Florida West Coast Credit Union ranked second in state by Forbes

Florida West Coast Credit Union was ranked number two in Florida in the 2018 Forbes best-in-state credit unions survey. The best banks and credits unions in every state were chosen based on an independent survey from a vast sample of more than 25,000 U.S. citizens spread among all states. The survey was conducted online, and […]

Rural CU in AL shows strength in community

FOGCE FCU in Eutaw, AL, formerly called the Federation of Greene Country Employees Federal Credit Union, may be labeled “small” at $1.4 million in assets and almost 800 members, when you consider the population of this rural county is less than 8,500 people, they have almost 10 percent market share of the county’s total population. […]

NCUA, FTC hosting facebook live event on protecting military consumers from scams

Members of the military, veterans, and their families lost more than $25 million last year to imposter scams. As a result, the National Credit Union Administration and the Federal Trade Commission are hosting a live Facebook event on July 17 to help military consumers learn how to protect themselves. The Facebook live event is scheduled […]

CFPB report examines student loan debt

Student loans make up an increasing share of the debt held by borrowers around the country, particularly for younger borrowers, says the CFPB. According to previous research has shown that borrowers vary greatly in their ability to pay off their loans, how quickly they can do so, and the potential hurdles they face. The CFPB recently released […]

Join SECUF for Cash Hash in July

Join SECUF director Juli Lewis for the upcoming Cash Hash on July 25 at 5:30 p.m. ET. The topic to be discussed is “Investing made easy, sort of.” Cash Hash is a free financial education resource for credit union members. It’s an online webinar-style forum that is quick, fun, and full of practical money tips for […]