Senate finalizes committee assignments for 116th Congress

Senate Republicans and Democrats announced and ratified committee assignments for the 116th Congress. Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) will serve as the Senate Appropriations Chairman. Both Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Sen. Doug Jones (D- Ala.) are both on the Senate Banking Committee. The full list of committee assignments for the Senate Appropriations, Banking, Commerce, Finance […]

CU Happenings – Jan. 18, 2019

America’s First executives give back to those battling cancer On Jan. 16, the America’s First Federal Credit Union’s senior executive team had the privilege of preparing and serving dinner for the residents of American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Birmingham. The American Cancer Society’s Joe Lee Griffin Hope Lodge is a free service available to cancer […]

Florida seeks commissioner of financial regulation

The state of Florida has posted an ad for the Florida Commissioner of Financial Regulation position in Tallahassee, FL. The search is being re-opened months after it first was listed and left vacant despite many applicants. Making this position of particular interest to the credit union industry, the office is responsible for regulatory oversight of state-chartered […]

CO-OP comments on Fiserv and First Data merger

Fiserv and First Data Corporation announced on Jan. 16 that their boards of directors have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which Fiserv will acquire First Data in an all-stock transaction. The transaction unites two premier companies to create one of the world’s leading payments and financial technology providers, and an enhanced value proposition for its clients. The complementary […]

Join SECUF for Financial Fitness competition

January is half way over, and whether you’ve stuck to your new year’s fitness resolutions or not, it’s time to gear up for a different kind of fitness—Financial Fitness competitions with the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation. YPGs, Chapters, individual credit unions, chambers, or other approved organizations may register a team three high school students (it […]

IRA Workshop scheduled in Birmingham

Register here for the 2019 LSCU IRA Essentials and Advanced Workshop on Feb. 26 and Feb. 27 in Birmingham, AL. IRA Essentials Training is being offered for those who need to learn the basics of Traditional and Roth IRAs or want an updated, general refresher on IRA rules. IRA Advanced Training builds on the attendees’ […]