NCUA to revisit payday alternatives

The NCUA Board voted yesterday 2-0 to open a 60-day comment period on a proposed rule which will allow credit unions additional options when offering payday alternative loans. This will not replace the current Payday Alternative Loans (PALs) Program that the NCUA has, rather it would supplement it. Amendments proposed include: Length of Membership Requirement: […]

2018 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

The 2018 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, June 1, 2018 and extends through Thursday, June 7, 2018. During this sales tax holiday period, qualifying items related to disaster preparedness are exempt from sales tax. However, […]

SCUCE workshop addresses workplace violence

Workplace violence takes its toll – physically, emotionally, and monetarily. This year at SCUCE, a special session, Violence in Your Workplace: Prevention & Response, will prepare participants to look for signs indicating a potential problem. The breakout session will be held June 6 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. It’s essential that we train employees to […]

Victory for CUs as House passes S.2155

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted on and passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act. This is a great victory for credit unions, as it will provide regulatory relief to Main Street financial institutions including credit unions and community banks while maintaining regulations for Wall Street. Today’s victory […]

New mobile app available for SCUCE 2018

The LSCU is launching our new, user-friendly mobile app just in time for SCUCE. The interactive app, LSCU Events, will help promote League activities and provide a messaging platform for specific groups, as well as all of our credit unions. We can also provide updates using the app with the latest news through push messaging. […]