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 retirement, and nearly one in two Americans anticipate they will not have enough money to retire.  Luckily, retirement education and planning are now receiving much stronger government support. The National Association of Government Defined […]

How About Some Post-Election Peace of Mind?

Now that the mid-term election is behind us, consumers await the outcome of promises made by both sides of the political spectrum regarding the economy, healthcare and other big picture issues that impact their quality of life and financial stability. According to a 2018 Bankrate midterm election survey, just 38 percent of Americans report their finances have […]

Ascend Federal Credit Union Makes “Best” List for Third Straight Year

For the third consecutive year, the Credit Union Journal and Best Companies Group have identified Ascend Federal Credit Union as one of the “Best Credit Unions to Work For.” According to Ascend Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Peggy Stubblefield, the credit union is considered a best place to work for several reasons. […]

Clinchfield Federal Credit Union Opens Student Branch at Local High School

Clinchfield Federal Credit Union is excited to announce a Partnership for Education with Unicoi County High School for the support and the enrichment of the financial education process. Partnerships for education promote educational opportunities, develop a better-trained workforce and strengthen the economic system. Clinchfield Federal Credit Union CEO Sandy Lingerfelt was on hand to cut […]

Chattanooga School of Language Receives $20,000 Idea Leap Grant from TVFCU

Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union proudly announces Chattanooga School of Language as the recipient of the first place prize for the Idea Leap Grant award.  Nearly 200 people gathered at the Edney Building, Tuesday, October 23, to hear the ten finalists pitch their businesses. Only five finalists were selected as recipients of part of the […]