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LSCU & Affiliates closed for Veterans Day

The Birmingham and Tallahassee offices will be closed on Tuesday Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. An Alabama man helped to bring Veterans Day to the nation. ... More

Florida is the most veteran friendly state

Florida Tax Watch recently named the state of Florida as the most veteran friendly state. It's a major reason why Rep. Jeff Miller sponsored HR 5061 for veterans.... More

Federal Trade Commission shuts down patent troll

The Federal Trade Commission settled a "patent troll" claim for the first time under the consumer protection authority.... More

SLDC ends with a look at the future

The final session of the Southeast Leadership Development Conference featured Sam Maule talking about the shift in the banking industry.... More

"Snap Out of It" highlights day two of SLDC

Credit unions had a full day at the Southeast Leadership Development Conference including DeDe Murcer Moffett showing them ways to help their staff "snap out of it" and become peak performers.... More

Fireworks punctuate first day of SLDC

The Southeast Leadership Development Conference had a full first day that ended with a bang....literally. Fireworks over the gulf at sundown were enjoyed by attendees.... More

FL election results

Republicans continue to control the political landscape in Florida. While three of the four cabinet positions were all polling strong Republican leading up to election day, Gov. Scott’s re-election made it a clean sweep in statewide offices.... More

AL election results

The general election in Alabama turned out the way most insiders predicted. Gov. Robert Bentley, Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey, and Attorney General Luther Strange were all re-elected to their statewide offices. The only change in a statewide constitutional office came with the election of State Rep. John Merrill to the Secretary of State’s office.... More

FFIEC releases cybersecurity assessment observations

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) releases observations from the recent cybersecurity assessment and recommended regulated financial institutions participate in the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC).... More

Data breach vulnerability is 'at merchants' feet,' says CUNA, NAFCU

Credit unions are willing to join collaborative efforts to improve payment security, but only if merchants agree to meet the same security standards financial institutions are subject to. That's the message in a letter to six retail trade organizations sent jointly by CUNA and NAFCU.... More