CUNA: CU Membership Passes 108 Million Nationwide

September was another strong month for credit unions according to CUNA senior economist Perc Pineda.

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CFPB Releases Loss Mitigation Principle

Document outlines their principles to provide a framework for discussion about the future of loss mitigation.

SavvyIntel Hosting August 17 Webinar on Leveraging Data to Predict Future Behavior

The Strategic Link betaSpace partner announced a new website recently, and is hosting a webinar on how credit unions can take member transactional data and put it to good use listening and responding to member needs.

Learn More About MESA at August 26 Webinar

A unique partnership between the Northwest Credit Union Foundation and the Montana Credit Unions for Community Development brings a matched college savings program to the Northwest. Learn more at a webinar next week.

Spokane Credit Unions Unite for Habitat for Humanity Day

Where else but in the Credit Union Movement would you find staff from competing businesses wearing the same hat — a hard hat — to make a community better?

Submit Your Comments on the NCUA’s Member Business Lending Proposal

Read the NWCUA’s draft comment letter, join a CUNA webinar on the proposed bill, and get your comments in by the August 31 deadline.

Learn How to Get More From Your Data With Free Webinar

Strategic Link’s newest betaSpace partner, SavvyIntel, will show credit unions how they can get returns from the data they already have.

NCUA Board to Vote on Vice Chair

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz’s designation of Rick Metsger as vice chair hit a speed bump this week, and awaits affirmation of the full board.

Metsger Named Vice Chair, NCUA

Rick Metsger, a native Oregonian and former Portland Teachers Credit Union board member, has been named vice chairman of the NCUA. The announcement was made by Chairman Debbie Matz Monday.

NWCUF, FEPPP to Train Teachers at Financial Reality Fair

The NWCUF is calling for credit union volunteers to train 50 teachers at a Financial Reality Fair in Vancouver on August 12.

Senate Vote Possible This Week on McWatters’ Confirmation to NCUA

The U.S. Senate could vote this week to confirm J. Mark McWatters as the newest member of the NCUA board.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Seeking Nominations for Five Seats on Board of Directors

Nominations are now being accepted for five seats on the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s board of directors. Nominations will be accepted beginning today and must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape links to details about a CFPB/Department of Labor partnership to grow the financial capabilities of people with disabilities.

Advocacy, Summit, CUNA and Chapter Excellence Awards Entry Deadline Extended to August 1

Legislative and political wins are made possible by credit union advocates. Elected officials listen to the voices of advocates. Nominations for the NWCUA Advocacy Awards are being accepted until August 1, and winners will be honored at the Summit Awards Dinner during Amplify Convention October 10.

Autoland to Host Lunch-and-Learn Meeting for Eugene-Area Credit Unions

Credit Unions attempting to improve their auto-lending business are invited by the nation’s largest credit union auto-buying service to a workshop in Eugene.

Federal Update: August Recess for Congress

Congressional recess provides an opportunity for credit unions to lobby their delegations on home turf. Legislation to increase the cap on Member Business Loans is a priority.

Legal Briefs

Rules and announcements from federal agencies impacting credit unions.

Win a Free 2010 WCUL Convention Registration with the Evolve and Emerge Twitter Contest

Social media users who follow the Washington Credit Union League’s Twitter feed @waleague have an opportunity to win a free, full registration to the 2010 Washington Credit Union League Convention, Sept. 14-17 in SeaTac.