Northwest Credit Unions Recognized with Regional CUNA Awards

Four credit unions won Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring, and Alphonse Desjardins awards for their commitment to the “People Helping People” philosophy.

Credit Unions Help Local Nonprofit Clear 2,200 Pounds of Litter in Portland

In a collaboration between eight credit unions and SOLVE Oregon, hundreds of volunteers marked a major cleanup milestone

11 Northwest Low-Income Credit Unions Garner $265,500 in NCUA Funding

The Community Revolving Loan Fund grants will help outreach to the underserved and drive cybersecurity projects.

A Credit Union’s Innovative Approach to Financial Education

Pacific NW FCU hired a teacher to develop a comprehensive curriculum — and teachers are singing its praises.

STCU and CDFCU Merger to Complete Oct. 1

The combined organization will serve nearly 230,000 members across Washington.

BECU Turns Members’ Home Ownership Dreams into a Reality

Since 2018, the credit union has returned over $9.9 million to members through its Home Rewards and First-Time Homebuyer programs.

WCMS Sigma Class

NW Credit Union Professionals Graduate from Western CUNA Management School

The three-year program fosters strong leadership and growth within the Movement; ICCU’s Kent Oram recognized with Likens Alumni Award.

Forbes 2021

Northwest CUs Score Coveted Spots on Forbes’ 2021 Best Credit Unions List

The rankings are based on overall satisfaction, trust, branch services, digital services, and more.

Verity Joins Equity Housing Project to Help Bridge a North-South Divide

The credit union is financing limited equity housing in Seattle’s south side in the hopes the model could serve as the future of affordable housing.

NCUA Q1 2021 Report Highlights Northwest Credit Unions’ Strength in Several Categories

Credit unions in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington led the nation in key metrics, including membership, loan, and asset growth.

STCU Proves Teamwork Makes the Financial Dream Work

The credit union shares how its financial relief team is helping members recover from the economic impact of COVID-19.

Partnership Between Two Idaho Credit Unions Gives New Meaning to ‘People Helping People’

Simplot Employees Credit Union will move into a new building this summer, thanks to a relationship with Pioneer Federal CU.

Northwest Credit Unions Receive $38 Million in CDFI Rapid Response Grants

The Rapid Response Program awards provide an “unprecedented level of flexible capital” for credit unions.

SELCO Harnesses the Power of Instagram Reels

The credit union is leveraging the popular feature to deliver free financial education and drive engagement on its Instagram page.

Member Vote Confirms Merger of Lighthouse and Rivermark Community Credit Unions

The combined organization will serve more than 86,000 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

STCU Fully Reopens All Branch Locations

For the first time in over a year, STCU members can visit any of the credit union’s 28 branches in person.

ICCU Launches ‘Achieve for College’ Financial Education Program

The credit union partnered with leading financial wellness tech provider, EVERFI, to create a free, mobile-friendly program geared toward local university students.

Northwest Credit Unions’ Exceptional Marketing Honored with 2021 Diamond Awards

Thirteen credit unions enjoyed some well-deserved time in the spotlight last month during CUNA’s Diamond Awards Week.