CU Happenings – May 25, 2018

Avadian Credit Union receives recognition as one of the ‘Best Places to Work’ Avadian Credit Union was recently honored as one of the “Best Places to Work” by the Birmingham Business Journal. This award recognizes employers in the Birmingham area that have gone above and beyond to create an outstanding workplace environment. Avadian was named […]

CU Happenings – May 18, 2018

VyStar announces new EVP/chief operations officer and chief digital officer Brian E. Wolfburg, president/CEO of VyStar Credit Union, announced two staff changes.  Chad Meadows has been appointed VyStar’s new executive vice president/chief operations officer. Meadows is filling the role of former EVP/COO Rich Alfirevic, who retired late last year after 28 years of service. Meadows […]

President’s Point – May 14, 2018

It’s hard to believe that the Southeastern Credit Union Conference and Expo (SCUCE) is only three weeks away, scheduled for June 6-8 at the beautiful JW Marriott Grande Lakes, Orlando.  SCUCE is the LSCU & Affiliates’ largest event of the year and our team has worked hard to put together an incredible three days for […]

Alabama credit unions are fine-tuning their small business relationships

A recent article in Alabama.com reported that when Amanda Bender, owner of RedX Fitness, decided to rebrand her business, she also wanted to refinance one of her three facilities, a 33,000-square-foot building on 10 acres in Decatur. She had originally financed the business about a dozen years ago with a Small Business Administration (SBA) loan […]

CU Happenings – May 11, 2018

Naheola Credit Union  raises $1,312 for Relay for Life Naheola Credit Union, headquartered in Pennington, AL, raised $1,312 for Choctaw County’s Relay for Life, benefiting the American Cancer Society. This would not have been possible without the generous support of Naheola Credit Union’s members and employees. Pictured right is Naheola’s Jessica Harry with her daughter […]

Is There a Cost to Convenience?

The Oxford Dictionary defines convenience as “being able to proceed with something with little effort or difficulty.” The financial sector has been on a mission to redefine the experience they provide, chasing new channels, faster technologies, less friction in the customer journey, and any other innovation to reach the holy grail of convenience. But are […]