22 05, 2015

Opinion: League counters banks in Sun Sentinel opinion column

By |2015-05-22T15:53:02+00:00May 22nd, 2015|Communications, LSCU, Top News Stories|0 Comments

Earlier this week, the Florida Bankers Association went on the offensive by placing opinion columns in three publications including the South Florida Sun Sentinel. The column included the same old argument of how credit unions should be taxed and how "America's hometown banks" are suffering. LSCU & Affiliates President/CEO Patrick La Pine countered the bankers [...]

26 03, 2015

Allow credit unions to serve local governments

By |2015-03-26T19:13:00+00:00March 26th, 2015|Advocacy, LSCU|0 Comments

Each year, credit union supporters and advocates take their plea for fairness to Tallahassee with a simple message: Allow municipalities and public offices to have a choice when it comes to their banking needs. Current law does not allow credit unions to accept deposits from local government entities; it only allows for local governments to [...]

8 01, 2015

Credit unions in Alabama and Florida grow membership and loans

By |2015-01-08T20:28:02+00:00January 8th, 2015|LSCU, Press Release|0 Comments

Birmingham, AL/Tallahassee, FL, Jan. 8, 2014 – Credit unions that are locally owned in Alabama and Florida continue to see steady growth in membership and loans, both to consumers and small businesses. Credit unions in Alabama added 18,000 new members in the third quarter bringing total credit union membership to 1.922 million. This is the [...]

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