For Purdue Federal Credit Union, working to keep their members financially secure is a big part of their mission. Purdue Federal is built upon the credit union motto of ‘People Helping People’ and one impactful way that the Lafayette-based, member-owned cooperative carries out these values is through the promotion of financial literacy not only at their many branches, but in classrooms around the region.
April is ‘Financial Literacy Month’ and, for Horizon Bank, educating customers and students across Northwest Indiana about finances and banking is an important part of their mission to anticipate and fulfill customer needs with exceptional service and sensible advice.
Purdue Federal Credit Union was founded in 1969 on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette by university employees with the altruistic intention of people helping people in order to create for themselves a safe and fair way to borrow money.
For 1st Source Bank, giving back and being committed to the communities in which it operates is a fundamental trait embedded into the fabric of the company. Making each community a better place to live, work and raise a family is at the forefront of the regional bank’s mission.
EDCMC News: 2nd Annual Michigan City Community Job Fair
The EDCMC is happy to be partnering again with the City of Michigan City, the Michigan City Chamber of Commerce, WorkOne Northwest IN, and the Blue Chip Casino for the 2nd Annual Michigan City Community Job Fair. Registration is going on now for employers, educators, and training partners who wish to have a space at this FREE event.
Horizon Bank announces a partnership with Family Express to offer FREE ATM service at all Family Express locations. “This arrangement will allow our clients even greater access and convenience. Whether visiting sons and daughters away at Purdue, or in our local neighborhoods, whenever they see a Family Express store our clients will know there is a Horizon Bank “friendly” ATM waiting for them,” said Craig M. Dwight, President and CEO of Horizon Bank.
1st Source Bank and the United Way of LaPorte County Partnership Brings Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
Tax season comes with mixed feelings. You may be excited about spending that income tax return, or relieved to finally have a cushion in your savings account. Some people love the math. Others are so overwhelmed with numbers, confused by paperwork, or intimidated by tax preparer fees, that they forgo filing at all.
First Trust Credit Union wants to get your kids on the right track to help them become financially savvy savers starting at an early age. First Trust’s Tree House Kids Club is designed for youth from birth to age 12, helping them learn the importance of saving money, as well as earning good grades as they begin school to learn more.
Recently, 1st Source Bank announced their exciting plans to build a brand new banking center at the corner of Calumet Avenue and Vale Park Road in Valparaiso. The 1st Source banking center currently on the site will be demolished to allow for construction of the new state-of-the-art office.