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Unemployment rate makes sharp drop for Alabama, Florida in October

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Reports out of both Alabama and Florida economies seem to be trending in the positive direction as of late, with both states reporting a recent drop in the number of unemployed in the two states.... More

Public deposits bills filed in Florida House and Senate

Filing of bills paves the way for introduction during the 2012 legislative session. ... More

Two Alabama CUs recognized with CUNA's 2011 Maxwell, Herring awards announcement

The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) recently announced the winners of its 2011 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award and the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award.... More

CUNA's Cheney pushes for less regulatory burden during Nov. 16 House Financial Services hearing

Credit Union National Association President/CEO Bill Cheney encouraged Congress to take a balanced approach to regulatory relief that would aid both credit unions and community banks during a hearing before the House Financial Services subcommittee on financial institutions on Nov. 16. ... More

Credit union media blitz continues

On the heels of banks announcing fees and Bank Transfer Day, credit unions are getting a lifetime worth of press. ... More

LSCU/LEVERAGE offices closed on Veteran's Day

The League offices will be closed Friday Nov. 11 in observance of Veteran's Day. ... More

Almost 3,000 join credit unions in AL and FL on 'Bank Transfer Day' survey shows

Estimates from CUNA show that 40,000 consumers joined a credit union on “Bank Transfer Day,” Nov. 5, depositing millions in new savings and giving credit unions a brisk day of lending. ... More

Harris poll shows consumers more comfortable with CUs

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Harris Interactive recently conducted a poll on the consumer sentiment towards big banks and credit unions indicating that 87 percent of respondents are extremely or very likely to continue with a credit union, while only 58 percent intend to stick with a bank.... More

Credit union business grows as consumers sour on banks

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In an article published by Reuters on Nov. 3, it seems as though the big banks may have dropped the debit card fees, but the credit unions are the ones picking up the business.... More

Development Conference features Cheney, Vale and Yolles; education sessions

CUNA President/CEO Bill Cheney gave an industry overview including an MBL update. ... More