Oregon Legislative Week in Review

As legislative leaders anticipate ending the session on time, a bevy of bills that affect credit unions circulate including one concerning selling loans on the secondary market.

Numerica Names HQ After Retiring CEO Cutter

The sign’s unveiling took place at Cutter’s retirement party, celebrating his 40 years as CEO with his last day scheduled for July.

Regulators to Speak at Open Forum

The Association’s first Governmental Affairs Forum in Oregon will be held on June 22 in Bend.

In the Spotlight: National CUNA Awards

The CUNA Awards celebrate the credit union tradition, and state-level winners will be recognized during the Association’s Annual Convention prior to national judging.

New Options for Toll Free Credit Counseling for Credit Card Statements

Following the NFCC’s decision to charge for previously free toll-free numbers, there are other free options available, but CUs must be aware of the compliance issues if they switch providers.

Compliance Question of the Week

Can a credit union allow a mother acting as representative payee for her son’s SSI checks to deposit them into a UTMA account, if she is not the custodian on the account?

As Consumers Change, CUs Lending Must Adapt

Dan Murray of CUNA Mutual Group writes that credit unions’ lending culture must adapt to the creation of Gen Y households and baby boomer retirements.

New Interchange Approach Announced by Senators

Senators Tester and Corker will attempt to attach their legislation to delay the debit interchange fee regulation to a bill to reauthorize the Economic Development Administration.

Corporate CU Q&A

In an Anthem Exclusive, the Association surveyed a group of corporate credit union insiders to find out what the corporate system looks like these days, and what role it will play going forward.

NW CUs Out in Force to Support Summer Events

Some of the events include fundraiser for Vancouver’s homeless population, the Seattle July 4th fireworks show, and an official World Paddle Association paddleboard event in Bend, Ore.

Biz Kid$ Recognition by Washington Council for Economic & Financial Education

The president of the council presented the award for Outstanding Support of Economic and Financial Education to the show’s executive producers at the luncheon, which honored the annual student winners of the Stock Market Game.

Evaluation & Recognition: Match Spectrum Entries to Goals

Whether one enters the Spectrum Marketing and Communications Awards for the evaluation or the exaltation, the June 17 early deadline is nearing. It’s time to choose what your credit union will enter.

Help Boards Perform Without Using Term Limits

Convention speaker Rory Rowland outlines how credit unions can address with underperforming boards without the use of term limits, which can also eliminate quality leadership.