Sprint, a Strategic Link business partner, is now offering referral rewards on top of the existing savings and discounts already available to new customers.
The events surrounding last fall’s Bank Transfer Day brought increased awareness and scores of new members. Credit unions can retain and engage those members by working with the NWCUA and Strategic Link to enhance the value of membership.
Calvin Goings, a longtime advocate for business in the Northwest, has been appointed the assistant associate administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
With 2012 having been dubbed “International Year of the Cooperative” by the United Nations, the NWCUA has taken a lead role in promoting the cooperative ideal throughout the region.
This Oregon Legislative Update outlines the upcoming annual session in the Oregon Legislature and provides details on the appointment of Elizabeth Steiner Hayward to the Oregon State Senate.
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The NWCUA’s Christine Duncan writes about how WAYMISH, a customer service principle developed for the retail industry, can guide credit unions as they continue to strive for high-quality member service.
Autoland President Jeff Martin discusses how this yearâ€™s tragic earthquake in Japan impacted auto inventory, how quickly inventory is returning to normal, and how this affects credit unions.
November 2011 was a historic month, one that shook up the financial services industry, beginning with Bank of America canceling its debit-card fee on Nov. 1 and extending to yesterdayâ€™s news of unprecedented action in Europe.
A survey released this week by CUNA and the Consumer Federation of America predicts an increase in holiday spending over the previous year but indicates that consumers are still spending cautiously.
The “super committee” charged with cutting $1.2 trillion from the U.S. budget over the next 10 years announced Monday that it would not be able to reach an agreement by its Nov. 23 deadline.
The 12th District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (CDIAC) met on Wednesday, Oct. 26, in San Francisco to discuss the state of the regional economy and the issues it faces. Advantisâ€™ Ron Barrick is the councilâ€™s vice chairman.
Autoland, Inc. is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2011. The credit union-owned cooperative continues to offer outstanding auto-buying service specifically tailored to credit unions.
Bank of America’s decision to hike debit card fees, a fast-growing Facebook page promoting Bank Transfer Day, and the continued Occupy movement seem to be spurring membership growth among Northwest credit unions.
Representatives of food, financial and utility cooperatives are using a memorable video to launch the International Year of Cooperatives.
Northwest credit union leaders invited to give economic feedback to the Obama Administration had three strong messages: raise the cap on Member Business Loans, ease over-regulation and stop political bickering that prevents real service to taxpayers.
The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, also known as the super committee, is holding its first meeting as it looks to cut the federal deficit by $1.5 trillion.
Sen. Murray, Previous Supporter of Credit Unions’ Tax Exemption, to Co-Chair Powerful Committee Charged with Cutting Over $1.5 Trillion in Government Spending
The Northwest Credit Union Association is hopeful that Sen. Patty Murray’s appointment as co-chair of a new deficit reduction committee will be favorable to credit unions.