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Credit unions receiving press coverage after banks announce new fees

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Credit unions in Alabama and Florida are seeing more press coverage following the announcement that many banks will institute a $5 fee on the use of debit cards. Good Morning America and the Fox Business Channel also had segments driving consumers to credit unions.... More

NEW: Bank On Initiative Audio Podcast with St. Petersburg City Councilman Karl Nurse

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Check out the latest League of Southeastern Credit Unions Audio Podcast with St. Petersburg City Councilman Karl Nurse as he discusses the success and importance of the Bank On St. Pete Initiative, and what it means for credit unions. ... More

Woodward and Bernstein, Condoleezza Rice headline 2012 CUNA GAC

The 2012 CUNA GAC is beginning to take shape. Condoleezza Rice, Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein are the first confirmed speakers. ... More

Fee gap between banks, CUs could widen according to USA Today

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The gap between the historically low rates credit unions offer their members and the higher rates big banks charge their customers could become even wider as a result of the new debit interchange fee cap regulations, according to a Sept. 28 USA Today article.... More

CUNA seeks comment on agency corporate changes

CUNA is accepting credit union comment on recently proposed NCUA technical amendments, and clarifying changes to its corporate credit union rule, Part 704.... More

Southeastern CUs add $2.2B in assets, increase MBLs

Credit unions in Alabama and Florida are beginning to see a trend: More consumers are joining a credit union, applying for loans and paying off their debt.... More

Hike the Hill results in two MBL co-sponsor; more may follow

Rep. Allen West (R-FL) joins Rep. Kathy Castor (D-FL) as a new co-sponsor of HR 1418. ... More

Publications keep writing about credit unions

The Wall Street Journal and the South Florida Business Journal each wrote stories about credit unions and how they are a great option. ... More

Image Campaign participants: Utilize available resources to leverage from campaign, order your Image Campaign shirts TODAY!

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As a reminder to participating credit unions, Statewide Image Campaign resources available in the Communications area of the League's website.... More

Net worth, equity ratio discussion leads NCUA meeting

The final regulation revising Parts 700, 701, 702, and 741 of the National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) Rules and Regulations on Net Worth and Equity Ratio Definitions will lead discussions when the NCUA meets for its open board meeting on Sept. 22 at 10 a.m. ET in Alexandria, Va.... More