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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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Six Key Differences Drive Multicultural Consumer Behavior

Credit unions should consider focusing on a variety of needs when serving members.

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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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Northwest Credit Unions Shine on National Stage

CUNA’s top HR and marketing honors were bestowed on 12 Northwest credit unions this spring.

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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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Announcing Our Northwest GAC Crashers!

CUNA and The Cooperative Trust have selected seven young professionals from the Northwest to attend this year’s Governmental Affairs Conference in D.C., where they will share the CU difference with legislators.

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Grow Your Career and Your Credit Union

Registration is now open for Western CUNA Management School’s July 2018 session. Learn how the school has helped credit union executives advance to where they are today.

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The Latest News on ADA Compliance for Credit Unions

On Jan. 18, CUNA will host a free webinar to update credit unions on litigation threats related to website compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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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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Gesa and Rogue Receive 2017 CUNA National Awards

The credit unions were honored in the Desjardins Financial Education and Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service awards categories.

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of December 4, 2017

Last week… Tax Reform passed the Senate and one CUNA-opposed UBIT provision was removed from the bill … CUNA sent a letter to Interim Director Mulvaney and continues to watch developments at the CFPB… CUNA’s CEO joined the CEOs of the CBA and ICBA in an op-ed in support of a multi-person commission to run the CFPB… CUNA submitted comments to the NCUA on their Strategic Plan and their proposed Accuracy in Advertising Rule… CUNA sent a letter of support for legislation to repeal the NCUA’s RBC Rule… we’ll discuss all of this and more in this week’s Advocacy Update!

CUNA Advocacy Update – Week of November 27, 2017

I hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving holiday. CUNA is closely watching developments at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau today as the leadership debate plays out…CUNA submitted comments to the NCUA on their Regulatory Reform agenda and the Senate Appropriations Committee released its draft spending package to fund agencies and government functions…CUNA also filed Reply Comments concerning its petition before the FCC seeking declaratory relief for credit unions from the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).