Using your HSA can keep your family healthier
Indiana Members Credit Union believes it’s important to improve your family’s financial fitness all year long. That’s why we offer a wide range of programs for saving money, affordable ways to borrow when you need to, and free online services to help you stay fiscally fit in less time.
September 28 is National Family Health & Fitness Day, so we also wanted to take the opportunity to encourage you to focus on your family’s physical well-being, too. After all, when people stay fit and healthy, they enjoy life more and are less likely to face hefty medical bills. 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
There’s a practical alternative for managing health care costs — and it’s available through your credit union. A Health Savings Account (HSA) combines a tax-exempt savings account with certain high-deductible health insurance plans. The idea is that the health insurance plan is there to cover catastrophic expenses such as emergency care and hospital stays, while the money in the savings account can be used to pay for basic healthcare needs. The money employees put in an HSA earns interest, and if the employee doesn’t use all the funds this year, the balance carries over for future years. Continue reading