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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 11, 2009
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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 08, 2009
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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
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"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
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Tomorrow is the 33rd running of the 500 Festival 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 locatio...

April 29, 2009
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The features of the transfer options in Financial Center Online allow even complex transfer instructions to be managed by the member. Offered to all members by Finance Center, an Indianapolis Credit Union.A unique transfer offered by Financial Center Online is the Automated Distribution. This Accoun...

April 29, 2009
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I have had many students at our student location in Walker Career Center where they could do their banking business during the summer.  Luckily, Financial Center is part of Shared Branching.  Therefore, if you are not near one of our Financial Center locations, there are many Indianapolis ...

Category: Money Smart
April 28, 2009
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In a continuing series on money literacy, this post covers the basics of transfer functions.Once the notifications are established the next step in how to manage money is to setup and configure funds transfers. There are 3 basic transfer types. Manual transfers, Scheduled transfers, and Reoccurring ...

April 27, 2009
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Gerri Willis of CNNMoney.com recently told readers how best to avoid fees charged by banks. On her list of remedies for combating these fees...join a credit union. Here's what she said:"Stop going to banks. Join a credit union instead. Credit unions generally have lower fees and higher saving r...

April 24, 2009
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Last year I was on a "Traditional" health plan. I was paying $54.00 a month for premiums. I paid about $ 2,500 in co pays. Plus I paid taxes on the  money I used to pay my co pays.  In reality it cost me $3935 for health insurance in 2008.This year I am on a High Deductible Healt...

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