HRx Shines in Recruiting Key Position for American Lake Credit Union

The HR services provider prides itself on delivering outstanding service and results for credit unions of any asset size.

Bluebird Prepayment Card Architect to Keynote Amplify Convention

One of the most influential women in payments will headline Amplify Convention in Portland in October. Laura Kelly is the architect of the Amex/Walmart Bluebird card. Need we say more?

NCUA July Board Meeting

The NWCUA’s director of regulatory avocacy takes a deeper dive into last week’s NCUA board meeting. It is an important meeting for credit unions.

International Credit Union Leadership Scholarships Offer Front Row Seats to Costa Rican Credit Union Operations

Northwest credit union professionals are encouraged to apply for two-week internships in Costa Rica, being offered by the World Council of Credit Unions. Twelve scholarships are available, and the deadline has been extended to April 30, 2013.

Rep. Denny Heck: Credit Unions will Help Americans Reclaim the Dream

Denny Heck, newly elected Congressman serving Washington’s 10th District, called on his credit union roots to win over credit union advocates at the CUNA GAC. Heck addressed the General Session Tuesday morning and was introduced by NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang.

Compliance Question of the Week

Is a power of attorney (POA) that is notarized in a different country valid in the U.S.? If not, how can the member produce a valid POA while residing in a different country? The country is the Philippines, if that makes a difference.

Senate Majority Leader Promises Floor Vote on MBL Legislation

U.S. Senate majority leader Harry Reid to Congress: “Democrats and Republicans are going to have to make a decision on where they stand for American credit unions.”

NCUA Clarifies New Call Report Questions’ Intent

The NCUA has clarified that new questions addressing minority credit unions and workplace diversity, which were added to fourth-quarter call report documents with no explanation from the agency, are required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.

Obituaries: Huggins and Erickson

The credit union system mourns the loss to two longtime leaders, Jim Huggins, former CEO of American Lake CU, and Wallace Erickson of PUD CU.

Supreme Court to Look at RESPA Case

The case has significant implications for credit unions as it will consider if a consumer can sue in federal court when there is no evidence of actual injury.