Cryptocurrency and Digital Assets: A Growing Opportunity for Credit Unions

With more than 1 in 10 Americans investing in digital currency over the past year, credit unions are taking strides to meet this rapidly increasing demand.

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Idaho Continues the Positive Growth Trend in Q3 of 2019

Overall, Northwest credit unions continue to see positive growth.

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Northwest Credit Unions Drive Strong Loan Growth in Fourth Quarter

Three credit union executives share their lending strategies and allowances for possible market changes in 2019.

ECONorthwest Findings Show Strong Job Growth and Economic Expansion in the Northwest

The Strategic Link Partner identifies potential economic changes impacting Northwest credit unions in new quarterly reports.

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Unique Credit Union Partnership Helps Launch Underserved Businesses in Washington

Three credit unions partner with state and public agencies to make $750,000 in loans available to diverse businesses participating in a state mentorship program.

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Credit Unions Provide Thousands of Fulfilling Family Wage Jobs in the Northwest

From driving impact to leading change, three Northwest credit union professionals share what they value most in their roles.

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Member Benefits, Personalized Services, and Affinity for the Cooperative Tradition Drive Strong Credit Union Membership

Credit union market share growth outpacing population rates; experts offer insights on the growing preference for credit unions in the Northwest.

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Northwest Credit Unions Drove $603 Million in Direct Member Benefits in 2018

Study reports member benefits are based on pricing differences between credit unions and other financial institutions.

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Updated 2018 Economic Impact Report now Available for Northwest Credit Unions

ECONorthwest’s analysis documents billions of dollars in economic boosts Northwest credit unions are delivering to their members and to their states’ economies.

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Join NWCUA for a Deep-Dive Look at how Northwest Credit Unions Impacted Their Economies in 2018

Webinars on Jan. 10 and Jan. 15 will examine the latest credit union economic data by ECONorthwest.

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of September 18, 2017

Last week was a great week for credit unions and their advocacy efforts! CUNA, the Leagues, and credit unions worked together to ensure passage of an important bipartisan amendment to keep the NCUA out of the appropriations process!

While the amendment battle was an “all hands on deck” situation, it was not the only issue CUNA was working on last week… CUNA urged Equifax to notify ALL consumers who have been breached (we will also be hosting a webinar this week!)… CUNA sent comments to the CFPB on Small Business Lending… CUNA joined ICBA and NAFCU in support of H.J. Res 111 to disapprove of the CFPB’s arbitration rule… CUNA and DCUC met with the DoD on the MLA… the CFPB published the Final HELOC Rule… We’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s… CUNA Advocacy Update!

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Legislators Unite in Support of Access to Banking for Legal Marijuana Businesses

Legislators across the nation renewed a resolution calling for states’ rights to determine their own paths forward on cannabis regulation.

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NCUA Q4 Economic Report: Oregon Success Snapshot

Oregon credit unions topped the charts in many categories that measure financial health, in the latest NCUA quarterly report. We traveled to the C-suite for some insight.

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Northwest Credit Unions Shine in NCUA Q4 Economic Report

Idaho, Oregon, and Washington credit unions saw strong performance in key areas such as loan, asset, and deposit growth.

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Northwest Credit Unions Deliver for Their Member-Owners. Here’s How.

In January, an independent study of Oregon and Washington credit unions’ economic impact was released, showing how their not-for-profit, cooperative structure delivered $7.7 billion in impact to their members.

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New CU Economic Study Shows $7.7 Billion Impact on NW Economy

The independent report details the substantial contribution of not-for-profit cooperative credit unions on both local economies, and their members.

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District Court Dismisses ICBA MBL Suit, Laying Groundwork for NW CU Flexibility

The decision is a substantial victory for the CUNA/League system, and the Main Street businesses represented by America’s credit unions.

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NCUA Releases Examination Focus for 2017

Also, this week’s legal briefs, and answering what do when an account has two POD beneficiaries, but one beneficiary is deceased.