Save to Win is a Win for Washington Consumers

Three months and six credit unions later, Save to Win is off and running in Washington. Cash prizes have already landed in the hands of monthly winners and about 600 accounts have been opened.

NCUA’s Matz Invites Credit Unions to Town Hall Webinar

NCUA Board Chair Debbie Matz will host a town hall webinar July 18. Industry performance, regulatory reform, and risk management are among topics.

Will Big Data Give Each of Us a Pop-Tarts Moment?

In this week’s Strategic Link business partner article, NCA Security & Technology Insight reports on big data collection and its potentially big benefits to consumers and the financial services providers trying to give those consumers what they really want.

Spokane Gears Up for Tax Effort with a “Love Letter” Campaign

Spokane’s united credit union community is working together to preserve the credit union tax model. Messaging congress in a method that is comfortable for credit union leadership and members, they’re proposing a “Credit Union Love Letters” campaign.

Credit Unions: CFPB QM Rule Will Make it Harder for Americans to Buy Homes

Northwest credit union lenders are concerned the CFPB’s Qualified Mortgage Rule will have the unintended consequence of squeezing Americans out of home ownership. The House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions heard testimony from the credit union movement this week.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on legal briefs impacting the regulatory landscape.

Breaking News: Credit Unions are a “Tax Reform Option” According to Senate Finance Committee

In breaking news from the Senate Finance Committee, credit unions were listed as a “tax reform option.” The release of the report naming credit unions specifically as a source of revenue sounds a high-priority advocacy alarm.

CUNA Regulatory Advocacy Report

CUNA Regulatory Advocacy Report for June 10, 2013

Controller

Advantis Credit Union – Milwaukie, Ore.

Credit Union Assistant Branch Manager

Rivermark Community Credit Union – Gresham Ore.

Marketing Specialist

Advantis Credit Union – Milwaukie, Ore.

Accounting Specialist

Lacamas Community Credit Union

Oregon Legislative Update

A bill to improve the Oregon Credit Union Act has cleared another hurdle in the Oregon Senate. In this week’s Oregon Legislative Update, NWCUA Legislative Advocate Pam Leavitt shares details of the legislation.