NWCUA Honors 4 Individuals, 6 Credit Unions

A reposted Article from CU Today BOISE, Idaho–The Northwest CU Association honored four outstanding professionals and six Northwest credit unions for their commitment to leadership, advocacy, cooperation, member service, and community impact. “The level of collaboration and teamwork among all credit unions over the past year and a half is simply amazing,” said President/CEO Troy Stang. […]

Attendees at NWCUA MAXX Meeting Raise $1 Million for CUs for Kids; Announce Board Changes

The $1,001,720 raised from bids on deluxe getaways to wine country inns, world-renowned resorts, and electric cars will be donated to each of the hospitals.

​Enchanted Northwest Auction at NWCUA’s MAXX Convention Raises $1 Million for CU4Kids

A reposted Article from CU Broadcast Attendees of the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Enchanted Northwest gala and auction at MAXX Convention Wednesday night, did a long-time fundraising tradition proud. They wore out their arms raising their bidding paddles again and again for Credit Unions for Kids, a now-national charity founded decades ago in the Northwest. As […]

Former FBI Operative Who Helped Catch America’s First Cyber-Spy Shares Advice With CUs

A reposted Article from CU Today BOISE, Idaho – A former FBI operative who helped capture the man considered to be the most damaging spy in U.S. history and who was featured in a movie shared his story as well as advice for guarding personal and CU information in cyberspace in remarks to a credit unions. […]

MAXX Conference Coverage: ‘Don’t Watch Fed, Watch Rents’

Speaking to the Northwest Credit Union Association’s MAXX Conference, Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, chief economist with Graphs and Laughs, LLC and a popular presenter to credit union meetings, touched on everything from inflation to home prices to why it’s so hard to find employees.

NWCUA MAXX Coverage: Hood IDs ‘Opportunities,’ Says He Has Heard ‘Concerns’ Around CUSO Rule

Speaking to the Northwest Credit Union Association’s MAXX Conference, Hood touched on a range of topics, including financial performance data and where he sees “opportunities” moving forward, including building relationships with fintechs.

NWCUA DEI Task Force Releases Report with Recommendations, Best Practices

According to the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) and Northwest Credit Union Foundation (NWCUF), 26 members of the task force, representing credit unions from varied asset sizes and geographic locations, have been meeting over the past year to identify actionable strategies.

NWCUA DEI Task Force Provides Best Practices Recommendations for Credit Unions

Troy Stang, Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) President and CEO, and Carmen Vigil, NWCUA AVP, Member Engagement, share their news about the organization’s DEI Task Force recently convening and coming up with recommended best practices for credit unions in this area.

Northwest League Releases DEI Recommendations for CUs

New report from the NWCUA and NWCUF’s DEI Task Force details strategic steps for CUs as employers, FIs and community partners.

Stepping Up to Support Credit Unions Fighting the COVID Crisis

Despite confusion when the pandemic began, trade groups adapt along the way, learn valuable lessons and develop best practices.

OR Offers Grants for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Oregon is helping small businesses hurt by COVID-19 and left behind by federal relief. Community Development Financial Institutions, including four credit unions in the state, are processing and distributing the funds that the Legislature approved this month.

Credit Unions Partner with State of Oregon to Help Truly Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

While all businesses are bearing the brunt of COVID-19’s economic backlash, truly small businesses are hardest hit.

‘Truly Small Businesses Are Hardest Hit’

Oregon credit unions offer $5M in grants.

Budgeting Your Stimulus Check

With stimulus checks on their way to many Americans this week, you may be wondering where you should allocate the money.

Small Businesses Eagerly Await Passage of Relief Bill

The first batch of money for small business loans through the Paycheck Protection Program ran out last week.

Some Bank Branches Run Low on Cash as Customers Make Big Withdrawals

Regulators stress risks of keeping large sums of cash at home rather than in an insured institution.

NW Credit Unions Urge: Be Smart With Your Stimulus Check

Millions of Americans will receive Economic Impact Payments from the U.S. Government as early as this week.

Coronavirus Pandemic: What Should I Do if I Can’t Make My Car Payment?

Few things in life are as demoralizing as realizing you can’t pay all of your bills.