The Guide: Fall 2020

Dear Valued Elements Member:

Thank you for visiting The Guide, Fall 2020/All-Digital Edition. In these ever-shifting times, the credit union has had to respond in multiple ways to new ways of life. Typically, we print The Guide as a fully-designed and printed magazine for our members. With many of you now working from home and not directly in the office, we want to get this valuable financial advice to you in a flexible format — and this dedicated web page is the result!

We are here to provide you with trusted advice and a fresh approach to your money. Look to us for guidance. 

We appreciate you, 

Lisa Schlehuber
Chief Executive Officer

The Cost of Clicks

How can you avoid overspending online? The financial experts from Elements are here with three tactics that retailers use and proven methods to avoid unnecessary spending.

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The Many Sides of Debt and How to Repay It

Debt can feel like the albatross of your financial life if it’s weighing heavily on your wallet and on your mind. But before we tackle the subject of freeing yourself from it, it’s important to realize that not all debt is bad for you.

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Elements Named a Best Place to Work for the Tenth Time

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce honored 125 companies from across the state this week during a special all-virtual 2020 Best Places to Work in Indiana celebration event. Elements Financial landed among the honorees in the second-largest category of Medium Companies at #18 out of 40.

Read the News Release

Loyalty of a Lilly Member

It’s common for workplaces to have a break room, cafeteria or gym. But having a financial intuition onsite can be one of the most useful amenities for employees.

Read the Fan Mail

SavvyMoney: A Financial Guide to Your Credit

Elements Financial is here with a new tool designed to help you better understand, manage, and improve your credit score.

Read the Advice Article

Have You Heard from Your Advisor?

During times like these, it's important to have a trusted source of advice.

Read the Story from Wealth Management

Making the Most of Your Mortgage

Buying a home is often one of the biggest financial decisions you will ever make. That’s why it’s important to be educated and use trusted resources to help you find the right loan for the right home.

Read the Advice Article

Control Your Cards

Beginning three years ago, our credit union has provided members with Card Control — an app for iOS and Android devices that allows you to keep tabs on your card, receive notifications when the card is used, and set spending limits.

Read about our Favorite Features

Special Offers

Elements is proud to offer cash bonus offers on products including Mortgages, Auto Loans and Credit Cards. Explore how you could earn up to $1,200 in incentives today.

See our Special Offers


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