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St. Helens Remodeling Downtown Rainier Branch

The project is slated to start this summer and be completed by year end.

Field of Membership Rule to be Unveiled Thursday

The proposal is expected to overhaul the current regulations, giving federally chartered credit unions flexibility to add to their fields of memberships, and giving more consumers the choice to join a not-for-profit, cooperative credit union.

Oregon Senate Approves Funding Package, Ends Special Session

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber is expected to sign a package of five bills aimed at providing more money for education, senior programs, and other state services after the state Senate gave its approval Wednesday to the legislation.

Bringing Awareness to the Need for AD&D Protection

For members under age 44, accidents are the leading cause of death. Fortunately, getting AD&D coverage is much easier than it used to be—especially with simplified online applications. CUNA Mutual provides details in this week’s Strategic Link business partner article.

Compliance Question of the Week

Can an attorney in fact with a general power of attorney that allows them to open and close accounts, run transactions, etc., add themselves as a joint owner on an account of the principal?

Historic NWCUA, CUES Partnership Strengthens Local Influence

A partnership between the NWCUA and the Credit Union Executive Society will give Northwest credit unions increased access to high-level professional development resources and networking opportunities for their CEOs and executives.

Bonus Compliance Question of the Week

How does a federal credit union add different language to its charter to increase membership?

GAO: CFPB, Regulators Must Add to Mortgage Oversight

The GAO found that while authorities had the right to examine foreclosure activities, those activities were not looked into.