Legislators Unite in Support of Access to Banking for Legal Marijuana Businesses

Legislators across the nation renewed a resolution calling for states’ rights to determine their own paths forward on cannabis regulation.

Is Your Credit Union Prepared for the Eclipse?

Your Association’s compliance team offers a checklist of important security and operational concerns to address before Aug. 21.

Numerica Credit Union Partners with Lifetime Television to Give Financial Makeover to Member Family

Lifetime’s report on the makeover will be featured on air August 8 and 15, giving credit unions a public awareness win. Numerica offers advice to credit unions considering similar partnerships.

Member News: Here’s What’s Happening in Northwest Credit Unions

HAPO Community Credit Union breaks ground on new branch in Vancouver, WA; BECU expands annual People Helping People Awards; Spokane Federal Credit Union celebrates members and launches redesigned website; Credit Unions for Kids appoints inaugural Professorship in Pediatrics.

CFPB Unveils Prototypes of New Regulation E Overdraft Opt-in Disclosures

The prototype forms are designed to give consumers more clarity about the costs, risks, and benefits of participating in overdraft coverage.

Huge Crowds Coming for Total Solar Eclipse Present Challenges, Opportunities for Northwest Credit Unions

Your Association shares a checklist for Idaho and Oregon credit unions in or near the “path of totality.”

Sen. Jan Angel Honored With 2017 Community Impact Award

Washington credit unions celebrate the senator’s leadership and support.

Upcoming Council Meetings Offer Credit Union Professionals Opportunities for Discovery and Discussion

Find out what you’ll learn at the Compliance, Lenders’, and Marketing, Business Development & Community Outreach Council meetings this August and September.

Member News: Northwest Credit Unions Give Back to Their Communities

BECU awards 80 scholarships; Numerica Credit Union presents $95,000 to local nonprofits; Inspirus Credit Union supports Science Education Partnership; Horizon Credit Union donates to Big Bend Community College.

Regulators Release Updated Rulemaking Agendas

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

NCUA Board Projects Budget Savings, Proposes Closing Stabilization Fund and Providing a Distribution in 2018

In its July Board meeting, NCUA proposed a distribution of $600-800 million, estimated $5.8 million in savings during its budget review, and announced plans to consolidate regional offices.

Last Chance to Apply for OSCUI Grant Program Opportunities

Deadline for low-income designated credit unions to apply for NCUA’s Community Development Revolving Loan Fund grants is Monday, July 31.

Northwest Credit Unions Welcome New Leadership

Gayle Rust Gustafson joins iQ Credit Union as chief lending officer; BECU welcomes Darren Hamby as new vice president of Total Rewards; Columbia Credit Union announces Dan Kreamier as VP branch manager of its first Oregon branch.

Northwest Credit Unions Step Up for CULAC

As CULAC month comes to a close, get inspired by credit union professionals supporting this effort, and find creative ways to back the movement year-round.