Veritas Federal Credit Union Hosts 50th Anniversary Celebration 

Veritas Federal Credit Union has faithfully served its members for 50 years. That’s five decades, 600 months, 2600+ weeks, 18,250+ days and more than 100,000 hours. Back when the average income per year was $12,900 and a 2-pack of Bounty paper towels was .39, Veritas Federal Credit Union began as a credit union for the […]

Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union Names New Vice President of Lending

Olivia Rumley has been promoted to vice president of lending at Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union (ACFCU). Rumley joined ACFCU in 2022 as the manager of mortgage lending. She has more than 30 years of lending experience in East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. “We are excited for Olivia to take on this new role at […]

Credit Unions Advocate for Members During Congressional Recess

August signals back-to-school time for many children and families. For representatives in Congress, the month is about going back to their districts to hear from their constituents. These personal meetings are some of the most effective means of political communication. The in-district connections play a vital role in building relationships with lawmakers who make decisions […]

UT Federal Credit Union Breaks Ground on Branch in Blount County

UT Federal Credit Union (UTFCU) reached a major milestone on Tuesday, July 25, as it broke ground on its Springbrook Farm Branch in Alcoa, Tenn. This new branch will be the eighth branch location for UTFCU, and the first branch in Blount County. The branch is expected to open mid-2024. “We exist as a credit […]

Volunteer Leaders Gather for Southeast Regional Directors’ Conference in Memphis

More than 300 volunteer leaders from across the south gathered for the Southeastern Regional Credit Union Schools (SRCUS) Southeast Regional Directors’ Conference in Memphis. The Tennessee Credit Union League hosted the event at the historic Peabody Hotel in Memphis. “This event is a true showcase of the credit union principle of cooperation among cooperatives,” said […]

Cornerstone Financial Credit Union Completes the 13th Annual Scholarship Program in 2023

Cornerstone Financial Credit Union Scholarship Program completed another successful year. The credit union awarded $25,000 in scholarships to high school seniors in Middle Tennessee, including eight scholarships in the amount of $2,500 and one $5,000 winner, Kori Grimes. “After graduating from La Vergne High School, I plan on attending the Prairie View A&M University in […]

Big Box Bill to Negatively Impact Consumers

Today, consumers across the country rely on credit cards to make purchases. The proposed Credit Card Competition Act (S. 1838/H.R. 3881) threatens card security and credit unions’ ability to provide member services—including the ability to offer credit cards.  Watch this video to learn more about how the Big Box Bill will negatively impact consumers.

Leaders Credit Union Employee Named Business Development Professional of the Year

Shea Brown, director of community impact at Leaders Credit Union, was recently named 2023 Business Development Professional of the Year by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). The purpose of the Business Development Professional of the Year Award is to honor an individual who shows excellence in credit union business development, who continually perpetuates the […]

TVFCU Named Among Best Credit Unions in Tennessee by Forbes

Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union (TVFCU) has been recognized by Forbes as one of the top credit unions in Tennessee. This award is presented annually by Forbes and Statista Inc. and can be viewed on the Forbes website. To gauge which institutions have the most satisfied members, Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to […]