The Globalized Threat of Ransomware and What Your Organization Can Do to Combat It

How to Prevent RansomwareWith state-run banks and military agencies being targeted, the recent Russian-led attacks in Ukraine have brought the issue of cybersecurity to the forefront, exposing vulnerabilities at the highest levels. As a result, multiple government cybersecurity agencies have released notices to the financial sector to strengthen cyber defenses in anticipation of broader cyberattacks […]

Ascend Federal Credit Union Donates $34,500 to the Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee

Ascend Federal Credit Union supports Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee.

Grant will help fund diversity, equity, inclusion and leadership initiatives Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest credit union in Middle Tennessee, has recently made a donation of $34,500 to Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee. The contribution will support Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee’s ongoing diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, as well as other leadership programs. […]

Nashville Post Office Credit Union Appoints New CEO

Jane Oberhellmann, left, retires as the CEO of Nashville Post Office Credit Union. Cristy Skinner succeeds her as the fourth woman to lead the 97-year-old credit union.

Nashville Post Office Credit Union is pleased to announce Cristy Skinner as the new CEO. Skinner succeeds Jane Oberhellmann who worked at Nashville Post Office Credit Union for the past 16 years. Skinner has worked in the financial industry for the past 23 years and previously served as the vice president of operations at Life […]

CN/IC Employees Credit Union Hosts 90th Anniversary Celebration

CN/IC Employees Credit Union

CN/IC Employees Credit Union employees celebrated their 90th Anniversary in October by hosting an Old-Fashioned Picnic for members. “With over 100 people in attendance, everyone enjoyed the comradery, the great food and the beautiful weather,” said Sandra Griffis, manager at CN/IC Employees Credit Union. “Our event was held at The Ark Trails in Hernando, Miss., […]

Credit Unions Across Tennessee Celebrate the Movement

Nashville Post Office Credit Union

While credit unions around the globe work tirelessly for member service every day, International Credit Union Day is special because it is a time when we know our colleagues near and far are celebrating members the exact same day! That’s more than 86,000 credit unions in 118 countries. On International Credit Union Day, 163 farmers […]

TVFCU Announces Idea Leap Grant Winners

TVFCU's Idea Leap Grant Winners

 TVFCU hosted their Fifth Annual Idea Leap Grant pitch night in which five local businesses competed for a total of $100,000 in grant funding. During the competition, hosted at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center, the five finalists, coming from an original pool of nearly 150 entrepreneurs, had five minutes to explain their business, their growth […]

Leaders Credit Union Named One of the Best Credit Unions to Work For

Leaders Credit Union Names Best CU to Work For

Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., has been named one of the 2022’s Best Credit Unions to Work For, for the fourth consecutive year. Credit Union Journal has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. The 2022 best list comprises […]

Scenic Community Credit Union Opens New Free-Standing East Brainerd Branch

Scenic Community Credit Union's East Brainerd Branch

On October 20, 2022, Scenic Community Credit Union will join over 56,000 credit unions around the world to celebrate International Credit Union (ICU) Day®. The theme of ICU Day 2022 is “Empower Your Financial Future with a Credit Union. ICU Day highlights the many ways that credit unions across the world help members improve their […]

One in Three Americans Belongs to a Credit Union

International Credit Union Day

In celebration of International Credit Union Day next week, we wanted to take a moment to highlight the amazing number of credit union members. More than 2.4 Million Members in TennesseeMore than 2.4 million Tennesseans are credit union members at 139 credit unions. More than 130 Million Members In AmericaCUNA estimates there are more than […]

Tennessee Credit Union Professionals Attend TRGroup’s First-Ever Women’s Leadership Conference

Women's Leadership Conference

The Louisiana Credit Union League hosted the TRGroup’s first-ever Women’s Leadership Conference last week in New Orleans. The 3-day conference offered a unique development experience designed to drive results and accelerate the advancement of women in the industry. Nearly 100 women from eight states attended the conference, including ten credit union professionals from Tennessee. Here’s […]