Money$mart Week Set for Oregon, Washington

The Jump$tart Coalitions of Oregon and Washington have set their state Money$mart weeks for April 2-9 and April 23-30, respectively.

Repo Remarketing to Host Free Lunch and Learn

Northwest Credit Union Association preferred partner Repo Remarketing is hosting a free lunch-and-learn meeting on April 14. Find out why 21 Northwest credit unions have chosen this complete solution to manage their repossession and remarketing needs.

National News: CUNA Backs SEC’s Swap Clearing Exemption

The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) proposal to exempt credit unions with under $10 billion in assets from mandatory securities-based swaps clearing requirements has the backing of the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), but CUNA would like it to go even further.

National Industry News: Ex-NCUA Chairman Johnson takes on Iowa CU oversight

The Iowa Division of Credit Unions will soon be led by former National Credit Union Administration Chairman Joann Johnson. Johnson served the NCUA for a total of six years starting in 2002, and led the agency for her final four years.

Federal Legislative Week in Review

Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) has introduced the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act, which would raise the credit union member business lending cap to 27.5% of assets. This could provide up to $13 billion to small businesses in the first year alone and create over 140,000 new jobs at no cost to taxpayers.

NWCUA Chairman Congratulates Barrick on Being Named to San Francisco Fed’s Community Depository Advisory Group

NWCUA Chairman Bill Anderson yesterday congratulated Ron Barrick, president and CEO of Advantis Credit Union in Milwaukie, Ore., on his appointment to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s newly-formed 12th District Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council.

Large Data Breach May Affect Northwest Credit Unions

In an open letter posted on its website, RSA, the security division of EMC, said it experienced an “extremely sophisticated” attack in which information related to the company’s SecurID two-factor authentication products were stolen.

Free Webinar Help CUs Take Advantage of Invest in America Program

A free webinar set for Tuesday, Feb. 15, and presented by Invest in America, will teach you how to take advantage of the program that increases the value of membership and stimulates the economy. The hour-and-a-half webinar begins at 1:30 p.m.

Continued Attacks on Revenue Sources Pose Challenges for Credit Unions in 2011

As the Federal Reserve moves closer to implementation of the new interchange law, financial institutions across the country are concerned about how they will be affected by the possible loss of interchange fee income.

Fed to Host Free Webcast on Risk-based Pricing Notices

The Federal Reserve System will conduct a webcast on risk-based pricing notices on February 16. This webinar is part of an ongoing series focused specifically on consumer compliance issues.

Autoland to Host Lunch & Learn

Autoland, in association with the Northwest Credit Union Association, will host a Lunch & Learn for affilliated credit unions on Tuesday, Apri 12.

Free NWCUA Video Fulfills Vulnerable Adult Training Requirement

Credit unions operating in Washington state are required to train their member facing employees to recognize vulnerable adult abuse. Throught the NWCUA, receiving this training is just one click away.

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.

Registration Open for Nov. 3 Online Discovery Conference

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