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Tennessee Credit Unions Support Inheritance of Hope’s Inspire Hope in Nashville

On July 28-31, Inheritance of Hope (IoH) and the Tennessee Credit Union League (TCUL) will welcome young families facing the loss of a parent to Nashville, Tenn., for a Legacy Retreat® – a destination experience where families create lifelong memories and receive tools to navigate the challenges of terminal illness. The Tennessee Credit Union League […]

Ascend Federal Credit Union Wins CUNA Diamond Award for Innovative Marketing Campaign

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Ascend Federal Credit Union, the largest federal credit union in Middle Tennessee, announced that it has won a coveted Diamond Award from the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Marketing & Business Development Council. Ascend Accepts Award for Unique Marketing Campaign Ascend won the top award in the “Cutting Edge” category for its innovative “Annual Spotify […]

Fortera Credit Union and Life Credit Union Announce Merger Completion

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Fortera Credit Union has completed its merger with Life Credit Union, effective April 1, 2022. As a subsidiary of Fortera, Life Credit Union will operate as Life Credit Union, Powered by Fortera. The combined entity will have $766 million in assets and serve more than 73,000 members worldwide. Operational integration among the credit unions is […]

Horizon Credit Union President/CEO Beverly Boling Announces Retirement


Credit union staff well-equipped to continue excellent service to members Horizon Credit Union’s President/CEO Beverly Boling has announced her plans to retire this year after 42 years of service to members of the credit union. Her retirement will be effective September 30, 2021. “This credit union has been so important to me over the years,” […]

Forbes Names Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union Best-In-State Credit Union in Tennessee

Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union, based in Chattanooga, Tenn., has been recognized on the Forbes list of America’s Best-In-State Credit Unions 2021. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was recently announced and can currently be viewed on the Forbes website. To […]

CEO of Leaders Credit Union Celebrates 30 Years

CEO, TODD SWIMS, CELEBRATES 30 YEARS AT LEADERS CREDIT UNION Leaders Credit Union, a member-owned financial cooperative based in Jackson, Tenn., is pleased to congratulate President and CEO Todd Swims on thirty years of service at Leaders Credit Union. Swims began work at Leaders in September of 1990 at 26 years of age in the […]

Leaders Education Foundation Hosts 1st Annual Mgt and Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

Leaders Education Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit based in Jackson, Tenn., hosted its first annual meeting virtually on July 21, 2020. Formed in 2019 by Leaders Credit Union, the Foundation has partnered with organizations and citizens to Give Forward to the community. In its first acts to Give Forward, the Foundation announced the recipients of the […]

Ascend Awards $12K to Students

For the sixteenth consecutive year, Ascend Federal Credit Union is raising the educational possibilities for its members with $1,000 scholarships. Winners of the 2018 Ascend Federal Credit Union Scholarship, their hometown and their college, university, technical, or trade school include the following: Claudia Craig – Columbia – The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mika Long […]