Florida legislature formally agrees to special session

House Speaker Steve Crisafulli and Senate Pres. Andy Gardiner formally agreed to the topics and dates of a special session. Legislative leaders announced that they have come up with a long list of items they want to tackle during a 20-day special session, scheduled for June 1 – June 20, including a new state budget […]

Nominations for NCUA consulting assistance close May 31

Credit unions that qualify for consulting assistance from the NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives have until May 31 to submit nominations. Credit unions may nominate themselves or be nominated by an NCUA examiner. The consulting services, available at no charge, are provided for a six-month period. Credit unions chosen to participate in the […]

House introduces broad data security bill

A bill that would establish a national data security standard was introduced Friday. The Data Protection Act of 2015 was introduced by Reps. Randy Neugebauer (R-TX) and John Carney (D-DE), and would establish a process for companies of all sizes to follow in order to secure consumer data. The legislation would apply to companies that […]

Patrick La Pine: Teaching Florida students about economics is crucial

The Florida Credit Union Association (FCUA), an affiliate of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU), works year-round to empower Florida students with the financial education and understanding they will need as they transition into fiscal independence and become successful contributing members of society. This month, the FCUA is especially proud to be […]

City-wide dance marathon to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Young Professional Groups to Host Third Annual Jacksonville City-Wide Dance Marathon to Benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals The Miracle Board, the young professional group supporting  Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, is partnering with the League of Southeastern Credit Unions NE Florida Chapter young professionals group to host the third annual Jacksonville City Wide Dance Marathon on […]

WSJ: Five Simple Steps to Protect Corporate Data

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports on what companies should be doing to protect their computer systems – but aren’t in its article “Five Simple Steps to Protect Corporate Data.” WSJ writer Danny Yadron writes: The menace isn’t going away—it’s too profitable for those behind it. But there are a lot of smart people in […]