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Credit Union National Association (CUNA)
202.638.5777
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National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
703.518.6300
www.ncua.gov

Alabama Credit Union Administration
Larry D. Morgan, Administrator
334.271.2381
http://www.acua.alabama.gov/

Florida Office of Financial Regulation
Bureau of Credit Unions
Bruce Ricca, Bureau Chief
850.410.9528
http://www.flofr.com/Banking/Creditunions.aspx

LSCU Communications Contacts:

Mike Bridges
Vice President of Communications
850.558.1022
Amy Jowers
Director, Communications
850.558.1020
Natalie Edwards
Communications Coordinator
850.558.1014

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Press Room

Check here for credit union stories, industry news, and LSCU press releases. Below you will find local and national credit union news coverage.

Local Stories

2014

8/19/2014 - Orlando Business Journal - CFE Federal Credit Union forms partnership with Seminole State College
8/18/2014 - My FOX 13 Tampa Bay - A generation steers toward credit unions, away from banks
8/14/2014 - Alabama.com - Alabama credit unions reach 1.8 million members; 100 million members nationwide
8/4/2014 - WCTV - First Commerce Credit Union to Purchase First National Bank of Crestview
8/4/2014 - Jacksonville Business Journal - $725 million merger brings together two Jacksonville credit unions
8/2/2014 - WCTV - Kids in Tallahassee Learn Financial Basics
8/1/2014 - 10 News - Grow Financial delivers "more" to school in need
8/1/2014 - The Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville-based credit unions finalize merger worth $725 million
7/28/2014 - Tampa Bay Business Journal - Suncoast Credit Union Foundation appoints executive director
7/28/2014 - Business Observer - GTE Financial holding gaming contest
7/19/2014 - Tallahassee Democrat - Milestones
7/11/2014 - Florida Today - Free gas included in Brevard freebie Friday
7/10/2014 - Orlando Sentinel - Three credit unions growing rapidly
7/10/2014 - Sun Sentinel - Three credit unions growing rapidly
7/8/2014 - Tampa Bay Business Journal - PSCU: Calling all credit union geeks for KnockOut
7/6/2014 - News 4 Jax - Financial expert says credit unions not overextended on loans
7/4/2014 - The Tampa Tribune -  Hillsborough students get taste of workforce in summer internships
6/30/2014 - News Channel 7 Panama City - Local Woman Overcomes Obstacles
6/30/2014 - Santa Rosa's Press Gazette - Pen Air Federal Credit Union achieves five star rating
6/30/2014 - Tampa Bay Business Journal - Wood retiring from Railroad & Industrial FCU
6/30/2014 - Herald-Tribune - 'Florida Outlook' report calls for clearing, pleasant weather
6/25/2014 - AL.com - By the numbers: Alabama credit unions kick off 2014 with strong 1st quarter, $479M in new assets
6/24/2014 - Birmingham Business Journal -  Alabama credit unions added members, assets in 1Q
6/24/2014 - Kendall Gazette - League honors exceptional service for credit unions with 2014 LSCU Awards
6/24/2014 - Naples News - Suncoast Credit Union Awards $88,000 In Scholarships To Graduating Seniors
6/24/2014 - Miami Herald Business - Florida credit unions have a strong first quarter
6/23/2014 - Tampa Bay Business Journal - GTE Financial, HCC Partner on student-run credit union office
6/22/2014 - Herald-Tribune - Manatee High student gets $6,000 scholarship
6/22/2014 - News 4 Jax.com -  Hurricane preparation includes finances as well
6/19/2014 - TBNweekly.com - Rays team up with reading program
6/17/2014 - Tampa Fla. Business Wire -  Grow Financial Federal Credit Union Reaches Milestone in Assets
6/17/2014 - SunSentinel - Credit union to sell off repossessed vehicles
6/12/2014 - Santa Rosa's Press Gazette - Constituent Voice
6/6/2014 - Citrus Daily - Suncoast Credit Union Foundation pledges $250k for Citrus YMCA
5/29/2014 - Herald-Tribune - Credit union buying Sarasota bank office
5/28/2014 - Tampa Bay Business Journal - Sarasota expansion on horizon for Florida Central Credit Union
5/27/2014 - Montgomery Advertiser - Guardian opening first east Montgomery site
5/26/2014 - The Anniston Star - Local effort to start chapter of business networking group
5/24/2014 - Pensacola New Journal - Missed opportunities for Florida's financial institutions
5/24/2014 - The Palm Beach Post - Point of View: Session had hits, misses for credit unions
5/23/2014 - North Central Florida Business Report - Florida credit union raises $20,000 for local March of Dimes
5/22/2014 - Business Alabama Magazine - Trading Army Boots for Wing Tips
5/22/2014 - Jacksonville Biz Journal - Merger of First Florida, State Employees could enhance brand
5/21/2014 - Miami Herald - Legislative hits and misses for financial institutions
5/18/2014 - The Gadsden Times - Around Here for May 18
5/16/2014 - WCTV - Tallahassee - Envision Credit Union Announces Winner Of New School Mascot Costume
5/5/2014 - WSVN 7 News Miami/Ft. Lauderdale - College Savings Tips
