Registration opening soon for ULend Academy in Birmingham

Registration will soon open for CUNA Mutual Group’s ULend Academy in Birmingham, Ala.; Atlanta, Ga.; and Orlando, Fla. ULend Academy is a “hands-on, customized learning experience that helps lenders go from transactional to consultative, meeting members’ full financial needs,” according to CUNA Mutual Group. “Lending is at the heart of what credit unions offer,” CUNA […]

How the League and Foundation can help your CU attend CUNA’s GAC on scholarship

Before you discount your credit union’s chances of attending the Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference in February, check out some of the financial aid offered by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates and the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation. Described as the “biggest credit union advocacy event in the movement,” CUNA’s GAC […]

CU Happenings – Dec. 5

Alabama Credit Union mourns passing of former CFO Alabama Credit Union is mourning the passing of Kathy Davis. Kathy worked for the credit union for 26 years and retired in 2013. She began her employment as an accounting clerk and gradually moved through the ranks to eventually become chief financial officer. Kathy spent her last […]

How to minimize your overdraft litigation risk

This article was submitted by Laura Gober, vice president of compliance and regulatory services for the LSCU & Affiliates. Earlier this year, during a panel discussion on hot topics at Regulatory Compliance School hosted by CUNA, the issue of overdraft litigation was addressed. Similar to the letters threatening ADA website lawsuits credit unions started receiving […]

Why Should Your Credit Union Grow Connections with Legislators?

This article was submitted by Brandee Bickle, senior director of governmental affairs at the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates. It’s a simple fact that legislators vote on bills that can impact credit unions and how they serve their members.  In the course of federal and state legislative sessions there are thousands of bills […]