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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.

Is a Bachelor's Degree Worth It?

With winter almost upon us, and our hibernation begins until spring, many may be wondering is all this studying and work worth completing a bachelor's degree?

Well, here are seven points, from Marcelina Hardy, to consider when those doubts come creeping in!

Benefit #1: Higher Earning Potential

Benefit #2: Lower Blood Pressure and Stress

Benefit #3: Healthier Lifestyle Choices

Benefit #4: Employer-Provided Health Care Coverage

Benefit #5: Job Satisfaction


5 Worst Money Moves to Make

We just kicked off the latest installment of Dave Ramsey’s Core Financial Wellness classes. In honor of Dave’s teachings, we’ve compiled what Dave preaches as some of the biggest hindrances to achieving financial wellness.

1. Spending Without a Budget

One of the principles for achieving financial wellness, according to Dave, is telling your money where to go instead of asking where it went. That basically means to set up a budget and determine your limits for each category, and stick to it. You can spend money on whatever you want, as long as all of your


3 Tips to Save Big on Tailgating

Notre Dame’s first football game of the season is right around the corner. For hardcore fans, it doesn’t matter if they’ve long left campus – ND football is serious business. Showing your Irish pride on game day can also cause you a serious hit on your budget. Check out our tips below on how to save on tailgating, plus learn about how you could win some awesome football-related prizes from Notre Dame FCU!

Make it a Team Effort

It’s doubtful that you’re the only one looking to not blow your budget on game day. Ask around and get as many of your fellow Irish fans


Finance Tips for New College Students - Part 2

As you incoming freshmen are making your way onto campus, you may be bombarded with new information and experiences you have to process. As Mom and Dad drop you off at campus and leave you on your own, the independence you have may finally sink in: you are responsible for yourself, especially financially. Your parents won’t be in the next room to ask for a quick few bucks and unfortunately, they also won’t be able to fix your credit report in the future if you make any major financial blunders as a young college student. Managing your money isn’t as difficult or time-consuming (or boring


Notre Dame FCU: Douglas Branch Rerouting

Due to the rerouting of Douglas Road, while our physical branch location has not changed, the street address of our Main Office has changed to the corner of Moreau and St. Joseph Drive. Please refer to the map below for more detail:


Whole Foods Market Mishawaka

Whole Foods Market is the world’s leading natural and organic foods supermarket. They have high quality standards, great customer service, knowledgeable staff and support of our community and environment. Located on the corner of Grape and Day road in Mishawaka they are just a few miles from downtown, The University of Notre Dame, Bethel College and IUSB.

If you are looking for something great to prepare or looking for inspiration they also have thousands of special recipes on their recipe page .

4230 Grape Road Mishawaka

Finance Tips for New College Students

Updated August 9, 2013

Starting college is one of those rites of passage that can be simultaneously thrilling and terrifying. You know the saying from “Spiderman” – with great power comes great responsibility. As a college student, you will have more power than you’re most likely used to – you will have the power to make your own decisions on a daily basis with little to no supervision or parental input. This power can also make it easy to fail if you misuse it, and some mistakes can hamper your future plans, particularly financially. The responsible habits you make as a college


Notre Dame FCU Voted as Michiana's Favorite Financial Institution

We want to give our sincere thanks to everyone who voted us as Favorite Financial Institution in the 2013 South Bend Tribune Readers’ Choice Awards ! Our utmost priority is to put our members’ needs first and we strive to do whatever we can to help them find financial empowerment.

So how exactly are we doing that? Our members come from all walks of life; therefore, we offer a variety of products and services that are tailored to the different financial life stages.

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