Is There a Cost to Convenience?

The Oxford Dictionary defines convenience as “being able to proceed with something with little effort or difficulty.” The financial sector has been on a mission to redefine the experience they provide, chasing new channels, faster technologies, less friction in the customer journey, and any other innovation to reach the holy grail of convenience. But are […]

NCUA webinar scheduled for May 16

Credit unions interested in becoming designated as Community Development Financial Institutions can get valuable information on an upcoming webinar hosted by the National Credit Union Administration. The webinar, “Benefits of CDFI Certification,” is scheduled for Wednesday, May 16, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern. Online registration is available here. Participants will be able to log into […]

CU Happenings – April 13, 2018

Five Star  Credit Union celebrates passing 40,000 member mark Five Star Credit Union passed a major milestone in April by welcoming its 40,000th member. Thirteen-year-old Kaleb Palmer walked in to the Camilla, GA, branch to open a savings account and left with $400. Five Star presented Kaleb with $400 for being the 40,000th member. It […]

CU Happenings

Achieva promotes David Oak to senior vice president of marketing Achieva Credit Union promoted David Oak to senior vice president of marketing, effective April 2.  In his new role, Oak will report directly to Achieva President and CEO Gary Regoli. A native of the United Kingdom, Oak was educated at colleges in London and developed […]

LSCU amicus brief filing for credit unions in Alabama

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU) and Credit Union National Association (CUNA) filed an amicus brief supporting Naheola Credit Union Tuesday in its motion to dismiss a lawsuit in Alabama. Naheola Credit Union is facing a frivolous lawsuit alleging non-compliance with website accessibility standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This […]

Join us in thanking Sen. Doug Jones for voting for Dodd-Frank reform

With the recent passage of S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, Senator Doug Jones published an article, click here,  on why he co-sponsored and voted in favor of the legislation.  While he states the numerous benefits of the legislation to all community based financial institutions, Sen. Jones goes into great detail […]