Three Northwest credit union professionals were among the graduates of the intensive, week-long Credit Union Development Education training held in Madison, Wis.
The business week programs introduce teens to business concepts, and are a valuable opportunity for credit unions to give back to the community.
The webinar will outline the Associationâ€™s new chapter support program, including liaisons, a new website, and a new chapter excellence award.
A credit union professional is up for a national award and a chapter is holding a fundraiser for a Tacoma-area hospital. Plus more meeting announcements.
The CFPB will begin testing prototype model mortgage forms against existing laws, according to its head.
Bauer Financial and Highline Financial found that nearly 30 percent of Washington-based banks and 22 percent of Oregon-based banks are considered problematic or troubled.
It is all interchange, interchange, interchange as state and national associations push Congress to stop the Durbin Amendment from being implemented as is. Member credit unions are being asked to use social media and mobilize their membership in the effort.
This week is the halfway point of the 2011 session and bills must be moved before certain deadlines or else they are dead for this session. The Associationâ€™s Credit Union Modernization bill, Senate Bill 177, met its deadline and is moving forward.
The prize-linked savings bill is going to the Governor, while many tax exemption proposals are being proposed in an effort to close the budget deficit.
The most recent update from CUNA on Regulatory Advocacy activities.
While the Fed increased the APR threshold, CUNA notes that credit unions have the option to continue to follow the lower threshold that applied prior to the change.