40 Hours of Convention: A Week’s Worth of CU Love in Just Three Days

You’ve heard the pitch: The Washington Credit Union League Annual Convention and Business Meeting taking place this Sept. 14-16 in SeaTac is the state’s premiere, not-to-miss credit union event of the year.

Make the Payout Ratio Work for Your Credit Union in Challenging Times

The term payout ratio was originally applied in the stock market as a measure of return to investors (dividend payout ratio). Credit unions can benefit from from this concept by using these ratios to measure the percent of interest income that is paid to members in the form of interest on deposits.

Examining Mortgage Loan Officer Compensation

Two recent regulatory actions highlight the significance of reviewing how you compensate your Mortgage Loan Officers.

Spectrum Awards Judging Wraps Up

The three-day judging event for the Spectrum Marketing and Communications Awards has wrapped up and judges are lauding the quality of the 2010 entrants.

Attend the Convention Night of Comedy for a Chance to Win an Apple iPad!!

Celebrate the end of the Washington Credit Union League Convention with a night of comedy and have a chance to win one of two iPads.

Mail In Your WCUL-CUAO Merger Vote Today

Ballots must be postmarked no later than this Thursday, Nov. 4.

Annual Business Meeting Kicks Off Convention

Invest in America draws round of applause for announcement of major Biz Kid$ support. Watch the slideshow of memorable moments from the event.

Examining Mortgage Loan Officer CompensationCopy

Two recent regulatory actions highlight the significance of reviewing how you compensate your Mortgage Loan Officers.

Compliance Gets to Breathe Easier for the Second Half of 2010

The three major regulation changes (Regs. E, Z and FACTA) that went into effect today mark the turning point for the majority of the changes we will see in 2010.

Washingtonian Could be ‘Next Top Credit Union Executive’

One Washingtonian is among the six young finalists that have emerged from 41 applicants to vie for the inaugural title of the Next Top Credit Union Executive.

Apply today for a WCUF CYCLE 3 Scholarship!

Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for a 2010 Professional Development Scholarship through the Washingotn Credit Union Foundation. The deadline is Friday, October 8th.

Corporate Corner: Moving from a Bridge Corp to a New Provider

Corporate Corner is a series of articles that will examine various aspects of the corporate credit union crisis and the NCUA’s plans to resolve the issue and stabilize the industry.

Oregon, Washington Merger Would Create Regional System of 200 Credit Unions

The Credit Union Association of Oregon and the Washington Credit Union League announced last week that their Boards of Directors have signed a letter of intent to merge after more than 20 years of on-again, off-again discussion.