Tag: credit unions

Mitch PerryMarch 27, 2017
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The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee approved SB 1620 Monday, a bill filed by West Palm Beach Democrat Bobby Powell that would exempt credit unions from regulation under the Florida Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act. However, there were also discussions about rolling back federal consumer protections by President Donald Trump, leading Fort Lauderdale Democrat Gary Farmer to attempt a late-filed amendment. […]

Peter SchorschMarch 14, 2017
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4min251
Free market, corporate welfare, winners and losers. These phrases are uttered every day in the halls of the Florida Capitol while lawmakers are in Session; but, the reality is, government is, across many sectors of society, still in the business of picking winners and losers. One such instance where government picks winners and losers is […]

Guest AuthorApril 20, 2015

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The Florida Credit Union Association (FCUA), an affiliate of the League of Southeastern Credit Unions & Affiliates (LSCU), works year-round to empower Florida students with the financial education and understanding they will need as they transition into fiscal independence and become successful contributing members of society. This month, the FCUA is especially proud to be […]

Peter SchorschMarch 17, 2015
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7min134
Last week, the Florida Bankers Association released a sheet of talking points aimed at coalescing opposition around Sen. Rene Garcia‘s legislative initiative – SB 1154 –  that would allow credit unions to accept deposits from public sources. The bankers’ document paints the member-owned cooperatives as avaricious money-changers feeding at the public trough, though the FBA’s own members – […]

Peter SchorschMarch 17, 2015
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7min126
Last week, the Florida Bankers Association released a sheet of talking points aimed at coalescing opposition around Sen. Rene Garcia‘s legislative initiative – SB 1154 –  that would allow credit unions to accept deposits from public sources. The bankers’ document paints the member-owned cooperatives as avaricious money-changers feeding at the public trough, though the FBA’s own members – […]


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