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Weather continues to cause closings from Tallahassee to Birmingham

Credit unions across the Florida panhandle and up through mid Alabama are either closed or on a delayed opening. This includes the League's Birmingham office.... More

CFPB provides consumers steps to protect themselves against data breaches

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is providing consumers steps to protect themselves against data breaches. ... More

Trey Radel officially resigns from Congress

U.S. Rep. Trey Radel (R-Fla.) resigned from the U.S. House of Representatives Monday morning after pleading guilty to a drug possession charge last October.... More

Gold Coast FCU hosts breakfast with Rep. Patrick Murphy

Rep. Patrick Murphy (D-FL) attended a meet & greet breakfast hosted by Gold Coast Federal Credit Union and the Palm Beach Chapter of Credit Unions.... More

NCUA unveils risk-based capital plan

A new risk-based capital framework for credit unions was released at Thursday's NCUA board meeting.... More

NCUA approves final derivatives investment rule

NCUA approves final derivatives investment rule allowing well-run federal credit unions to use simple derivatives to hedge against interest rate risks.... More

Alabama Credit Union Act Update passes Senate Committee unanimously

Updates to the Alabama Credit Union Act passed the Alabama Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance unanimously this week.... More

'Vishing' scam uses NCUA name to con targets

NCUA is warning consumers to beware of a new telephone fraud, known as a “vishing” scheme, that is using the agency’s name in an attempt to obtain personal financial information.... More

La Pine meets with Rep. Bachus, first credit union data breach numbers are out

CUNA has released the first credit union numbers related to the Target breach. Alabama and Florida credit unions have incurred $1.8 million in costs. LSCU & Affiliates President/CEO Patrick La Pine met with Rep. Spencer Bachus on Monday to discuss data breach.... More

FCUA hires new contract lobbying firm

The Florida Credit Union Association announces Floridian Partners, LLC as their new contract lobbying firm.... More

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