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Centier Bank Celebrates Continued Growth in 2018

Centier-Bank-20192018 was a year filled with highlights for Centier Bank, including passing the $4 billion asset milestone in the second quarter of 2018. The bank also opened new branches in the Indianapolis market with its Fishers Crossing location and in Michiana with its Elkhart North location, its 60th and 61st banking centers, respectively.

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Past, Present, and Future Status of the Region's Economy


More than a decade after the Great Recession, Indiana’s second largest market saw growth in 2018. Micah Pollak, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics at Indiana University Northwest, said there are many positive signs of significant economic development and accelerating growth. Northwest Indiana, he said, has been dealing with a shift in its economy for more than 40 years.

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Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. Brings Client First Service and Informed Investment Advice to Chesterton


St. Louis-based financial services firm Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. recently opened its first Indiana location in Chesterton. With the opening, the firm also added four long-time Chesterton financial advisors and two financial client associates.

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TCU Announces Relief Measures for Federal Government Employees Impacted by Shutdown

teachers-credit-unionlogoTeachers Credit Union (TCU) has announced a package of relief measures available to members impacted by the federal government shutdown. The measures are intended to help provide financial security to impacted members and include:

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Black Friday Auto Loan Special through Nov. 27th at REGIONAL Federal Credit Union

REGIONAL-FCU-Black-Friday-Auto-Loan-Special-2018This year, give yourself the gift of a great Auto Loan rate - as low as 2.74% APR* for any term up to 72 months, new, used or refinance.

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Horizon Banks Healthcare Savings Accounts FAQs

Horizon-Banks-Healthcare-Savings-Accounts-FAQs-2018If you have a health insurance plan with a high deductible, you may want to set up a Healthcare Savings Account (HSA) to complement it. Not sure if it’s a fit for you? Here’s an overview to help you decide.

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Tim Rice of Lakeside Wealth Management Receives Recognition for Community Service


Tim Rice noted that when the Executive Director of Invest in Others called to let him know he was a finalist for their Community Service Award, she probably wondered if he was still on the phone. He was speechless that his work, much of which lies with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana, could be considered the same caliber as others nominated by this amazing organization.

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REGIONAL Federal Credit Union Fraud Prevention Unit Dispatch: Affinity Fraud

REGIONAL-Federal-Credit-Union-Fraud-Prevention-Unit-Dispatch-Affinity-FraudWHAT IS AFFINITY FRAUD?
At the beginning of Side 3 of Grand Funk Railroad's 1970 Live Album, Mark Farner shirtlessly tells the audience this (edited for clarity):

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Michael L. Suggs Speaks at Horizon Bank’s Diversity Business Council Meeting


Horizon Bank’s Diversity Business Council members attended a meeting at their corporate headquarters to discuss diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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Horizon Bank Partners with Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis to Provide Affordable Housing Grants

Horizon-Bank-Partners-with-Federal-Home-Loan-Bank-of-Indianapolis-to-Provide-Affordable-Housing-GrantsHorizon Bank announces a partnership with Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis, which offers affordable housing initiatives. The Homeownership Opportunities Program (HOP), the Neighborhood Impact Program (NIP), and the Accessibility Modifications Program (AMP) are designed to provide affordable housing, home repairs and modifications as well as accessibility modifications.

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Mortgage Protection: Good Sense or Bad Investment?

TCU-Mortgage-Protection-Good-Sense-or-Bad-InvestmentFor many of us, our home is our biggest investment as well as our family refuge. Losing a breadwinner can wreak havoc on the family's finances — and their ability to stay in the home they love.

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