Believe in CULAC This Holiday Season

As 2017 comes to a close, Northwest credit unions are keeping the spirit of advocacy alive. Learn how your support for CULAC between now and Dec. 31 can get you a “golden ticket” to CUNA’s GAC.

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CFPB Invites Lenders Offering Free Credit Scores to Add Their Names to a Public List

To educate consumers about credit scores, the CFPB is updating a list of companies that provide free credit score access.

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Alert: ADA Website Accessibility Claims Spread to Northwest

As ADA website compliance demand letters appear in the Northwest, here are some proactive steps credit unions can take.

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Pacific Crest FCU Opens Branch in Christmas Valley

The new branch is a prime example of the credit union difference, providing a much-needed financial lifeline to residents in the rural area.

Columbia Credit Union receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Philanthropy

Awards and Accolades for Northwest Credit Unions

Columbia Credit Union receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Philanthropy; First Tech named best financial institution in Oregon and California by MONEY magazine.

Members of the Mt. Hood Chapter get #CUobsessed at the 2017 Bob Burns Memorial Turkey Shoot.

Northwest Credit Unions Kick Off the Giving Season

Mt. Hood Chapter’s annual “turkey shoot” raises $2,000 for Clackamas Service Center; NW Priority Credit Union raises nearly $11,000 for Muscular Dystrophy Association.

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Bankruptcy Rule and Forms Changes

Several amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedures will go into effect on Dec. 1, 2017.

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CU Solutions Group Offers ADA Compliance Preparation Service

NWCUA’s Strategic Link partner is committed to helping credit unions update their websites to meet the new ADA requirements.

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Economic Growth Package Includes Regulatory Relief for Credit Unions

Thanks to the advocacy efforts of Northwest credit unions, the legislation represents a significant win for the Credit Union Movement on the federal level.

The 2017 GAC Crashers with Jim Nussle. Photo by Linda Crane of Global Credit Union.

Wanted: 2018 GAC Crashers

Young credit union professionals looking to dive into CU advocacy are invited to “crash” the 2018 CUNA Governmental Affairs Conference. Hurry — the application deadline is Nov. 28.

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Member News: Here’s What’s Happening in Northwest Credit Unions

BECU offers lower interest rates to members to encourage healthy financial habits; iQ Credit Union raises $63,000 to support Credit Unions for Kids; First Tech expands partnership with CO-OP Financial Services.

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Regulators Designate Key HMDA Fields

Bulletin defines 37 “key fields” examiners will typically use to test and validate the accuracy and reliability of home mortgage loan data collected beginning in 2018.