CFPB’s Annual Regulation Z Threshold Adjustments

The final rule revises the dollar amounts for the CARD Act, HOEPA, and Ability to Repay Qualified Mortgage provisions.


International Credit Union Day Celebrated Across the Northwest, World

From social media to volunteerism, Northwest credit unions pull out the stops for ICU Day.

2021 Young CU Leader of the Year Winner Hazelmae Overturf

Hazelmae Overturf: The Young Credit Union Leader of the Year

A passion for service to members and community, care for colleagues, and a commitment to advocacy define this young professional.

Holding Advocacy Sign

Members of Northwest Credit Unions Give Congress an Earful About IRS Proposal

Advocacy works with member support, media outreach, and meetings with lawmakers.


Northwest Credit Unions Stepped Up to Help Students with College Expenses

NWCUF’s MESA program provided more than $125,000 in higher education support to 69 college students over the five-year life of the program.

Columbia CU

Columbia Credit Union McKibbin Legacy Classic Raises $46,800

Three local non-profits receive a $15,600 donation from the 5th annual golf tournament hosted in honor of John McKibbin.

NCUA Risk Alert on Business Email Compromise through Exploitation of Cloud-Based Email Services

In addition, the RISK Alert provides tips for preventing wire transfer fraud and information on reporting and recovering funds from BEC fraud.

Lender Close

LenderClose “Closes” the Deal with Credit Unions at MAXX 2021

The MAXX Strategic Link trade show sets the stage for credit unions and vendors to meet one-on-one.


Bringing Next-Generation Relationship Management to Northwest Credit Unions

CRMNext’s intuitive, all-in-one CRM solution saves credit union employees precious time when serving members.

BECU Cares Day

BECU Employees Assemble 26,000 Care Kits for Local Nonprofits

Nearly 2,500 staff members assembled the kits from home as part of BECU Cares Day, Oct. 11.

MAXX Summit Advocate Award Winner Jim Morrell

Jim Morrell: The Ultimate Credit Union Advocate!

Read Anthem’s “Why they Won” series to learn more about the 2021 Summit Award winners including Jim Morrell, the Summit Advocate.

MAXX Speakers Deliver on Cybersecurity, Diverse Markets, Digital Collaboration, and Economy

Spoiler Alert: The inspired closing address had attendees on their feet.

Alaska FCU & Global CU Merger

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union and Global Credit Union Announce Intent to Merge

The merger would combine Alaska USA’s 700,000 members with Global’s 45,000 members, and result in combined assets of over $11 billion.

Gene Pelham with Rogue CU

Rogue Credit Union CEO Gene Pelham Named to Lead NWCUF Board

The Foundation Board also welcomed two new directors to its ranks during MAXX 2021.


STCU Awards More Than $20,000 in Classroom Supply Grants

The credit union is helping local teachers purchase classroom equipment, books, and other essential supplies.