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ACTION ALERT: Member Business Lending

The League has issued an Action Alert to credit unions in response to a recent American Bankers Association (ABA) publication attacking the notion that credit unions would want to increase the credit union MBL cap.... More

League closed for Thanksgiving holiday

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions will be closed on Nov. 24 and 25 for the Thanksgiving holiday. ... More

Supercommittee fails to reach agreement

The Supercommittee tasked by Congress to tackle the nation's budget deficit, this week announced that they were not able to reach an agreement that was supposed to reduce the deficit by $1.2 trillion over the next 10 years.... More

Fin ed efforts must be part of any aid to unbanked says CUNA

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) in a recent comment letter encouraged the U.S. Treasury to promote a variety of initiatives aimed at increasing financial access for all consumers, and added that any initiative focused on financial access "should include the concept of financial education as a core component."... More

Unemployment rate makes sharp drop for Alabama, Florida in October

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Reports out of both Alabama and Florida economies seem to be trending in the positive direction as of late, with both states reporting a recent drop in the number of unemployed in the two states.... More

Public deposits bills filed in Florida House and Senate

Filing of bills paves the way for introduction during the 2012 legislative session. ... More

Two Alabama CUs recognized with CUNA's 2011 Maxwell, Herring awards announcement

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) recently announced the winners of its 2011 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award and the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award.... More

CUNA's Cheney pushes for less regulatory burden during Nov. 16 House Financial Services hearing

Credit Union National Association President/CEO Bill Cheney encouraged Congress to take a balanced approach to regulatory relief that would aid both credit unions and community banks during a hearing before the House Financial Services subcommittee on financial institutions on Nov. 16. ... More

Credit union media blitz continues

On the heels of banks announcing fees and Bank Transfer Day, credit unions are getting a lifetime worth of press. ... More

LSCU/LEVERAGE offices closed on Veteran's Day

The League offices will be closed Friday Nov. 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. ... More