CU Happenings – Dec. 15, 2017

IBMSECU’s Southeast Credit Union Foundation host first Jingle Bells benefit This month, IBM Southeast Employees’ Credit Union’s Southeast Credit Union Foundation is hosting its inaugural Jingle Bells at the Branches events. The SECU Foundation believes that children are our future and that investing in their success now is important. Members of the community were invited […]

DOD publishes guidelines on MLA

The Department of Defense (DOD) published CUNA-requested guidance on changes to the Military Lending Act (MLA) recently. CUNA is currently reviewing the guidance to determine its impact.CUNA has been strongly pushing for this guidance to resolve confusions credit unions have over the changes to the MLA finalized in July 2015 that expand the types of […]

Largest private U.S. employer offers app to enable workers to access pay

As budgets are stretched to the breaking point, one big box retailer has come up with a way of possibly assisting workers who can’t wait for their next pay check to arrive. Walmart recently announced it will allay concerns for its 1.4 million-plus workers with an app to access funds for the hours they’ve already […]

Make your 2017 contribution to LSCU FedPAC

The final countdown is on to make your 2017 FedPAC contribution. We cannot escape the fact that government plays a huge role in determining the conditions under which we operate our credit unions. The reality is that one harmful law or regulation has the potential to destroy years of hard work. That’s why it’s so important […]

YPs prepare for education emphasis in 2018

During a recent Young Professional Think Tank, it was discussed that the YP Groups would like to have a collective initiative each year, one that is the main priority for all YPGs during that year. The initiative will be in addition to each group’s individual activities. For 2018, the focus will be financial education. To […]