5/2/2014 -  The Anniston Star - Business as Usual: Heflin entrepreneur introduces 'torta loco' sandwich
4/30/2014 - Examiner.com - Florida gubernatorial debate scheduled to include Scott, Wyllie and Democrat
4/29/2014 - Saint Petersblog - Leadership Florida & Florida Press Assoc. announce details for Oct. 15 gubernatorial debate
4/28/2014 - Digital Journal - FSU Credit Union Offers Fundraising Program for Local Schools and Non-profits
4/25/2014 - Tallahassee Democrat - Drew J. Breakspear: Kids need to know the basics of finance
4/23/2014 - AACFCU - AACFCU announces new president, CEO
4/22/2014 - Land O'Lakes Patch - Achieva Credit Union Opens New Branch in Land O’ Lakes
4/21/2014 - Tampa Bay Sarasota 10News (CBS Affiliate) - Grow Financial Federal Credit Union
4/20/2014 - Ocala Star Banner - As Campus USA's new CEO, Benton sees room for growth
4/18/2014 - Alabama.com - Are you worthy? What you need to know now about credit scores
4/16/2014 - Washington County News - Community South’s Emmy winning commercial wins second national award
4/14/2014 - Palm Beach Post - Point of View:Florida's Credit Unions take active role in financial literacy
4/14/2014 - Tallahassee Democrat - Patrick La Pine: Push for financial literacy
4/11/2014 - Tuscaloosa News - Alabama CU wins receives social responsibility award
4/11/2014 - Birmingham Biz Journal - Alabama Telco has best rates in America
4/11/2014 - Tampa Bay Times - Top Workplaces - Grow Financial
4/11/2014 - Florida Business Observor - Credit Check: Sherrod Haliburton
4/11/2014 - Foster Folly News - Wiregrass FCU presents check to Hospice
4/9/2014 - Miami Herald - Learn how to manage personal finances
4/8/2014 - The Gainesville Sun - Patrick La Pine: Learning financial literacy
4/3/2014 - Jacksonville Business Journal - Community First posts strong growth in 2013
4/2/2014 - Tampa Bay Business Journal - Digital natives shape future for PSCU, GTE
3/31/2014 - Alabama.com - By the numbers: Alabama credit unions add $18.3B in assets, 40K new members in 2013
3/31/2014 - Montgomery Advertiser - Retail roundup: Credit union gets new building
3/28/2014 - The Gainesville Sun - Campus USA has new CEO
3/27/2014 - TeensGotCents - Mad City Money – (FUN) Personal Finance Education For Teens!
3/21/2014 - Birmingham Business Journal - List Leaders: Political Action Committees
3/19/2014 - Sun Sentinel - Raffael 'Ralph' Crockett, CEO of BrightStar Credit Union
3/18/2014 - Birmingham Business Journal - Bauer: Alabama banks and credit unions healthier in 4Q
3/18/2014 - Saint Peters Blog - “4th Floor Files” talks to Jared Ross about being an association lobbyist, his wedding ring, and Field of Dreams
3/18/2014 - UCF Today - Alumni Spotlight: Dianne Owen, '93
3/17/2013 - Pensacola News Journal - Pen Air donating $100,000 to UWF
3/14/2014 - Tallahassee Democrat (Tallahassee.com) - Patrick La Pine: Credit unions lay out a legislative agenda
3/14/2014 - Tampa Bay Business Journal - Member business loans swell at Florida credit unions
3/13/2014 - Birmingham Business Journal - Birmingham's five largest credit unions post profit
3/13/2014 - Miami Herald - Florida credit unions grow
3/13/2014 - WCTV (Tallahassee) - Envision credit union donates $10,000 for student meals and books
3/10/2014 - WHNT News (Huntsville, AL) - Redstone Federal Credit Union Offers Free Prescription Discount Card To Help With Rising Drug Costs
3/6/2014 - The Florida Times-Union - 2 longtime Jacksonville-based credit unions agree to merge
3/6/2014 - 95.3 The Bear (Tuscaloosa, AL) - Thanks To The Tuscaloosa Chapter of Credit Unions and Their Many Members
3/5/2014 - Miami Herald - Credit Unions to push for more member services
3/4/2014 - The Palm Beach Post - Commentary: Credit unions have high hopes for legislative session
3/4/2014 - Birmingham Business Journal - Alabama Telco’s loans and deposits up in 4Q
2/24/2014 - The Ledger - Approaching Its 60th Year, MidFlorida Credit Union Going Strong
2/15/2014 - Jacksonville News 4 - Newlyweds future with IRAs
2/9/2014 - Herald-Tribune - Data breaches challenging banks
2/7/2014 - Tallahassee Democrat - Fund established for wounded deputy
2/5/2014 - Tampa Bay Business Journal - New name, new logo and new growth at Suncoast Credit Union (Video)
1/15/2014 - AL.com (Business) - LSCU report shows loan growth continued at credit unions in Alabama last year
1/13/2014 - Herald-Tribune - Florida banks will recover quickly, an analyst predicts
1/12/2014 - Bay News 9 (Tampa) - Riverview Suncoast Schools credit union goes 'green' with new digs
1/10/2014 - WAAYTV (Huntsville) - Target security breach bigger than originally thought
1/10/2014 - Jacksonville Business Journal -  Florida credit unions mark growth in loans
1/9/2014 - Jacksonville Business Journal - 3 questions with Community First's John Hirabayashi
1/4/2014 - Jacksonville News 4 - Financial education with job training
1/2/2014 - Tampa Bay Business Journal - Tampa credit union tops Florida regulator’s list

