Many so called cheap brake shops end up selling parts or services that you don't need.
Have brakes inspected and measured
Find a good auto repair shop in Mishawaka or South Bend, which will teach you about brakes before you need them, and who will answer your questions.
It is also important to flush your brake system regularly:
I also recommend always installing premium parts...there only two things you always want your car to do: Go and Stop.
Generic isn't always the best value.