Print Share

Blog

Improving Your Financial Life

Blog > 2009 > August
August 26, 2009

A report from CNNMoney.com writer Les Christie yesterday stated that home prices nationwide may be starting to increase. The article also says that housing prices have reached affordability levels "not seen in a generation" and that the $8,000 first-time homebuyers tax credit are drawing n...

August 26, 2009

Our three student branches are getting back into the school groove and with that comes Friday Night High School Football!!  Financial Center will be supporting our schools we will be passing out goodies to the fans and answering any questions the parents and community may have about the student...

August 25, 2009

One of my favorite parts of working as part of the credit union banking industry, is the opportunity to see how credit unions across the country are reaching out to help their members and show them how to manage money.One new website that I heard about from some fellow staff members here at Financia...

August 24, 2009

Each year, Financial Center sponsors community shred days at several our Indianapolis credit union locations. We invite members and anyone else in the community to visit our Centers on these days to get rid of any personal documents that they no longer need. Shredding these documents, as opposed to ...

August 19, 2009

King for a Day I read an interview in the Indianapolis Business Journal today with Alex Slabosky, president of Clarian Health Plans. The interviewer asked him, “If you were king for a day, what’s the single biggest reform you would make to improve the health care system?”...

Category: FCFCU
August 19, 2009

If you're searching for an HSA Indianapolis residents, Financial Center can help. I've been working with our Business Development team on collateral pieces to use when talking about our Health Savings Account in Indianapolis. I found that one of the great features is the low ...

August 18, 2009

If you're searching for an Indianapolis bank, consider a Indianapolis credit union as an alternative choice for your banking needs. Mark Huffman of ConsumerAffairs.com thinks that a local credit union is a practical alternative to major banks. He writes, "They tend to charge members lower rates...

August 17, 2009

The Indiana State Fair is winding down this week. Attendance has been strong at this year's fair. Our Indianapolis credit union was even lucky enough to be a part of the Hispanic celebration at the fair last week. One of the big lures of the fair each year is the food...more specifically, the deep f...

August 14, 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...

August 11, 2009

As part of your local credit union's objective to help our members Go Green this summer, we're offering the opportunity to win up to $500 for making an energy-saving renovation to your home. First, apply for a home equity line of credit online, at a Center, or over the phone. The primary account hol...

August 10, 2009

Our Indianapolis credit union prides itself on living the credit union philosophy of "people helping people". One way that we do this is in providing financial literacy to youth in the Indianapolis community.Financial Center currently operates three student-run Centers in the Indianapolis ...

August 06, 2009

Not interested in the checking account that has monthly requirements in order to qualify for the 4.51% APY?  Then our Free Checking account is the one for you.  Here's what you have to do:  Nothing!  Just apply here and you can start using your free checking account.  No min...

Category: FCFCU
August 04, 2009

FCFCU staff member Will Baer deals with a minor leak in his office while still working hard to provide great service to fellow staff and our 40,000 members....

Your savings federaly insured to at least $250,000 and backed by the full faith and credit of the United States Government: NCUA, Equal Housing Lender, ESI