CUNA GAC: Who is telling the credit union story and why?

A record number of more than 5,000 credit union representatives and more than 200 attendees from Alabama and Florida credit unions made the trek this week to Washington, D.C., to tell the credit union story. The first day of the CUNA GAC provided a great sneak preview of what was in store for the week […]

Public deposits legislation filed in Florida

Yesterday, legislation that would allow credit unions to become qualified public depositories in the state of Florida was filed in the Senate. SB 1170 by Sen. Travis Hutson (R-Palm Coast) is now officially ready to be referenced to committees and begin moving through the legislative process. The House companion is currently in its final stages of bill […]

Legislation to extend exam cycles for AL CUs passes Senate and House Committees

This week in the Alabama Legislature, two pieces of legislation providing significant regulatory relief for state-chartered credit unions cleared their first hurdles by receiving favorable reports and being passed out of committee. SB 27 by Sen. Quinton Ross (D-AL) and HB 167 by Rep. Marcel Black (D-AL) seek to extend the exam cycle for state-chartered […]

Join today’s webinar to prepare for the CUNA GAC

The CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) is just a few days away and the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates wants to make sure that you, as credit union advocates, have all the necessary information you need to have a successful and enjoyable trip. The GAC is our opportunity to bring the credit union […]

Elder financial exploitation

Elder financial or material exploitation is defined as the illegal or improper use of an elder’s funds, property, or assets. Examples include, but are not limited to, cashing an elderly person’s checks without authorization or permission; forging an older person’s signature; misusing or stealing an older person’s money or possessions; coercing or deceiving an older […]