NCUA OK’s Revised Field of Membership Rule & Issues Second Proposal

Praised by Your Association, it is a long-advocated effort for regulatory relief for credit unions.

Spokane Chapter ‘Hits Nail on the Head’ for ICU Day Playground Build

Spokane-area credit union staff, volunteers and resources are needed to join in the effort to build a new playground for the Northeast Youth Center on October 20.

Seattle Area Credit Unions Commit $1 Million Toward Unfunded Care at Seattle Children’s

A milestone was reached in Credit Unions for Kids’ storied, 30 year Northwest history with a naming ceremony at Seattle Children’s Hospital June 29. Seattle area credit unions announced a $1 million, five-year commitment.

Seattle Children’s Hospital Receives $64,000 Donation from Credit Unions for Kids, Toy Donation From Seattle-Area Credit Unions

Two Seattle area credit unions donated toys, red wagons, and delivered a donation of more than $64,000 to Seattle Children’s Hospital as part of Credit Unions for Kids.

BECU to Expand Presence in the Greater Spokane Area

Washington State’s largest credit union plans to open three new financial centers in the Spokane area in 2016.

Foundation Holding “Back to School” Twitter Chat on 8/27

The Twitter chat will feature live interaction from credit unions across the country discussing how they serve their members during back to school season.

NCUA Director Metsger Shares Top Priorities With Northwest Credit Unions

Metsger said new RBC proposal would reflect comments, auto lending is an area of concern, fraud poses significant reputational risk.

Compliance Question of the Week

Can a credit union have a lending promotion where people living in a certain area (like close to a new branch) get a discount on their interest rate?

Deep-Rooted Farmers Co-op at Home in Sleek Seattle Area

In celebration of the International Year of Cooperatives, Anthem is featuring monthly profiles of local co-ops. The Grange Supply Co-op allows farmers to pool resources, and its country store offers specialized lawn, garden and animal-care products.

Advantis Credit Union Awards $51,000 in Grants to Local Non-Profits

Advantis Credit Union distributed more than $50,000 in grants to Portland-area non-profits, garnering public attention in the process by soliciting input from community members.

Portland Area Credit Unions Unite to Celebrate International Credit Union Day

Portland area credit unions will join the NWCUA at Pioneer Square Thursday afternoon to spread the good news about the credit union movement. Information will be shared about asmarterchoice.org and credit union membership.

Puget Sound Area Economy Struggling to Rebound

The first article in our series on the region’s economic health focuses on Seattle, Tacoma, and Everett.

Social Security Administration to Change How Social Security Numbers are Assigned

In a move called ‘randomization’ the Social Security Administration will change the way Social Security Numbers are issued.

Heard and Overheard November 1, 2010

Voices of the credit union movement, in Washington and beyond.

Member Directions June 1, 2010

Recent news of your colleagues and the credit union movement.