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Northwest Credit Unions Drive Stunning Financial Performance in Q2

NCUA analysis finds NW credit unions in the top tier of all positive key growth categories.


NCUA Grant Applications are due Sept. 1

Credit unions can use funds to build digital services, provide staff with professional development, and reach the underserved.

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NWCUA Submits Comments on NCUA Expansion of Payday Lending Alternatives

The Association urges NCUA to take the expansion even further to give credit unions more payday loan options.

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NCUA Delays Implementation of Risk-based Capital Rule to 2020

Decision gives credit unions an additional year to raise capital and achieve compliance.


NCUA May Delay Implementing Risk-Based Capital Rule

Chairman McWatters acknowledged Washington Congressman Denny Heck’s legislation to delay the process and study the impact on credit unions.

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NCUA Begins Distributing Share Insurance Dividends to Credit Unions

NWCUA anticipates future distributions.

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NCUA Accepting Grant Applications Through Aug. 18

NWCUA to host July 18 webinar that will help credit unions learn how to navigate the grant application process.

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NCUA Data Shows Idaho, Oregon, and Washington in Top Three in Nation for Overall Loan Growth

Membership growth also continues to trend upward in all three states.

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Rodney Hood Nominated to take Rick Metsger’s Seat on NCUA Board

Metsger has served on the board since 2013 and as chairman in 2016/2017.

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Next Steps for Federal Credit Unions Following Court Decision on NCUA FOM Rule

Your Association’s Compliance team has analyzed the decision and shares guidance for federally-chartered credit unions.

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NCUA Board to Discuss Stabilization Fund Rebates

This Thursday, Feb. 15, credit unions will learn what to expect from the distribution.

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NCUA Data Shows Continued Growth for Northwest Credit Unions

Northwest credit unions continue to lead the nation in a number of key performance metrics, including growth in loans, assets, deposits, and membership.

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NCUA Seeks to Modernize Examination Process

The NCUA requests comments from stakeholders to identify the challenges that could arise if it adopts a new, standardized data format.

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NCUA to Close Temporary Stabilization Fund and Issue Refunds to Credit Unions

The NWCUA and member credit unions advocated for this win for the Credit Union Movement.

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!

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of August 14, 2017

Last week, credit unions were well represented at the NCSL Conference in Boston… CUNA sent multiple comment letters to the NCUA and sent comments to the CFPB on the prepaid rule… Rep. Paul Cook circulated a Dear Colleague letter to exempt credit unions from the DoD’s MLA rule… the Department of Labor indicates it is seeking a delay in the fiduciary rule… We’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s… CUNA Advocacy Update!

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Regulators Release Updated Rulemaking Agendas

See the latest NCUA and CFPB rulemaking’s implications for credit unions.

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of July 31, 2017

Last week, CUNA sent comment letters to the CFPB on HMDA HELOC reporting and ATR/QM Rules… CUNA applauded Congress for Efforts on CFPB Arbitration Rule… The Group of Six released a statement on tax reform which did not include credit unions… We’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s… CUNA Advocacy Update!