPayer within our online banking system to help you save time in paying your bills.How much time do you waste each month sorting through bills, ...

July 14, 2009

As part of our Going GREEN promotion this summer at your local credit union, we're encouraging all members to switch from paper statements to e-statements. This helps cut down on waste. You also receive your statement quicker than if you rely on a paper statement. The credit union also saves mo...

July 13, 2009

Every Monday I wonder what happened to my weekend. It seems as if those two and half days from Friday at 5 pm until Sunday night go by very quickly. Between taking care of tasks around the house, running errands, and spending much needed quality time with my wife and son - there is not much time lef...

July 13, 2009

 Minimum BalanceMonthly FeeDividends/RewardsQualifications Reward Checking00√ Currently 4.51% APY*√ Refund FCFCU ATM charges√ Enroll in e-statements√ Perform 12 debit card transactions per month√ One Direct deposit or ACH debit/credit per monthFree Stuff Each ...

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July 10, 2009

I recently read a story about how pandas spend the majority of their waking hours trying to get enough bamboo in their system to survive.  Turns out that bamboo has very little nutritional value so the panda has to eat alot of it!  The panda is in a habit that is too hard for them to ...

Category: FCFCU
July 07, 2009

Two weeks ago, during an all staff meeting Finance Center FCU was celebrating the NAFCU Federal Credit Union of the year award. To involve the staff in the celebration shirts were designed with an alteration to the Credit Union logo on the front and the NAFCU award logo proudly displayed on the back...

July 07, 2009

My daughter is almost prepared to move off to her first year at college. It has been interesting to watch her prepare for the event. Most of the summer was spent almost in denial that the move was coming. Now, when there are only a couple of weeks before move-in day, the activities are increasing. S...

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