Emerging Leaders Journal: Change and Growth Begin with Awareness

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winner Liz Henderson says that, in order to grow as a leader, you first need to become aware of your own strengths and weaknesses.

NCUA Reminds Credit Unions About Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and the National Credit Union Administration has released a reminder to credit unions about the importance of fighting cybercrime and protecting the online personal and financial information of their members.

Partner of Choice: Columbia Credit Union Committed to Community

Columbia Credit Union earned a 2012 CUNA Award for its commitment to “making life better.” In 2012, the credit union helped raise $2.9 million, contributed more than 1,250 volunteer hours and assisted 65 organizations in support of Clark County’s all-around recovery from the recession.

Bend Credit Unions Join Forces for Charity

A group of Bend credit unions demonstrated the “People Helping People” philosophy this month, setting aside competition to collaborate for charity.

Curb Financial Abuse and Exploitation Through Education on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Credit unions are uniquely positioned to help prevent financial abuse, and communities around the world and throughout Oregon will work to raise awareness of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation on June 15 as part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

Heightened Credit Union Awareness Extends to Elected Officials

Last fall’s Bank Transfer Season resulted in increased membership and greater public awareness of credit unions, even among legislators, with many officials pushing to deposit public funds in credit unions as part of broader support for the movement.

Bank Transfer Day Nets New Members, But What Now?

Bank Transfer Day prompted unprecedented swells in new membership for credit unions. But what are credit unions doing now to engage these new members?

Money$mart Week Set for Oregon, Washington

The Jump$tart Coalitions of Oregon and Washington have set their state Money$mart weeks for April 2-9 and April 23-30, respectively.