Unemployment rate continues downward trend in Alabama and Florida

Unemployment numbers for Alabama and Florida continued a downward trend in October. Alabama saw its rate drop to 5.9 percent which is a .3 percent change from October 2014. In Florida the rate dropped to 5.1 percent which is a .7 percent change from Oct. 2014. Also in October, Florida created 36,000 new jobs papaonking.ca […]

A global financial literacy test finds that just 57 percent of adults in U.S. are financially literate

According to the first-ever S&P Global FinLit Survey, a detailed and comprehensive analysis of worldwide financial literacy by the World Bank, Gallup, and George Washington University, just one-third of the world’s population is financially literate. On a country-by-country basis, Norway, Denmark, and Sweden tied for first place, with 71 percent of their population ranking as […]

Save the date for 2016 Alabama and Florida State GACs

The dates and locations for the 2016 Alabama Credit Union Association State Governmental Affairs Conference and the 2016 Florida Credit Union Association State Governmental Affairs Conference have been set. Mark your calendars to attend. Alabama State GAC (Registration opens Jan. 2, 2016.) April 5-6, 2016 Renaissance Montgomery Hotel & Spa at the Convention Center Montgomery, […]