Economics is the very heartbeat of the American Dream. From small businesses to city governments, the ability for them to thrive is paramount to fulfilling that dream for anyone in America. We have a unique advantage in our country, in that anyone can start from nothing and build a business around themselves. It is this upward mobility that beckons to people across the globe that want to come to America. So a study of the state of the economy is vital in ensuring that it continues to not only thrive, but grow, so that others can share in that dream that we all aspire to join.
As the warmth of summer gives way to the beauty of autumn, our Lakeside portfolio management team felt this was a good time to reflect on the current investment environment. As of the end of August 2017, this has been a solid year for investors thus far. Global equity markets have posted strong returns since the beginning of the year, and the U.S. bond market is also positive for the year.
Throughout Northwest Indiana there are some truly great banking, finance, and wealth management experts who offer their clients the service and satisfaction that set them above many other companies in the region.
Horizon Bank’s Wolves & Slicer Branches Promoting Financial Literacy and Rewarding Students Who Open New Checking Account
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.
Do 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.
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.
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.