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In Your Interest

Keep up with happenings at IU Credit Union with In Your Interest, our quarterly member newsletter.

Summer 2016 Issue:




Holiday Closings

All branches of the IU Credit Union will be closed Monday, September 5th in observance of Labor Day.

Remember that your debit card, Online Banking and Mobile Banking are available 24/7. Plus you have surcharge-free access to your account at thousands of ATMs nationwide in the CO-OP and Alliance One ATM networks.

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Monroe County Energy Challenge

The IU Credit Union is proud to be a Workplace Partner with Monroe County Energy Challenge! We are sharing their energy tips with the employees of IU Credit Union, but we also wanted to share them with our members! The MCEC is a community wide effort to reduce energy use in order to win the $5 Million Georgetown University Energy Prize.

Every household in Monroe County is already included in the competition. This means your household is eligible for a free home energy assessment to help MCEC reach its goal and also cut your energy costs! Here are a few basic steps to reduce your energy use provided by MCEC:

For more information on reducing your energy use and to schedule your assessment, visit

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Scholarship Winners

This year IU Credit Union offered ten $1,000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors. Scholarships were offered to students at Bloomington North, Bloomington South, Center Grove, Eastern Greene, Edgewood, Greenwood, The Academy of Science & Entrepreneurship and Owen Valley. A winner was selected from each school in which applications were received.

Two additional $1,000 scholarships were awarded to seniors not attending a high school listed above.

Winners include:

Joy Brown
Bloomington HS North
Chalane Miller
Bloomington HS South
Sy Hutchison
The Academy of Science & Entrepreneurship
Clair Byers
Eastern Greene HS
James Vladoiu
Edgewood HS
Brooke Swope
Owen Valley HS

Not Pictured:

Morgan Lambrecht
Bedford North Lawrence HS


Shelby Sharp Hoyert
Valparaiso HS

Click here to learn more about IU Credit Union Scholarships »

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Students: Crash Course in Personal Finance

College years are the time when many people establish financial habits that will carry them for the rest of their lives.

Pay attention to these items to get off on the right financial foot:

To read the rest of this article from our Home & Farmily Finance center, click here.

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Investment Services

IU Credit Union Investment Services

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CU at the Fair

IU Credit Union will have a booth at both the Johnson County Fair July 17th-23rd and the Monroe County Fair, July 23rd-July 30th. Stop by so we can thank you for being a member. Chat with Credit Union employees and see what “fair” deals we can offer you!

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Business Services is Moving

Our Business Services Department is moving! We recently purchased the former White House Flowers building, located in the Winslow Plaza, and will be moving our commercial loan operations this fall. The location will allow much needed space for our growing business membership. Look for updates in our next In Your Interest and on social media.

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Coming Soon–A New Look for our Website

We are in the process of upgrading our website! The new, sleek design will allow better performance across all devices and platforms while still containing all the information you need. Look for the new enhanced design this fall.

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Bloomington Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Festival

The IU Credit Union is a proud sponsor of the Bloomington Blues & Boogie Woogie Festival! The event, occuring August 14th at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, will feature two shows–the first at 2 p.m. and the second at 5:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased in advance through the Buskirk-Chumley Theater box office.

Click here for more info and artist listing.

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Three Things to Know Before Buying a New Car

There are many things to consider before purchasing ANY car, but a NEW car might spark particular questions. There are pros and cons to buying new cars, just as there are pros and cons to buying used cars.

First off, when purchasing any vehicle, ask yourself "Why am I buying this car?" Is it for daily use, will you need a lot of storage space, seating space? Make sure the makes and models you narrow your search down to are practical reflections of how you will use the car.

You may love the look of a larger vehicle, but if you don't have five children, you might not need that much space and that particular car may not be right for your daily commute and errands.

After you’ve considered the personal aspects of which car to buy, move on to the less subjective parts of the process:

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Seven Tips to Avoid ID Theft

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