Vote to get CU issues in presidential debates through CUNA middle class campaign

The first presidential debate has aired amidst a media flurry, and the timing is right for CUNA’s launch of the next phase of its innovative Strong Credit Unions, Strong Middle Class campaign. Now, the Open Debate Coalition launched a new website that allows citizens to submit questions to the presidential candidates. If the question about credit […]

Florida credit unions awarded CDFI grants in partnership with SECUF

In the first quarter of 2015, the LSCU and the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation partnered with Suncoast Credit Union and CU Strategic Planning to begin Community Development across Florida. This initiative consisted of collecting data to find a group of well-positioned credit unions.  The partnership then assisted with obtaining CDFI certification and applying for federal grant funds […]

Non-interest income hits record-high

Non-interest income from overdrafts and debit and credit card interchange reached a record-high $84.3 billion in the second quarter of 2016, according to a new study. Up from $69 billion in 2012, non-interest income has made a significant comeback since the recession. That same study also shows that, overall, bank and CU credit card revenue […]

Credit union standouts receive honor

Joseph Melbourne, CEO and president of CFE FCU, and Jason Brodeur, CEO of Seminole County Chamber of Commerce, will be honored by the Orlando Business Journal, along with 22 other leading executives, as top CEOs in the Orlando area for 2016. Melbourne, at right, has served on the LSCU Service Corporation (LEVERAGE) Board since 2008, and Brodeur […]

NCUA employees give mammoth donation in Feds Feed Families drive

Donations from National Credit Union Administration staff to the annual Feds Feed Families food drive will provide more than 57,000 meals in the coming year. “NCUA staff has once again demonstrated generosity and community spirit in giving back to help people in need,” said NCUA Board Chairman Rick Metsger. “As a result of their selfless […]