16 09, 2019

Creating value for credit unions is key focus for new LSCU CEO, Mike Mercer

By |2019-09-16T21:59:03+00:00September 16th, 2019|Communications, Cooperative Initiatives, CU Stories, LSCU, Top News Stories|0 Comments

I am excited to be writing here for the first time as the CEO for the LSCU & Affiliates. As you know, we have been working hard over the last 18 months to bring credit unions in Alabama, Florida and Georgia together under the LSCU flag. We completed the strategic consolidation at the end of [...]

30 08, 2019

Strategic Closing Finalized for LSCU & Affiliates

By |2019-08-30T16:00:23+00:00August 30th, 2019|Advocacy, Communications, LSCU, Top News Stories|0 Comments

The League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU & Affiliates) and the Georgia Credit Union League (GCUL) completed closing on the strategic consolidation, officially combining the two leagues and their affiliated companies into an expanded LSCU & Affiliates on Friday, Aug. 30.  This consolidation will better position the LSCU & Affiliates and credit unions [...]

15 08, 2019

CU Happenings – Aug. 16, 2019

By |2019-08-22T16:11:08+00:00August 15th, 2019|Communications, CU Stories|0 Comments

LSCU credit unions and advocacy teams meet with local representatives during recess LSCU Advocacy teams and credit union leaders in Alabama and Florida have been active in visiting their representatives while they are in recess and back home from Washington, D.C. This week, Alabama credit union leaders (pictured at right) met with Rep. Gary Palmer, [...]

30 07, 2019

Theme set for International Credit Union Day 2019

By |2019-08-22T16:12:45+00:00July 30th, 2019|Communications, CU Stories, National Stories, Top News Stories|0 Comments

Credit union professionals from across the globe helped World Council of Credit Unions and the Credit Union National Association pick the theme for International Credit Union Day 2019, which is planned for Thursday, Oct. 17. WOCCU and CUNA sent surveys to their members in May, asking for feedback on seven possible themes. More than 100 surveys [...]

23 07, 2019

Entries open for 2020 Diamond Awards

By |2019-08-22T16:14:42+00:00July 23rd, 2019|Communications, National Stories, Top News Stories|0 Comments

The CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Diamond Awards entry portal is open now for credit unions to submit nominations to recognize and reward creative excellence and outstanding results. With 35 categories, more than 1,200 entries, big bling, and bragging rights, now is the time for marketing professionals to begin their entries and work on [...]

16 07, 2019

Keeping up with peers causes financial struggles for multiple generations

By |2019-08-22T16:14:52+00:00July 16th, 2019|Communications, National Stories, Top News Stories|0 Comments

The majority of Americans are concerned about the state of their finances and with "keeping up with the Joneses'," but even Millennials and Gen Z are worried about the high cost of living these days, according to a 2019 Modern Wealth Survey. In a Business Journal article, "two-thirds of millennials live paycheck to paycheck, and [...]

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