National Homemade Day April 7

“Homemade” begins with a home

Whether it’s our favorite dinner or a cute craft item, when we hear that something is homemade, we tend to place a lot of value on it. Things that are homemade seem more personal and emotionally satisfying. That’s one reason many people are eager to become homeowners. They dream of the emotional satisfaction that comes with having a house that belongs to you.

If you’ve been thinking about becoming a homeowner, Indiana Members Credit Union is here to help. We take particular pride in helping our members buy homes, because we know that purchasing a home can be the foundation of financial security. Continue reading

Become a Homeowner or Keep Renting?

If you rent your home or apartment, you’ve probably wondered if it would make more sense to buy a home of your own.  One of the biggest advantages of renting is that your landlord is responsible for maintenance and repairs.  If the water heater breaks down or the grass needs to be mowed, you don’t have to take care of it.  You also don’t have to pay property taxes, because your landlord takes care of that, too.  On the downside, though, is the fact that you usually can’t make a rental “your own” by painting and decorating it, or putting in different appliances. Continue reading