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.

Free Webinar Help CUs Take Advantage of Invest in America Program

A free webinar set for Tuesday, Feb. 15, and presented by Invest in America, will teach you how to take advantage of the program that increases the value of membership and stimulates the economy. The hour-and-a-half webinar begins at 1:30 p.m.

NWCUA’s Prize Linked Savings Bill Passes Washington Senate

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s Prize Linked Saving bill on Wednesday passed a Senate floor vote 46-2. The legislation will now move to the House State Government & Tribal Affairs Committee, a body that has already heard and passed a companion measure to the legislation

Repo Remarketing to Host Free Lunch and Learn

Northwest Credit Union Association preferred partner Repo Remarketing is hosting a free lunch-and-learn meeting on April 14. Find out why 21 Northwest credit unions have chosen this complete solution to manage their repossession and remarketing needs.

Art For Japan Tsunami Relief

Staff at Peninsula Credit Union, terribly saddened by the tragic earthquake and tsunami in Japan, are undertaking several efforts to help, including helping to sell traditional Japanese art by local artist and Peninsula Credit Union member Yoshiko Yamamoto.

Warren: CFPB Will Work for Reduced Regulatory Burden

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will work to reduce some regulatory burdens faced by credit unions and other financial institutions.

Federal GAC: CUNA Warns Reg Burden is Growing ‘Crisis’

CUNA President & CEO Bill Cheney told a House subcommittee on Wednesday that credit unions face a crushing “crisis of creeping complexity” under a steady accumulation of regulatory requirements.

Large Data Breach May Affect Northwest Credit Unions

In an open letter posted on its website, RSA, the security division of EMC, said it experienced an “extremely sophisticated” attack in which information related to the company’s SecurID two-factor authentication products were stolen.

NW Chapter to Discuss Economic Trends at February 23rd Meeting

Oregon’s Northwest Chapter of Credit Unions is holding its first meeting of 2011 focusing on how current economic trends will affect credit union operations, and you are invited.

Transform Youth Into Saving Rock Stars During National Youth Week

Show youth that saving rocks at your credit union during National Credit Union Youth Weekâ„¢,
April 11-24, 2011. The National Youth Saving Challengeâ„¢ is a great opportunity to get youth to open new accounts
and deposit their money at your credit union.