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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.

What Types of Health Coverage Are Available?

Rising health-care costs have driven the demand for, and the price of, medical insurance sky-high. The availability of group coverage through employment has helped many Americans face such costs. However, people who are not currently covered by their employers have few affordable sources for group coverage currently. However, as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, starting in 2014, state and/or regional exchanges will offer coverage to individuals and some small businesses.

Individuals seeking medical coverage on their own can explore purchasing an


How to Save Money on the Fourth of July

Fourth of July, Independence Day-whatever you call this holiday, it generally brings to mind visions of celebrations with fireworks and great food. Even if you’re in the process of declaring your independence from debt, you don’t have to skip out on the patriotic parties. Fortunately, the Fourth of July tends to be one of the most frugal holidays since the central theme of celebrations are often not upscale or fancy, but rather good, old-fashioned American food and fun. Even with the general lack of gifts and


3 Tips to Get a Job

These tips can be the difference between your resume being tossed aside or barely glanced at, and landing your dream job!

Networking : Keep in contact with friends, neighbors, colleagues –anyone and everyone you know. The old saying is true: “It is who you know." People can be busy, making it difficult to keep in touch face-to-face on a regular basis. Use networking links like LinkedIn and other professional sites to keep yourself visible. Post your resume in your discipline to enhance your

5 Ways to Save Money While Traveling

"Travel is a wonderful way to boost happiness. We savor the anticipation, and then we savor the memories afterwards." – Kimberly Palmer

Research has shown that spending your money on experiences may bring you longer lasting happiness and satisfaction than spending on material items. You won’t be so happy, however, if you come home from vacation to a big credit card bill that you’ll spend months paying off. It is possible to travel on your discretionary income without getting into debt if


Frugal Father's Day Gift Ideas

Last month was Mother’s Day and in June, it is now Dad’s turn to be celebrated and showered with gifts. But between all of the holidays and warm-weather gatherings, money can start to get a bit tight this time of year. Don’t worry if your funds are limited - you don’t have to skimp on Dad’s gift. With some thought and creativity, you can get Dad a gift deserving of him without breaking the bank!

Create a Culinary Experience

If your dad is like most, when you ask him what he wants for a Father’s Day present, you get a gruff, “I don’t need anything, save your money” in


How to Achieve Your Financial Goals

Money is constantly on our minds, whether it’s because you’re one of the ones who have lots or not enough. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, you may have financial questions you’re embarrassed to ask – but you know your ignorance is holding you back from achieving your financial goals. Even if you want to ask, you may not know who to turn to who will give you straight, unbiased answers.

At Notre Dame FCU, we are committed to promoting


Memorial Day on a Budget

Memorial Day is a federal holiday intended to honor the men and women, past and present, who have served our country. For some, the holiday is synonymous with outdoor barbeques packed with food and activities. While throwing a party is one of the most common ways to celebrate Memorial Day, as all hosts know, it is also one of the hardest on the wallet. But just because you don’t have a lot of money to spend doesn’t mean you have to become a Memorial Day Scrooge and not celebrate at all! There are plenty of


Job Tips for New Graduates

Graduating college and stepping into the "real world" can be overwhelming. After working hard to graduate, now you're hoping to land that perfect job! So all you parents out there and grads, here are 10 tips from job expert Janice Bryant Howroyd that may help you get a job in this economy.

1. Do Your Homework

2. Ask Somebody.

3. Think Small.

4. Follow Every Lead.

5. Work Your


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