(Indianapolis, IN) 
Indiana Members Foundation, the charitable arm of Indiana Members Credit Union, hosted its 2017 Grant Recipient Awards Banquet, June 29, 2017 at Primo’s South in Indianapolis and awarded $34,500 in grants through its Robert E. Martin Collegiate Scholarship Program and Joan Wolfe Legacy Grant Program.

The Robert E. Martin Collegiate Scholarship Program was established to honor Robert E. Martin for his 42 years of dedication and service as a board member of IMCU as well as his commitment to education throughout his career as Vice Chancellor for Administration and Finance at Indiana University Purdue-University at Indianapolis (IUPUI).  The scholarships are available to college students that are members of Indiana Members Credit Union.  Applications are accepted annually from January 1 through April 30. Continue reading

7 Steps to Total Leadership in Your Small Business

Has the leadership in your small business hit a ceiling in its growth?
As the business owner, are you working harder than everyone else?
Have you spent years trying to take your company to the next level?

As the owner, the leadership in your small business is YOU, the most important person in the business. Unfortunately, the owner is sometimes the constraint to further growth because they tend to control or manage everything. Understandable. That’s how they’ve been successful in starting their business and getting it this far. Continue reading

Financing The Physical Side of Growth

It’s taken a few years, a lot of hard work, and more than a few sleepless nights to get here, but your company’s growth has surpassed your expectations. Your current customers already keep you busy, and it seems that every week is bringing new customers who want what you have to offer. You’ve been adding employees to meet the demand, but you’re running out of places to put them. Nor do you have space for more production equipment or inventory. Still, you don’t want to turn away the added business. Continue reading

Do you “want” it or “need” it?

Many students are managing their own expenses for the first time. If that includes you, you’ve probably noticed that a lot of money management comes down to making decisions. After all, you can only spend money once, so you want to be sure that you make the right choices.

One of the most important money-management lessons you can learn is the difference between wants and needs. In fact, not understanding the difference is one of the biggest reasons people get into trouble with money. Continue reading