SECUF among winners of NCUF Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants

The National Credit Union Foundation’s (NCUF) board of directors announced approval of new Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants for 2016-2017, including grants to the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation (SECUF) and Tallahassee-Leon Federal Credit Union, both based in Tallahassee, FL. The grants are distributed to encourage credit union organizations to use Biz Kid$ and its curriculum […]

Seven credit union professionals, volunteers, and credit unions honored with 2016 LSCU Awards

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) announced the recipients of the LSCU Awards during the opening general session, annual business meeting, and closing general session at the 2016 Southeast Credit Union Conference & Expo (SCUCE), June 15-17. Three credit unions and four executives were recognized for their work and dedication with these […]

NCUA to open grant process; $2 million available

Low-income credit unions seeking support to grow, train staff, and improve security should consider applying for Community Development Revolving Loan Fund assistance grants from the NCUA, which will offer $2 million in grant opportunities. NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, which administers the grants, will accept applications between June 1 and June 30. To […]

Op-Ed by Florida’s OFR Commisioner encourages education

In an Op-Ed that appeared in Monday’s Pensacola News Journal, Drew J. Breakspear, commissioner of Florida’s Office of Financial Regulation, wrote about the importance of empowering youth to ensure a sound economic future. According to Breakspear, a financial literacy study conducted by leading research organizations indicates “young people in developed countries (including the United States), […]