CUNA: CU Membership Passes 108 Million Nationwide

September was another strong month for credit unions according to CUNA senior economist Perc Pineda.

NW CUs Celebrate ICU Day With Financial Education, Community Service & Recognition

Financial reality fairs were held across the Northwest to celebrate International Credit Union Day, while Spokane credit unions broke out tools for a playground build. Some Oregon fairs also featured a Proclamation from Gov. Kate Brown recognizing credit unions’ contributions to the state.

CUNA Advocacy Update October 17, 2016

Oral arguments in the TCPA lawsuit are slated for Wednesday… NCUA posts budget in advance of board briefing… CFPB consent order raises questions regarding application of UDAAP… Appeals court clips CFPB’s wings a bit…

Surprises, Suspense, and Connectivity Dominate 2016 MAXX Awards

The top leaders, advocates, chapters, and CUNA Award winning credit unions were honored to close out the 2016 MAXX Convention.

By the Numbers: Credit Unions Surpass Fundraising Target at Hollywood Glamour Auction

A capacity crowd raised a record amount for Credit Unions for Kids and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at the Hollywood Glamour Auction, an event that fittingly punctuated 30 years of Credit Unions for Kids, the charity that started right here in the Northwest.

CUNA Advocacy Update October 11, 2016

CFPB ruled unconstitutional by Federal Court… 360 Degree Advocacy on full display… SBA Office of Advocacy and NCUA file comment letters on CFPB payday proposal… NCUA takes more steps toward extended exam cycle for healthy credit unions… interchange study defeated in Arkansas… We’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s CUNA Advocacy Update….

Young CU Pros Urged to “Crash” Feb GAC in Washington

CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference is February 26 through March 2 in Washington, DC. And young credit union professionals have a chance to crash the party.

Credit Unions for Kids Celebrates 30 Years With $5 Million Commitment to the OHSU Gary & Christine Rood Family Pavilion

For three decades, Northwest credit unions’ “charity of choice” has supported OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, embodying the cooperative principle of “people helping people.”

SW WA Chapter Hosts Annual Fall Legislative Dinner

While national politics dominated TV screens, the Chapter’s legislative dinner focused on credit union advocacy.

National Credit Union Foundation Board Nominations Open

Applications must be received by October 14.

Multiple Credit Unions for Kids Events Taking Shape for September

Point West is organizing its third annual bowling event in Portland, while the Kitsap and Pierce County chapters are coming together for a golf tournament.

Spokane Chapter ‘Hits Nail on the Head’ for ICU Day Playground Build

Spokane-area credit union staff, volunteers and resources are needed to join in the effort to build a new playground for the Northeast Youth Center on October 20.

King County Legislative Event to Feature Congressional Contender Pramila Jayapal

The Washington State legislator is a contender for the 7th District seat after finishing first in the primary, following an endorsement from former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Chapters Help Staff Grow, Evolve, and Thrive Through Collaboration

NWCUA chapters have been working hard together this summer with events across Oregon and Washington to support the Credit Union Movement.