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Back to Reality: NWCUF Launching Second Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza

In celebration of International Credit Union Day, NWCUF is hosting a second multi-city, multi credit union financial reality fair extravaganza. We’d love for you to participate this time around!

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

TwinStar CLO completes DE certification; Peninsula branch manager awarded Bank On scholarship; Wauna announces new branch management.

How Will You Celebrate International Credit Union Day?

Credit unions in more than 100 countries will “unite for good” on Oct. 17, when they reflect on the movement’s history and promote its achievements on International Credit Union Day. Will your credit union be celebrating, too? Tell us how!

Joining an Elite Group, Northwest CU Professionals Earn Credit Union Development Educator Certification

Three Northwest credit union professionals have joined an elite team of financial educators, earning certification as Credit Union Development Educators.

‘ATM Vigilante’ Files Suit Against North Coast Credit Union

An ATM customer who has sued 32 financial institutions in the past three years over fee disclosures has filed suit against North Coast Credit Union. While not uncommon throughout the country, the suit is the first of its kind in the Northwest.

NCUA Seeks Input on Plan for Voluntary Prepaid Assessments

According to the NCUA’s analysis, the Federal Credit Union Act does not allow the agency to charge a mandatory prepaid assessment to all credit unions. However, the agency has developed a plan to allow credit unions to voluntarily prepay some of their stabilization fund assessments.

NWCUA Meets with State and Federal Examiners

The Northwest Credit Union Association hosted a meeting for all Oregon-based State and Federal credit union examiners. With regulatory advocacy being one of the association’s top strategic objectives, it was an invaluable opportunity for dialog.

NWCUA’s Stang Meets NCUA Chairman Matz, Hands Over Industry Letter

NWCUA President Troy Stang met with NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz and hand delivered a letter signed by multiple credit union trade groups.

Consumer Financial Protection Around the World

The Filene Research Institute’s recent research titled “Consumer Financial Protection: U.S. Proposals and International Experience” describes the experiences of credit unions around the world that operate under similar consumer protection schemes that the U.S. has recently created.

Heard and Overheard November 1, 2010

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