Shop Amazon Smile to benefit SECUF

Amazon Prime Day began yesterday and continues through today. Please log in at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate to Southeastern Credit Union Foundation.  Have fun shopping, while assisting an organization that makes a difference. Juli Lewis, SECUF director, says, “Did you know that Amazon accounts for 43 percent of online sales and that one out of […]

Bipartisan reg relief package includes RBC delay

Sources close to the LSCU shared information that late Friday, an agreement was reached by Hensarling and Waters on a new bipartisan reg relief package — the Posey RBC delay legislation is one of the provisions in the bill. Click here for provisions. This House effort will be folded into an existing Senate bill, and […]

AL and FL CUs make rankings by Forbes

Alabama and Florida credit unions showed their strength and popularity in recent rankings when Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to produce its first-ever look at the Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions. Statista surveyed more than 25,000 customers in the U.S. for their opinions on their current and former banking relationships. The banks and credit unions were […]

Rural CU in AL shows strength in community

FOGCE FCU in Eutaw, AL, formerly called the Federation of Greene Country Employees Federal Credit Union, may be labeled “small” at $1.4 million in assets and almost 800 members, when you consider the population of this rural county is less than 8,500 people, they have almost 10 percent market share of the county’s total population. […]

CFPB report examines student loan debt

Student loans make up an increasing share of the debt held by borrowers around the country, particularly for younger borrowers, says the CFPB. Previous research has shown that borrowers vary greatly in their ability to pay off their loans, how quickly they can do so, and the potential hurdles they face. The CFPB recently released a new Data […]