Compliance Center: VISA Card Issuers Must Offer Transaction Alert Capability by October

Compliance Center: VISA card issuers must offer transaction alert capability by October; also, question on FFIEC Cyber security Assessment Tool and legal briefs.

DCU Bulletin on Risk-Based Pricing Notices and Indirect Automobile Lending

WA DFI releases guidance on indirect lending for state-chartered credit unions; your question answered on Equal Opportunity Notice signage; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Northwest Credit Unions Celebrate Financial Fitness Day

Credit Unions around the Northwest—and around the country—celebrated Financial Fitness Day on April 6. Here is a rundown of the stories shared on social media with the #FinancialFitnessDay hashtag.

Judges Approve 39 Spectrum Marketing Awards

Eighteen Northwest credit unions are getting welcoming news from the Northwest Credit Union Association this week—they’ve won Spectrum Marketing Awards. The honors will be presented in Portland April 7, with the Marketers Conference scheduled the following day.

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz to Step Down April 30

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz announced she will step down April 30. On her watch, credit unions hit the 100 million membership and $1 trillion asset benchmarks.

Hold a Casual Day on April 6 to Raise Funds for Financial Education

A “casual day” in your credit union on April 6 can help to support the financial education initiatives of both the Northwest Credit Union Foundation and the National Credit Union Foundation.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Wins $20k Grant for Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza

The grant will help fund an innovative one-day Northwest credit union event teaching high school students the fundamentals of sound financial decision making.

Compliance Center: NCUA Releases Agenda for April 30 Board Meeting

NCUA agenda set; your question answered on charging fee for dormancy; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Washington Legislative Update: Regular Session Ends Sunday

Credit union bills are headed to the governor as the legislative session comes to an end. A special session may be necessary to pass a budget.

Oregon Legislative Update: Committee Deadline Hits

NWCUA continues working on top priorities as the committee deadline hits and minimum wage bills are heard.

Compliance Center: CFPB Updates Interpretive Rule on Homeownership Counseling

Final rule on homeownership counseling lists; question answered on CIP; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Oregon Legislative Update: Committee Deadline Approaches

With credit union bills already passed houses of origin, Oregon Legislature approaches deadline for other bills.

Compliance Center: CFPB Launches Effort to Advance Financial Education in Schools

Financial education resource guide published by CFPB; your question answered about using power of attorney to access account after death; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bills Pass Washington Legislature

Both credit union priority bills passed the Washington State Legislature and will be sent to the governor to be signed into law.

Compliance Center: FFIEC Joint Statements on Risk Mitigation and NFIP Program Changes

Important cyber-security statements; your question answered on the SAFE Act de minimus exception; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Hold a Financial Fitness Day on April 1 & Raise Funds for Financial Ed

Want to easily help raise awareness of credit unions’ financial education activities as well as support them? Here is your chance.

High Schoolers Will Learn Finance Basics at Financial Reality Fair

Volunteers wanted for event to teach high school students the basics of budgeting and personal finance, hosted by Fibre Federal.

Register Now for 2015 Development Education (DE) Trainings

Winter and spring trainings are filling up fast for “one of the most transformative and unique credit union training events offered.”