Cooperative Image Campaign debuts today

The 2015 Cooperative Image Campaign for Alabama and Florida credit unions is now live across 14 media markets between the two states. Consumers will see TV ads, hear radio ads, as well as see digital, social media, and billboards, depending on the money raised in each media market. The three new “shareable content” ads will […]

Senators introduce MBL Bill

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) introduced legislation Thursday that would raise the member business lending cap. The bill, which is similar to legislation introduced by former Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), would increase the MBL cap to 27.5 percent of assets from the current cap of 12.25 percent. Representatives Ed […]

LSCU Image Campaign kicks off on Monday

The 2015 Cooperative Image Campaign for Alabama and Florida credit unions will launch Sept. 14 across 14 media markets between the two states. The fourth wave of the campaign once again utilizes TV, radio, digital, social media, and billboards, depending on the money raised in each media market. For 2015, three new “shareable content” ads […]

CU financial advisors found to generate more revenue than bank advisors

Kehrer Bielan Research & Consulting found that the average financial advisor working in a credit union produced $444,873 in investment services revenue in 2014, compared to $440,073 for the average advisor in a large bank broker-dealer. The 2014-2015 Kehrer Bielan Credit Union Investment Services Benchmarking Study drew on data from 917 credit unions with investment […]

More credit unions sign on to Apple pay

Wednesday morning Apple announced that 18 more credit unions and banks have signed on to offer Apple pay. Among the new credit unions is Envision Credit Union, based in Tallahassee. There are nine total new credit unions offering Apple Pay. Another round of providers is expected to be announced later this month when Apple introduces […]

Florida delinquency rate among most improved

On Tuesday, Callahan and Associates released its first look trends on statistics from the second quarter. It ranked the top 10 states with the greatest improvement in delinquencies year over year. Florida ranked fourth behind Delaware, Alaska, and North Carolina. Florida’s delinquencies stand at 0.99 percent for an .11 percent improvement from a year earlier. […]