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The Common Cents Podcast keeps Alabama, Florida, and Georgia credit unions up-to-date on LSCU's advocacy efforts and what's happening in the industry.

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The Common Cents Podcast keeps Alabama, Florida, and Georgia credit unions up-to-date on LSCU's advocacy efforts and what's happening in the industry.

    How the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation Helps Hurricane Ian Victims

    How the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation Helps Hurricane Ian Victims

    In the December 2022 edition, LSCU Podcast Host Mike Miller sits down with Bobbi Grady, the Director of the Southeastern Credit Union Foundation (SECUF), and Carrie Litherland, the Foundation Coordinator. The team discusses how the League and the Foundation worked together to make sure credit unions were prepared for Hurricane Ian and in the aftermath of the storm, what SECUF did to help credit unions, their employees, and volunteers, and why donations are always needed, especially for disaster preparedness and recovery efforts.
    There are several ways to support the Foundation. You can donate online or mail in your pledge and check. Visit https://lscu.coop/foundation/support.php for more information.

    • 26 min
    Important Credit Union Lobbying in Washington DC and 2022 Elections

    Important Credit Union Lobbying in Washington DC and 2022 Elections

    In the September edition, LSCU Podcast Host Mike Miller sits down with John McKechnie, Senior Partner at Total Spectrum, and Grace Newcombe, Senior Director of Federal Advocacy and Communications at LSCU. This episode is focused on credit union policies at the federal level, as Mike, John, and Grace talk about issues that credit unions are facing in Washington D.C. right now, how the primary elections are going for credit union supported/endorsed candidates, what the 2022 General Election could look like, and even who could be running for president in 2024. 

    • 32 min
    Why Credit Unions Need to Have Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plans

    Why Credit Unions Need to Have Disaster Preparedness and Recovery Plans

    LSCU Host Mike Miller sits down with Bill Berg, the Vice President of Compliance Training and Information for the League. The two talk about disaster preparedness and recovery, the 2022 Hurricane Season, and what credit unions need to be doing right now, as major storms are expected to develop in the Atlantic Ocean throughout the rest of Summer and into Fall.
    Bill has worked for LSCU & Affiliates for more than 30 years and has been through many storms and disasters that have affected credit unions. Throughout his career, Bill helped develop tools and resources to ensure credit unions are prepared and help them recover if a disaster strikes. Bill discusses his “top tips” for credit unions and what he’s learned about disaster recovery from personal, hands-on experience.

    • 32 min
    Primary Election Season and Advocacy Efforts

    Primary Election Season and Advocacy Efforts

    In the June edition of Common Cents, LSCU Host Mike Miller sits down with the LSCU Advocacy Team to talk about the results of the primary elections in Alabama and Georgia, how the team prepared for the elections and met with candidates beforehand, what to expect during the Florida primaries, and also, the two very cool events the Advocacy Team has planned for the Southeastern Credit Union Conference & Expo (SCUCE), the advocacy luncheon and the silent auction.

    • 21 min
    Alabama Legislative Session 2022

    Alabama Legislative Session 2022

    In our latest episode, LSCU Host Mike Miller sits down with Alabama State Representative Andy Whitt (R-Harvest). The two discuss the 2022 Alabama Legislative Session, how it went, bills that will affect credit unions, and how credit unions can get more involved in the political process.

    • 32 min
    New LSCU President Samantha Beeler

    New LSCU President Samantha Beeler

    LSCU Host Mike Miller sits down with the new President of LSCU, Samantha Beeler.
    Samantha comes from the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) where she served as Vice President of Advocacy. During her time there, Samantha was responsible for advocacy, compliance, legal, and member engagement.
    Before working for the NWCUA, Samantha led communications for a Government Contracts Practice group in the nation's capital. She grew up in Alabama and has lived in Georgia.  Samantha will be based out of the LSCU & Affiliates Birmingham office.

    • 19 min

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