In times of crisis, you don't want to be shaking pennies out of a piggy bank. Having a financial safety net in place can ensure that you're protected when a financial emergency arises. One way to accomplish this is by setting up a cash reserve, a pool of readily available ...
Category: MoneySmart 4 College
January 20, 2017Michael Hostetler
Indiana's credit unions are reinventing the way they think about traditional savings products and starting to offer members a new savings concept that offers multiple benefits. Crane Credit Union offers an innovative savings program called Save to Win. By making a $25 deposit, members at participating credit unions will be ...
January 17, 2017Michael Hostetler
Crane Credit Union is pleased to announce scholarship opportunities for its members in 2017. Crane Credit Union understands the importance of education and recognizes the rising costs in tuition. To help our members further their education, we will be awarding ten (10) ...
January 12, 2017Michael Hostetler
A resolution is defined as a firm decision to do or not to do something, or the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter. One of the more popular New Year’s resolutions is to improve one’s financial well-being. This may be in the form of committing to saving ...
December 30, 2016Michael Hostetler
A Christmas Club account is a great way to save all year for the money you'll need for next year's holiday expenses. Here are the great benefits: No minimum balance required No minimum deposit required Deposits can be made through payroll deduction On November 1st, the funds from your Christmas Club ...
December 27, 2016Michael Hostetler
Crane distributed another round of prizes to winners from the Credit Union this week. The Credit Union has distributed $6,700 in prizes with members winning from $25 to over $500 in individual cash prizes. If you are a Crane Credit Union member, you ...
December 14, 2016Michael Hostetler
If you’re hitting the road or traveling to the airport for Christmas, then keep these tips in mind to ensure that your trip goes as smoothly as possible. Review the security for your home by setting light timers and hold the mail ...
December 13, 2016Michael Hostetler
One of the basic principles of managing your personal finance is that you find a way to set some money aside for savings. Although this can be difficult to achieve, it's an important part of setting yourself up for long-term financial ...
December 2, 2016Michael Hostetler
A nationwide "Vote For Miracles" campaign celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Credit Union for Kids program is now underway. Through December 20th, Crane Credit Union members and the general public are invited to cast their votes to support Riley Hospital ...
December 1, 2016Michael Hostetler
By Matthew Akers - Financial Advisor, Crane Investment and Trust Services Stuff happens. The roof leaks, the car needs a new transmission, you have a medical emergency. How do you handle an unexpected, large expense? If you don't have the money, you might ...
November 22, 2016Michael Hostetler