Making Retirement Planning a Year-Round Commitment

The “Whole Story” of Retirement: Making Retirement Planning a Year-Round Commitment By now, you’ve probably heard the shocking numbers behind the retirement crisis. One-third of Americans have $1,000 or less saved for retirement1, and nearly one in two Americans anticipate they will not have enough money to retire2.  Luckily, retirement education and planning are now […]

SECUF takes action to assist CU staff

Several LSCU staff members, including Juli Lewis, director of the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation, have made trips to the areas hit the hardest to take supplies, assist in getting the credit unions repaired, and able to assist members as quickly as possible. “I can’t even describe the devastation, even after watching the news and seeing […]

CU Happenings – Sept. 14, 2018

Pen Air FCU Partners with Purple Heart Homes to assist veterans in need On Tuesday, September 11, in recognition of National Day of Service, Pen Air Federal Credit Union (Pen Air) partnered with Purple Heart Homes’ program Operation Veteran Home Renovation to help Jimmie Perkins, a local veteran, with much needed home repairs. Perkins’ home […]

McWatters says minority CUs play critical role

Minority credit unions play a vital role in providing affordable financial services in the nation’s most underserved communities and the agency is looking at new ways to support them, NCUA Board Chairman J. Mark McWatters said today. “Unfortunately, minority credit unions are too often the only federally insured financial institution available in rural and urban […]

Support the SECUF by shopping today and tomorrow

Prime Day starts today at  3pm ET and run through tomorrow July 17. Prime Day is one of the biggest shopping events of the year and a great time to shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate to the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation. Your shopping makes a difference. Amazon donates to the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation […]