Important CDFI changes coming in October

With the “people helping people” philosophy at work every day, credit unions know it is essential to generate economic growth and opportunity in some of the most distressed communities. Federally insured, low-income credit unions that want to become certified Community Development Financial Institutions have until Oct. 5 to apply to use the National Credit Union […]

SLDC includes golf tournament and poker run

At this year’s Southeast Leadership Development Conference on Alabama’s Gulf Coast, attendees can play the legendary Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at the Lakewood Golf Club, located at the Grand Hotel Marriott Resort, Golf Club & Spa. We’ll start your day off with the $5,000 putting contest and a light breakfast, followed by a golf […]

SECUF monitoring tropical storm activity, ready to help CUs

The Southeastern Credit Union Foundation, along with other members of the Disaster Response Committee, continues to closely monitor Hurricane Dorian, as well as other tropical storms in the Atlantic. Although it seems that we may have been spared from severe impacts, some of our credit unions may be subjected to heavy rains, strong winds and […]

SECUF director offers disaster preparedness tips

Juli Lewis, director of the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation, offers additional tips to prepare people before a disaster strikes: Decide with family, friends and co-workers on a central place to “check-in.” This could be a physical location, a social media site or one particular person that everyone checks in with. Have multiple evacuation plans Prepare […]