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Marc Ruiz of Oak Partners: Mind on Money: ABLE Offers Financial Stability for Children With Special Needs

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In 2014, the Federal Government passed the Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (ABLE). This new law was actually an extension of the 529 college savings laws. It allowed money to be held for a disabled child’s use without adversely affecting eligibility for some of the benefits available to these children and young adults under Social Security and Medicaid.

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Horizon Bank’s Wolves & Slicer Branches Promoting Financial Literacy and Rewarding Students Who Open New Checking Account

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For Horizon Bank, educating high school 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.

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Join First Trust Credit Union and Relax This Summer!


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It's Time to Hit the Road With a Free Travel Benefit for REGIONAL FCU Members!


REGIONAL-FCU-Travel-Benefits-2017Do you like to travel? Spring and summer travel are right around the corner, and we're excited to offer a great new benefit for REGIONAL members... a free membership in Credit Union Travel Club - a discount travel site exclusively for credit union members. You can book hotels, flights, cruises and more to virtually anywhere you want to go.

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Horizon Bank Celebrates ‘Financial Literacy Month’ in April, Works to Educate Students & Customers


horizon-news-and-advice-01April 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.

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Get New Fraud Prevention Articles From REGIONAL in Your Inbox


REGIONAL-FCU-Fraud-Prevention-Unit-2017Did you know REGIONAL has a resource to keep you informed in the fight against scams and identity theft?

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Three 1st Source Bank Colleagues Committed to Community, Playing Big Role in Major Local Nonprofits

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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.

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REGIONAL FCU Financial Literacy Classes Teach Young People How to Maximize Their Dollar

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It is never to early to start learning about money, saving, and budgets. Sure, it is not the most fun topic for a kid in their teenage years, but it is important for the future. That is why the Financial Literacy program at REGIONAL federal credit union engages with students throughout Lake and Porter County schools every month, informing them all about the importance of the almighty dollar.

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REGIONAL Federal Credit Union Service Interruption Wednesday, February 22, 2017


REGIONAL-FCU-Service-Interruption-2017REGIONAL services will experience a brief interruption the afternoon of Wednesday, February 22, 2017 between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. We will be upgrading our communication systems to improve security and better serve you.

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Horizon Bank Partners with Family Express to Expand Free ATM Service


Horizon-Bank-Logo-2016Horizon 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.

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1st Source Bank and the United Way of LaPorte County Partnership Brings Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

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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.

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