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MESA Program Looks to Grow in NW, Helping Students Lighten Debt Load

MESA—or matched education savings accounts—allow credit unions to bridge the gap between students and educational opportunity.

Sprint Program Offers Meaningful Discounts for Members, Non-Interest Income for Credit Unions

Credit unions enrolling in the Sprint Credit Union Member Program through CU Solutions Group by Sept. 7 can participate for the full 2012-13 fiscal year. Last year, a 10,000-member credit union would have earned $3,300 in non-interest income.

15 Northwest Credit Unions Already Tabbed for Miracle Jeans Day Participation

On Sept. 12, hundreds of credit unions—including at least 15 from the Northwest—will raise money for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in $5 increments by taking part in Miracle Jeans Day.

New Members From the Occupy, Bank Transfer Day Ranks Must Become Credit Union Advocates

NWCUA Director of Public Relations David Bennett writes that the recent influx of new members represent more than just traditional membership growth—they represent a new group of credit union advocates waiting to be engaged.

CFPB Wants to Hear From You

Our newest government agency is starting up with a…well, a tweet actually. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has already become a presence in social media and is offering Americans the opportunity to share suggestions, ideas, and comments — become a friend on Facebook or post a video on YouTube.