20 12, 2018

CU Happenings – Dec. 21, 2018

By |2018-12-20T19:00:46+00:00December 20th, 2018|CU Stories, LSCU, Uncategorized|0 Comments

America’s First FCU hammers home message of home for the holidays The team at America’s First Federal Credit Union recently enjoyed getting homes move-in ready for Habitat For Humanity Greater Birmingham. Two homes were built for the organization thanks, in part, to a sponsorship from America’s First FCU, as well as the sweat equity of [...]

14 11, 2018

Making Retirement Planning a Year-Round Commitment

By |2018-11-14T22:39:45+00:00November 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 [...]

16 10, 2018

SECUF takes action to assist CU staff

By |2018-10-16T18:45:06+00:00October 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Several LSCU staff members, including Juli Lewis, director of the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation, have made trips to the areas hit the hardest to take supplies, assist in getting the credit unions repaired, and able to assist members as quickly as possible. "I can’t even describe the devastation, even after watching the news and seeing [...]

13 09, 2018

CU Happenings – Sept. 14, 2018

By |2018-09-13T18:31:37+00:00September 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pen Air FCU Partners with Purple Heart Homes to assist veterans in need Jimmie Perkins, center, stands with volunteers from Pen Air and the 451st Flying Training Air Force Squadron. On Tuesday, September 11, in recognition of National Day of Service, Pen Air Federal Credit Union (Pen Air) partnered with Purple Heart Homes’ [...]

9 08, 2018

McWatters says minority CUs play critical role

By |2018-08-09T14:41:26+00:00August 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Minority credit unions play a vital role in providing affordable financial services in the nation’s most underserved communities and the agency is looking at new ways to support them, NCUA Board Chairman J. Mark McWatters said today. “Unfortunately, minority credit unions are too often the only federally insured financial institution available in rural and urban [...]

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