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Founded in 1941, Notre Dame FCU has grown from its origins in the Admin Building at the University of Notre Dame. Today, we serve over 850 groups in all 50 states.
A Health Saving Professional Explained

What is a Certified Health Savings Professional Anyway?

There is an overabundance of acronyms and buzz words floating around the financial world today. One of the newest – CHSP or Certified Health Savings Professional – is a designation provided in partnership with Ascensus and the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions (NAFCU).

This designation identifies an individual within the financial industry for their commitment to deliver expert knowledge of Health Savings Accounts (HSA). It requires an individual to go through a 5 week long course exploring in-depth the nitty-gritty Internal Revenue Service rules, inner


Tactics of Elder Financial Exploitation & 7 Easy Steps for Prevention

Elder Financial Exploitation is One of the Most Common Forms of Abuse

According to the National Council on Aging , approximately 1 in 10 Americans over the age of 60 have experienced some form of elder abuse. Elder financial exploitation is one of the most common forms of abuse, likely because there is an opportunity for monetary gain by the perpetrator.

WHAT IS ELDER FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION?

Elder financial exploitation is defined as the illegal or improper use of an older adult’s funds, property, or assets. The perpetrators of elder financial


Managing your assets. know your retirement plan options!

Leaving the Company? Know Your Retirement Plan Options

Are you leaving your company or retiring? Know Your Retirement Plan Options! Your retirement plan may offer you several options for managing your retirement plan assets when you change jobs or retire. Understanding these choices will help you narrow down your choices.

YOUR OPTIONS

Following are the options that may be available to you. Note that these selections apply to your contributions, the vested portion of your employer's contributions, if any, and the earnings attributed to both.

Keep your money in the plan . You may be able

True Partnerships Help Your Business Thrive

We Succeed When You Succeed

You own a business, or maybe even lead a Non-Profit Organization. You connect with the community around you to understand how to best meet the needs of those you serve. You then entrust a bank/credit union with your earnings, open an account and go about your business (literally). But have you ever asked yourself…are they a partner ?

WHAT DOES A TRUE PARTNERSHIP MEAN TO YOU?

Notre Dame FCU believes a partner relationship is defined as investing in each other’s missions to help reach mutual goals. We are a mission-based organization, and with this, we view


Mortgage 101. Your home buying checklist.

When is it time to start looking for a home?

If you are serious about home ownership, it is time to start looking now. This checklist will help you prepare for all aspects of the home buying process.

FIRST AND FOREMOST, CONNECT WITH YOUR MORTGAGE LOAN PROFESSIONAL.

A mortgage loan professional will review and discuss your individual needs and expectations. They will explain the home buying process to you in detail and assist in evaluating the various loan programs and products available. There are many financing options available in the mortgage world, so having the right mortgage


Best. Give Back. Ever.

Attend the Best. Give Back. Ever.

Our mission to serve the community reached new heights in 2018 when we gave back over $1 MILLION to you and the causes you care about. Join our block party in celebration of your votes in naming us the Best Financial Institution in Michiana for the 6th time!

There will be a live DJ, play-til-you-win crane machines, and we are even bringing back the LEGO ATM! Cold hard cash will be given away. PLUS, for each cash winner, we will be matching the winnings and donate it to a charity of the winner's choice!

Date: Friday, June 7 Time: 4:00 PM


Understanding Medical Savings Accounts. FSA vs HSA.

Breaking Down Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts

There are multiple medical tax-favored savings plans that can make paying for medical expenses more manageable when partnered with health insurance plans. While all these options have great features and benefits, few health and banking professionals take the time to break them down in easy to understand language. The two most common medical savings plans that are often confused with each other are Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) and Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).

An individual and their spouse are usually unable to make contributions to both an FSA and HSA. Because of this


Your Kids and Money. When to Talk Finance?

Is there a right time to introduce your child to the world of finance?

It’s a common question, yet the answer is not always an easy one. During my career, I’ve seen it all—excited parents opening an account for their newborn child, the indifferent teenager whose motive for opening an account is to quiet a nagging parent, or countless incoming college freshmen opening their first checking account during the mad-rush of moving onto campus. Are any of these scenarios ideal? Or are we missing the bigger picture?

You may say that each of these scenarios is an opportunity to begin building a strong,


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