A global financial literacy test finds that just 57 percent of adults in U.S. are financially literate

According to the first-ever S&P Global FinLit Survey, a detailed and comprehensive analysis of worldwide financial literacy by the World Bank, Gallup, and George Washington University, just one-third of the world’s population is financially literate. On a country-by-country basis, Norway, Denmark, and Sweden tied for first place, with 71 percent of their population ranking as […]

Finding your core, millennials, and economy highlight SLDC

Thursday was the heaviest day at the Southeast Leadership Development Conference (SLDC). The day had three general sessions, an update from Rep. Randy Davis, seven education sessions, and a special presentation. Jim Phillips, a longtime CEO at BF Goodrich Credit Union in Tuscaloosa, couldn’t attend the Southeast Credit Union Conference & Expo in June to […]

Download the League’s mobile app for SLDC

The LSCU introduced a new mobile app in June. For those attending the Southeast Leadership Development Conference (SLDC) this week in Destin, the mobile app is a must. While it contains great ways to stay connected to the League, it also houses the Signature Event apps, including the SLDC. Download the app to your Apple […]

LSCU Technology Workshop will share how to defend against cybersecurity attacks

Attend the LSCU Technology Workshop on Oct. 7 in Orlando. BAE Systems (SilverSky) is sending its best experts to share knowledge on how to defend your credit union from cyber security attacks. Cyber security attacks on financial institutions have become more frequent, sophisticated, and targeted. You can attribute this to the high value that criminals […]

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 […]

McWatters, Schmidt, and Silent Auction highlight last day of SCUCE

The Southeast Credit Union Conference & Expo (SCUCE) wrapped up Friday with two great speakers, more education, the silent auction, and LSCU & Affiliates awards. The Closing General Session featured NCUA Board Member Mark McWatters and former Harley executive Ken Schmidt. The SCUCE had more than 1,100 attendees, which is a record for the event. […]