NWCUA Puts Health Care Benefits Plan to the Test; Thumbs Up!

With all of the focus on the Affordable Care Act, the NWCUA put its own health care benefits package to the test – and it passed. The coverage plan meets the desired criteria of quality coverage, minimal annual increases and substantial savings, thanks to the aggregate buying power offered by The Trust.

Columbia Credit Union Begins Construction on Green Operations Center Addition

Columbia Credit Union has broken ground on a 20,000-square foot addition and remodel to its main Operations Center. The addition will be built to LEED Gold certification standards with expected completion in late 2013.

Compliance Question of the Week

Does my credit union get charged every time I ask a compliance question of the Association?

Catalyst Corporate CU Membership Soars

Catalyst Corporate Credit Union, set to acquire certain Western Bridge assets on July 1, has reached more than 1,190 capitalizing member credit unions.

Catalyst Corporate Preparing to Launch Lockbox Service

Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union is taking steps to offer credit unions a secure and affordable alternative for processing lockbox payments, one that includes the ability to securely view all lockbox activity, images and reports online.

A Review of Compliance Changes to Human Resources

This review of compliance changes effecting human resources outlines changes on the national front, including the new VOW to Hire Heroes Act of 2011, as well as modifications to Oregon’s garnishment rules and handling of jury duty.

NWCUA Convention Kicks Off with Annual Business Meeting

The NWCUA Convention will cut right to the chase with Tuesday afternoon’s Annual Business Meeting, which is to be immediately followed by keynote speaker Bill Cheney’s opening address. Cheney has been the president and CEO of CUNA since July 2010.