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 […]

LSCU partners with the Federation for CDFI certification webinar

The League is presenting a webinar about CDFI certification in conjunction with the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (the Federation) on Oct. 15. The LSCU and the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (the Federation) are partnering to put on a webinar focusing on the advantages of becoming certified as a Community […]

GTE among credit unions to receive CDFI grant

Twenty-one credit unions received $30 million in Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) grants from the U.S. Treasury. Among the credit unions was GTE Financial, based in Tampa. GTE secured a $1.75 million grant. In total, 195 financial institutions secured grants worth more than $200 million. As you can see, CDFI certified credit unions have opportunities […]

LSCU partners with the Federation for CDFI certification webinar

LSCU and the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (the Federation) are partnering to put on a webinar focusing on the advantages of becoming certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and the application process. The webinar is scheduled for Oct. 15 at 3 p.m. ET/2 p.m. CT. The Federation’s Credit Union Breakthrough […]

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 […]