LSCU holds All-Staff retreat in Tallahassee

The LSCU hosted an All-Staff Retreat at its Tallahassee headquarters this week as part of our ongoing efforts at building a strong organization culture. Staff from Alabama and Florida, along with employees from other states converged in Florida to become better acquainted, recharge, and discuss best practices in serving our credit unions. After a welcome […]

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 […]

LEVERAGE partners with Diamond for electronic and print document delivery solutions

To help credit unions maximize the value of their critical communications, LEVERAGE, in partnership with Diamond Communication Solutions and its agent, Print Resources, Inc., has created an array of products and services that can be combined and customized to meet your specific needs. Using our electronic statement or print and mail products in conjunction with […]

Community South CU CEO featured in Op-Ed

Jan Page, CEO of Community South Credit Union in Chipley, FL, had her column published online in Credit Union Journal as she relayed the experiences her credit union employees and members encountered when Hurricane Michael hit the panhandle on Oct. 10 with Category 4 force. With more than one million people without electricity and many […]

NTIA should consider CUNA data security priorities

Credit unions have a long history of safeguarding information and are subject to numerous requirements, unlike others that use or maintain consumer information, CUNA wrote to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) recently. CUNA sent its comments in response to a request for comment on developing an administration policy for consumer data privacy. “Safeguarding consumers’ money […]

Ramsey to lead CUES board in 2018-19

CUES elected its board officers for 2018-2019 during its CEO/Executive Team Network in Nashville, TN, naming Stu Ramsey board chairman. Ramsey is president/CEO of Pen Air FCU in Pensacola, FL, and is secretary of the LEVERAGE Board of Directors. “Over the next year, these individuals will play a crucial role in ensuring CUES continues to operate […]

BCFP, FHFA release National Survey of Mortgage Originations dataset

The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP) and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released a new loan-level dataset collected through the National Survey of Mortgage Originations (NSMO) that provides insights into borrowers’ experiences in getting a residential mortgage. The NSMO is a component of the National Mortgage Database, the first comprehensive repository of detailed mortgage […]