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CHOICE Act Passes House

We are pleased to share the good news that the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Financial CHOICE Act on June 8, 2017. The House voted 233-186 to pass the Financial CHOICE Act, a regulatory relief bill with several credit union-friendly provisions. While there are several additional measures of relief for which the Tennessee Credit […]

Are You My Employer? DOL Rescinds Obama-Era Joint Employer Guidance

The Department of Labor (DOL) announced its decision today to rescind two Obama-era guidance letters that aimed to expand the joint employer doctrine and limit the misclassification of workers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The joint employer doctrine refers to an employment arrangement where two or more employers assert sufficient control over the […]

Using 457(f) Plans to Recruit & Retain Executives

Picture this: you’ve worked hard to build a strong leadership team for your credit union. You have talented executives and you’re confident that they will continue to lead your credit union to success. You think you’re doing everything you can to reward and retain them…until you lose one of your executives to a competitor. It […]

United Southeast Federal Credit Union Hosts Flags of Gratitude Event

United Southeast Federal Credit Union (USFCU) hosted their 3rd Annual Flags of Gratitude cookout at the Credit Union’s corporate headquarters located at 1545 Bluff City Highway in Bristol, TN on Friday May 26.  Military Veterans, soldiers, police, emergency responders and other law enforcement officials attended the event. “For the past three years, we have had […]

Y-12 Federal Credit Union Hosts Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally

Y-12 Federal Credit Union was honored to host a visit from Lt. Governor Randy McNally at their Corporate Headquarters on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. Officials from the Tennessee Credit Union League, (TCUL) Y-12 credit union members, employees and other community representatives were on hand to meet with McNally. Credit Union leaders enjoyed the opportunity to […]

Ascend Federal Credit Union Awards $12k to Students

For the fifteenth consecutive year, Ascend Federal Credit Union is raising the educational possibilities for its members with $1,000 scholarships. Winners of the 2017 Ascend Federal Credit Union Scholarship, their hometown and their college, university, technical, or trade school – where available – include the following: McCalla Medvecky – Fairview – Lipscomb University Kaitlyn Berry […]

Valerie Walls named Vice-President, Human Resources & Training & Development at Y-12 Federal Credit Union

Y-12 Federal Credit Union is proud to announce Valerie Walls as the VP HR & Training and Development.  Walls role is to create an organization that attracts, develops, and retains top talent.    Walls will be responsible for delivering the People Strategy for the business focusing on best in class engagement, development, succession, and the leadership capabilities for the business.  As a member of the Executive Team, Walls will partner with the […]