Federal Legislative Week in Review

Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) has introduced the Small Business Lending Enhancement Act, which would raise the credit union member business lending cap to 27.5% of assets. This could provide up to $13 billion to small businesses in the first year alone and create over 140,000 new jobs at no cost to taxpayers.

Charshaf Joins NWCUA as Communications Designer

Nicole Charshaf has joined the Northwest Credit Union Association as communications designer, a position that will keep her busy creating electronic and print communications.

Free NWCUA Video Fulfills Vulnerable Adult Training Requirement

Credit unions operating in Washington state are required to train their member facing employees to recognize vulnerable adult abuse. Throught the NWCUA, receiving this training is just one click away.

CUNA’s Youth Saving Challenge grows to 139 CUs

The 2011 National Youth Saving Challenge sponsored by the Credit Union National Association is gaining steady momentum. The number of participating credit unions is now 100 and rising quickly.

Three-State Western CU League Merger Approved

Credit unions in Colorado, Arizona and Wyoming have cast an affirmative vote to merge their respective state associations into a new Mountain West Credit Union Association, with headquarters in Denver and offices and staff maintained in both Phoenix and Casper, Wyo.

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Business Solutions: Information from the League’s Business Partners

CMG’s Jeff Post Sees Slow Economic Improvement

Business Solutions: Information from the League’s Business Partners

Tips for ID’ing ID Theft

Recent estimates show that as many as nine million people have their identities stolen in the United States every year. Chances are you may already know someone who is a victim of this crime.