Northwest credit unions are increasingly becoming a force to be reckoned with on the regulatory scene, as evidenced by recent input to the CFPB. Regulatory advocacy by and on behalf of credit unions is growing the region’s influence nationally.
As demanding regulatory changes are introduced, it is important to have a compliance strategy. Strategic Link strategic partner CUNA Mutual Group is offering a webinar called “Staying in Compliance,” focusing on risk-management tips and best-practices to address the hottest compliance trends and issues affecting your world today.
Northwest Community Credit Union and UFCW Northwest Federal Credit Union last week announced plans to join forces, continuing the recent trend of credit union mergers in Oregon and Washington.
Bankrate’s 2010 Credit Union Study, the first of its kind for this financial services research company, indicates that despite speculation that free checking may disappear from many national banks, the consumer-friendly practice is very much alive and well at credit unions.