Deadline approaching for credit unions to apply for Foundation grants

Financial education is one of the corner stones of what credit unions do, and grant funding can be a big boost in providing that assistance to members and the community. Credit unions have until June 30 to apply for the National Credit Union Foundation’s (the Foundation) 2019 grants, including Biz Kid$ Business Plan Competition Grants […]

CUs earn victory today in NDAA mark-up

The U.S. House Armed Services Committee concluded their mark-up of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) early on June 13. Prior to the mark-up,  concern existed that Rep. Trent Kelly (R-MS) planned to offer an amendment to the NDAA that would give banks parity with credit unions in regards to leased space on military bases. […]

Microsoft releases patch for vulnerabilities

A flaw affecting all versions of Microsoft Word on Windows and Mac, as well as Office 365, was discovered. Microsoft responded this week by releasing updates to fix 88 security vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and related software. According to cyber expert Brian Krebs of Krebs on Security, “The most dangerous of these include four […]

Deadline approaching to shine a light on your CU with CUNA Awards

The deadline is approaching for nominations to the LSCU for the 2019 CUNA Awards, and the LSCU encourages all credit unions to recognize outstanding individuals who contribute to their organization and community. Submissions must be in by June 30. CUNA’s National Award programs are designed to encourage and recognize distinguished credit unions which demonstrate social responsibility (the Dora Maxwell […]

SDSCC features look at millennial marketplace

The 2019 Southeast Directors & Supervisory Committee Conference is a great resource for gaining knowledge and applicable methods to take back home to your credit union! Tim Harrington will kick-start the conference by educating us on one of the hottest topics of right now – the millennial marketplace and how it affects a credit union’s […]