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Sugarcoating your sweetheart’s financial health can be hazardous to your own

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Before you get caught up in the romance of Valentine’s Day, take a moment to consider your sweetheart’s financial health, says a Purdue University personal finance expert. Looking for financial bad habits is particularly crucial if the Valentine’s celebration is likely to include a marriage proposal, says Sharon Burns, associate professor […]

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Greater Lafayette students learn money skills from Drew Brees, PEFCU

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –– On the morning of June 24, summer school was about more than reading, writing and arithmetic for students at Greater Lafayette area high schools. Students at Lafayette Jefferson, William Henry Harrison, and McCutcheon high schools received a visit from Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) President and CEO Bob Falk and […]

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‘eBus’ brings foreclosure prevention to Lafayette homeowners

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Fifth Third Bank Homeownership Mobile (aka the “eBus”) will be rolling into Lafayette, Indiana this Wednesday (tomorrow) and Thursday, June 3 and 4. The Homeownership Mobile is a 40-foot bus that doubles as a mobile classroom to provide credit counseling, financial literacy, homeownership assistance and foreclosure prevention directly to where people […]

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PEFCU opens branch at Harrison High School

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. –- Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) and William Henry Harrison High School will open Greater Lafayette’s second in-school financial institution on September 23. PEFCU opened the area’s first in-school financial institution in January 2005 at Lafayette Jefferson High School. “We are pleased to have this partnership with PEFCU,” said Doug Lesley, […]

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PALS campers learn financial skills from PEFCU staff

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Good money management is an essential life skill. That’s why Purdue Employees Federal Credit Union (PEFCU) partnered with Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS) to provide financial literacy content and activities during this year’s camp. “Whether we like it or not, economics has become the foundation of our entire culture,” said […]

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