Proposal Addresses Interest Rate Risk Management

In March the NCUA Board issued a proposed amendment to Part 741 that would require certain federally insured credit unions to have a written policy to address interest rate risk management, as well as an effective IRR program for successful asset liability management.

Treasury Releases Interim Final Rule Changing Garnishment Procedures

Late last week the Treasury released its interim final rule that will make radical changes to your credit union’s garnishment proceedings. This rule applies unless the garnishor is the Federal government or a State child protection agency.

Oregon Credit Unions Schedule CU Day at the Capitol

Mark your calendar! It is time for Oregon credit unions to register for the 2011 Credit Union Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, March 29.

Congress Takes Step Back on Interchange Bill

Faced with significant pushback from credit unions and consumer advocates, Congress appears ready to re-evaluate regulations on interchange policies that would cost our members and all consumers higher fees on debit card transactions.

Rockwell Leads Outreach Efforts

In 1988 Kasey Rockwell began her credit union journey as a teller at First Tech Federal Credit Union in Beaverton, Ore., an experience that gave her a solid understanding of the important role credit unions play in the lives of everyday people.

Industry Continues to Press for Change on New Regulations

With credit unions and banks aligned in their efforts to convince regulators and lawmakers to delay implementation of restrictions
on debit card interchange fees, the Federal Reserve Board has stated that any attempt to amend or delay the controversial rule is out of its hands and must start with Congress.

Attend the Convention Night of Comedy for a Chance to Win an Apple iPad!!

Celebrate the end of the Washington Credit Union League Convention with a night of comedy and have a chance to win one of two iPads.

Washington League Introduces new ‘Credit Union Song’ at 77th Annual Meeting

See Brandon Johnston sing his song at the Annual Business Meeting and download the song for free!

Examining Mortgage Loan Officer Compensation

Two recent regulatory actions highlight the significance of reviewing how you compensate your Mortgage Loan Officers.

Spectrum Awards Judging Wraps Up

The three-day judging event for the Spectrum Marketing and Communications Awards has wrapped up and judges are lauding the quality of the 2010 entrants.

2010 Capitol Advocacy Award Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for the 2010 Capitol Advocacy Award to recognize credit unions that have been leaders and participants in legislative and regulatory grassroots advocacy over the past year.

Heard and Overheard November 1, 2010

Voices of the credit union movement, in Washington and beyond.

Heard and Overheard May 17, 2010

Voices of the credit union movement, in Washington and beyond.

Member Directions June 1, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.