National Stories

2014

8/9/2014 - New York Post - Credit union membership hits 100 million-client milestone
8/5/2014 - Fox Business - How to protect yourself from credit-card bullies
7/6/2014 - USA Today - Financial institutions cling to military niche
6/5/2014 - The Wall Street Journal - Credit Unions Ramp Up Risk
5/23/2014 - U.S. News & World Report - A Checklist for First-Time Homebuyers
5/18/2014 - The Washington Post - Capital Business - World's largest credit union is getting bigger
4/14/2014 - Fox Business - How Lottery Tickets are Helping People Save
4/8/2014 - ABC News - Try Multiple Accounts to Stick to Savings Goals
4/7/2014 - USA Today -  Video tellers help rural banks expand
3/24/2014 - Bplans - 4 Reasons Why Credit Unions Are Better For Your Business
3/19/2014 - Fox Business - How to Secure the Best Possible Mortgage Terms
3/4/2014 - Fox Business - 6 Myths About Joining Credit Unions
3/3/2014 - CNN Money - Free checking disappearing at the big banks
3/3/2014 - The Boston Globe - Taking risk, credit unions push student loans
3/3/2014 - Favored Tax Breaks' Escape From Camp Knife Buoys a Few
3/2/2014 - The Washington Post - Credit unions descend on Washington in hopes of preserving tax exemption
2/27/2014 - New York Times - Credit Unions Offer Creative Home Loans
2/18/2014 - Huffington Post Business - Target Data Breach Cost Banks More Than $200 Million
2/6/2014 - CNN Money - Get ready for a "weird" jobs report
2/22/2014 - 24/7 Wall St. - Cost of Target Data Theft Spreads, Credit Unions Now… Banks Next?
1/27/2014 - Nerd Wallet - Ten Best Cities for Consumer Banking 2014
1/15/2014 - The New York Times - Playing the Odds on Saving
1/14/2014 - The Hill - Lenders fear squeeze from mortgage lenders
1/7/2014 - U.S. News & World Report - The Benefits of Joining a Credit Union

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