YP trainings in September focus on advocacy

Because young professionals (YPs) are the future of the credit union movement, CUNA will host two advocacy trainings during  the month of September.  The first will be held on Monday, Sept. 9 and the second on Monday, Sept. 23. Both will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Capitol View Room at the Credit […]

NCUA determines interim guidance on serving hemp businesses

Late yesterday, the NCUA released interim guidance on an agricultural matter unrelated to the controversial cannibis banking issue. NCUA Chairman Rodney E. Hood announced federally insured credit unions may provide certain financial services to legally operating hemp businesses under the new guidelines. The guidance will be revised and updated once the United States Department of […]

Envision CU offers Financial Literacy workshops in response to Florida’s Workforce Education Bill

Envision Credit Union recently announced that it will offer free Financial Education workshops, online or in the classroom, to assist educators in meeting the requirements of HB 7071, Florida’s new Workforce Education Bill. The bill, signed into law in June 2019, promotes career readiness and workforce opportunities for students in Florida and requires that all […]

CU Happenings – Aug. 16, 2019

LSCU credit unions and advocacy teams meet with local representatives during recess LSCU Advocacy teams and credit union leaders in Alabama and Florida have been active in visiting their representatives while they are in recess and back home from Washington, D.C. This week, Alabama credit union leaders (pictured at right) met with Rep. Gary Palmer, […]

Discovery Conference is only a day away

Steve Swofford, president and CEO, Alabama Credit Union and other industry leaders are planning to participate in CUNA Mutual Group’s  virtual Discovery Conference, Thursday, Aug. 15. The event brings together innovation experts, industry thought leaders, and credit union executives for a full-day experience at no cost. The conference aims to help credit unions prepare for […]