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March 18, 2009
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One of the misconceptions I hear most often from people that are unfamiliar with credit unions is that they don't think they are eligible to join a credit union. Some credit unions are solely associated with certain companies or employer groups, but a large number of credit unions are available...

March 17, 2009
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Each year, Financial Center sponsors community shred days at several of our 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 throwing them...

March 16, 2009
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The Indianapolis Star reported this morning that ABC's Extreme Makeover: Home Edition will soon be building a new home for a needy family in Indianapolis. Construction will take place from March 29th to April 2nd somewhere in the Indianapolis area.I think it would be great if they had a similar show...

March 16, 2009
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Financial Center will be hosting an educational seminar this weekend titled Financial Fitness.Understanding where your money goes is the first step in establishing a successful money management routine. Focusing on the establishment of a budget, expense control, and the wise use of credit will provi...

March 13, 2009
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This week's question is one that I'm often asked by friends and family when I tell them that I work for a credit union.What's the difference between a bank and a credit union?There are many differences between these two types of financial institutions. One of the biggest differences is that cre...

March 12, 2009
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The Big Ten Mens' Basketball Tournament tips off today in Indianapolis. Being an avid sports fan, I'm always excited when these great events come to our city. With the tournament this week, I'm rooting for my Indiana Hoosiers. For IU nation, it has been a rough season. I try and watch every game and...

March 09, 2009
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We have become aware of several phishing attempts targeting members of the credit union and consumers in the Indianapolis area. These phishing attacks have been taking place over the past weekend.One of these attacks is being conducted via an automated voice message. The other attack is through a te...

March 06, 2009
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Here is this week's question:What type of documentation is required to verify an address change to an account? Is it required to make an address change in person? Can it be requested that an address change must be done in person?I checked with Melody Stewart this morning about address chan...

March 05, 2009
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We still have seats available for Saturday's seminar titled Avoiding Fraud and ID Theft. Attend and learn information on a variety of methods you can use to avoid becoming a victim.The seminar will take place at our Main Center from 9:00 am to 10:30 am this Saturday (March 7th)....

February 27, 2009
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Last week, I invited everyone to send in their questions for our new Friday Feedback feature. This week's question is...Can members download their info to Quicken? Absolutely. This can be accomplished through our online banking platform at www.fcfcu.com. Log in and select the particul...

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