Handshakes are such an important part of our society that there’s even a day to recognize them. Thursday, June 27 is National Handshake Day. While we may think of that ritual as a modern invention, historians say it goes back to the ancient Greeks, who used handshakes as a gesture of peace to prove they weren’t holding weapons. Continue reading
There’s a link between your health and your credit union
24 hours a day, 365 days a year, America’s nurses are hard at work taking care of the health needs of people of all ages. On one day each year, we take a moment to thank them. May 6 is National Nurses Day, and it’s a great time to stop and thank nurses you know for being there in many of life’s toughest moments.
Did you know our roots are actually in healthcare? Back in 1956, the Indiana University Medical Center Federal Credit Union opened its doors, serving the nurses, doctors, technicians, and all the other people who worked at the Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. Over time, we began serving employees of other organizations and eventually became Indiana Members Credit Union. Today, we serve more than 125,000 members from 27 full-service branch offices, making us Central Indiana’s largest credit union. Continue reading
From counting steps to counting calories, it seems like everyone is paying attention to their physical fitness. Did you know it’s just as important to work on improving your fiscal fitness? Managing your finances is an important part of being able to live the way you want and knowing that you’ll be ready for life’s challenges. Here are four simple steps that are proven strategies for improving your fiscal fitness: Continue reading