Monday is the deadline to book your room for FL Advocacy Conf.

Due to a technical booking problem with Tallahassee’s host hotel, Aloft, the deadline for booking a room is extended through Monday, Jan. 8, in conjunction with the Florida Advocacy Conference. You won’t want to miss these LSCU & Affiliates signature events! The conferences provide you with excellent opportunities to meet with your lawmakers about important […]

Alabama elects Dem. Doug Jones to Senate

Democrat Doug Jones has won Alabama’s special Senate election, defeating Republican Roy Moore. The Associated Press called the race for Jones, a former U.S. attorney, who had 49.9 percent of the vote to Moore’s 48.4 percent with all precincts reporting — a difference of more than 21,000 votes. Jones’ win, the first by a Democratic […]

Infosight Spotlight: The 5 Most Common Mistakes NCUA Finds During BSA Exams

Last month, at the CUNA/NASCUS BSA school, NCUA’s Judy Graham described the 5 most common BSA mistakes examiners find during examinations: 1. Inadequate Risk Assessment: NCUA recommends that credit unions take the time to review all products and services to determine where BSA risks may exist, such as business accounts and wire transfer activity. Make sure […]

Small CU CUNA GAC scholarship contest announced

Small credit unions will have the opportunity to win one of two full scholarships to the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C., through a contest that starts Monday from CUNA and sponsored by CUNA Mutual Group. The contest is open to CUNA members below $100 million in assets, and participants can earn […]

President’s Point

Two weeks ago, Florida Congressmen Dennis Ross (R-FL) and Alcee Hastings (D-FL), as well as others, introduced a resolution to utilize the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Small Dollar Loan rule. The LSCU has sent letters to both our Alabama and Florida congressional delegations expressing its displeasure with […]