NATIONAL SAVINGS DAY

Savings can head off financial crises

Most people have good intentions when it comes to money. They try to be careful when buying things and look for ways to save a few dollars here and a few dollars there, believing that will put them on the right path for financial security.

What keeps them from achieving that security? Often, it’s life’s unexpected events. Just when everything is going well, the car breaks down and you discover you need a new transmission. Or you get sick and miss two weeks of work. Maybe the washing machine leaks, leading to an expensive repair and having to replace the flooring. Continue reading

Indiana Members Foundation Awards Over $80,000 in Scholarships and Grants

Indiana Members Foundation, the charitable arm of Indiana Members Credit Union, recently hosted its 2019 Grant Recipient Awards Banquet at Primo’s South in Indianapolis and awarded over $80,000 in grants through its Robert E. Martin Collegiate Scholarship Program, Mike and Marti Ney “People Helping People” Grants, Terry Renick Legacy Golf Grants, and the Joan Wolfe Legacy Grant for the Arts Program.

The Robert E. Martin Collegiate Scholarship Program was established to honor Robert E. Martin for more than four decades 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 March 31. Continue reading