The number of Louisiana credit union employees affected by statewide flooding has reached roughly 300, and the generosity of the Credit Union Movement is matching the pace of the need.
Credit unions raise more than $53,000 nationally through CUAid, including $3,500 from Northwest community, as need continues to grow.
Northwest Credit Union Foundation joins the national effort in contributing funds.
In celebration of International Credit Union Day, NWCUF is hosting a second multi-city, multi credit union financial reality fair extravaganza. We’d love for you to participate this time around!
The efforts includes a social media contest asking “what financial health means to me.”
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.
For credit unions, giving back is part of doing business. Now more than ever, evidence shows that telling this story to consumers in the form of cause marketing pays off. CafeGive Social is a newer Strategic Link business partner giving credit unions templates, tools and online support to create cause marketing campaigns.
Passionate about the People Helping People philosophy? Four seats are open on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation Board of Trustees. The board helps to manage the Foundation’s budget, direction and policy. Three seats are scheduled for election, and a fourth seat is available for appointment by the board.
Credit union directors will be more effective if they understand the difference between governance and management, and which of those roles they should play. Steve Winninger, a renowned credit union industry consultant, will enlighten directors by sharing the Policy Governance® model at the NWCUA Volunteers’ Conference June 7-9.
As credit unions continue to advocate for increased MBL capacity, the CAP program, a government-funded initiative available to financial institutions on a state-by-state basis, can help credit unions connect with small businesses in need of loans while offsetting some of the accompanying risk.
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John M. Floyd explains that finding ways to work more cost-effectively will have a major impact on your ability to reach your credit union’s performance goals in 2013. Even if you have already trimmed all the extras from your budget, you could still be paying too much for your monthly service contracts.