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EMV distribution does not mean EMV awareness

A new study has found that EMV card distribution does not equate to EMV cardholder awareness. The findings, which were conducted by Javelin Research, show the need to educate consumers. “EMV has been widely perceived as more stick than carrot, with both issuers and merchants dragging their feet on the October 2015 readiness milestone. However, […]

Florida credit unions top 5 million members; Alabama approaching two million

Locally owned credit unions in Alabama and Florida saw steady growth in the first quarter of 2015. Credit unions are adding members, assets, loans, and helping their members save money. Credit unions in Florida added 90,000 new members to pass the five million member mark in the first quarter. This is a significant milestone. Credit […]

CFPB proposes Oct. 3 as TRID effective date

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced last week that it’s proposing to delay the effective date of the Know Before You Owe integrated mortgage disclosure rule until Oct. 3, a Saturday, instead of Oct. 1. The bureau originally had proposed an Aug. 1 effective date of the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) and Real […]

Join the League and Hike the Hill – Sept. 16-17

Join LSCU & Affiliates Sept. 16-17 for its annual fall Hike the Hill grassroots lobbying trip to Washington, D.C. Your participation in this year’s Hike the Hill is as important as ever. With increasing regulatory burden, tax reform still an issue, and other important pieces of legislation, the League needs grassroots advocates to join them […]

Google to invest $600 Million in Alabama with new data center

Google announced Wednesday that it will build a new data center on the grounds of the Widows Creek coal power plant in Jackson County, AL. It will be Google’s14th site globally. Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield have reported that the new data center will bring a $600 million initial investment […]

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