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LSCU eNews Weekly March 22, 2010
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Senate Banking Committee schedules consideration of Chairman Dodd's financial regulation overhaul proposal Monday

The Senate Banking Committee will today begin consideration of Chairman Christopher Dodd's proposal to overhaul financial regulation. [ Read Full Article ]

Floridians continue to support member business lending
Rep. Jeff Miller (R-1) becomes the seventh member of the Florida delegation to sign on to MBL legislation. 
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Check fraud alert

Credit unions should be on the lookout for a person passing fraudulent checks. [ Read Full Article ]

Register now for the LSCU Convention online

Register and make your hotel reservations now for the LSCU's 1st Annual Convention and Exposition to be held June 16 - 18. The early bird deadline for registration is April 30, and for rooms it is May 14.  [ Read Full Article ]

Deadline to apply for CDCI capital initiative is April 2

The deadline approaches - April 2 - for low-income credit unions to apply for low-cost secondary capital loans. There are 32 low-income credit unions in Alabama of which 10 have CDFI certification; there are 11 low-income credit unions in Florida, and two of those are certified. Those credit unions not yet certified can do so in an easy process.  [ Read Full Article ]

Credit unions respond to members-customers more quickly than banks

Credit unions' customer service responds to members with greater speed than banks respond to customers. [ Read Full Article ]

Brad Miller, Southeast Corp CEO, audio podcast available

Brad Miller, Southeast Corporate CEO, talks about Southeast Corporate, credit unions in the southeast, and the proposed NCUA reg reforms.   [ Read Full Article ]

Online credit union directory coming in June

The LSCU is preparing an online directory for credit unions in Alabama and Florida.  [ Read Full Article ]

LSCU will receive a grant funded by NCUF to offer a Save to Win program

The LSCU has received a grant for a project intended to attract lower-income savers and larger depositers. [ Read Full Article ]

Biz Kid$ reaches 99% of public television stations

Biz Kid$ is shown on 340 of 343 public TV stations and has been aired more than 70,000 times since the show's inception in 2008. [ Read Full Article ]

Governmental Affairs News
Florida Legislature tackles budget; Alabama returns from break

The budget, campaign finance reform, class size, and reorganization of DMS are on the docket for Florida legislators this week. [ Read Full Article ]

Washington D.C. update includes reg restructuring

Coming off of a weekend where the house passed a health care bill, reg restructuring now hits the Hill.   [ Read Full Article ]

Compliance Corner
League Infosight features Patriot Act changes and Card Act Proposals

The latest edition of League Infosight goes in depth on an anti-money laundering provision of the Patriot Act.  [ Read Full Article ]

Compliance calendar and training schedule

Reg Z Escrow requirements and three CUNA schools highlight the compliance calendar and training schedule.  [ Read Full Article ]

LSCU Education News
There's still time to register for IRA training workshops in Birmingham

IRA training workshops will be held in Birmingham on March 30 and 31. Register now to attend. [ Read Full Article ]

Cooperative Initiatives News
JumpStart statewide meeting April 9

Free JumpStart statewide meeting to be held at Birmingham Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta. [ Read Full Article ]

LSCU Service Corporation News
It's time to plan for your ACH audit

Compliance audits are a yearly necessity for all credit unions that process ACH transactions. Reserve your spot to have CU-ACE perform your ACH compliance audit. [ Read Full Article ]

Mark your calendar for the NCUA's Small Credit Union Workshop April 7
NCUA's Small Credit Union Workshop is planned for April 7 in Nashville.
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Credit Union Information
Audio conference to address credit union business lending

The conference, "Credit Union Business Lending: Working with the Small Business Administration and the National Credit Union Administration to Make More Business Loans," will be held on March 25. [ Read Full Article ]

2010 National Credit Union Roundtable to be held May 2 - 4 in Fort Worth

Join CEOs of the nation's largest credit unions at the 2010 National Credit Union Roundtable to be held May 2 - 4 in Fort Worth. [ Read Full Article ]

News from You
Insight Financial Credit Union to become Insight Credit Union
A name change is in the future for Insight Financial Credit Union - to Insight Credit Union.
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Credit Union Job Postings
Credit union employment opportunities posted online
View job opportunities in Florida and Alabama credit unions.
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Schedule of events

March 25, 12 -  1:30 p.m. (webinar)

IRA Essentials Workshop, Birmingham
March 30, 8:30 a.m. - 4p.m. (workshop)

IRA Advanced, Birmingham
March 31, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. (workshop)

Leadership Councils
March 31, 2010, Birmingham, AL

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