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BECU Opens First Burien Neighborhood Financial Center

Financial center will bring convenient financial services to more than 21,000 BECU members in Burien, Washington.

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BECU Featured on Foundation Podcast

The episode touched on a number of topics around the credit union’s philanthropic work.

BECU, Gesa, TwinStar CU Staff Among Latest CUDE Class in Madison

The Northwest CUDE-certified universe grew by four recently as part of a 40 person training was held with the Foundation.

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Coming to Spokane: JA Finance Park Presented by BECU

Nearly 2,000 Spokane-area students will learn about finances in real-world simulations this fall and next spring.

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Parker Cann to Retire From BECU

The industry veteran is set to leave at the end of the year. John Stewart was named as his successor.

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BECU Foundation Awards 80 Scholarships to Student-Members

For over 21 years, the BECU Foundation has awarded these scholarships to outstanding high school and undergraduate college students.

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BECU Awards $180,000 to Local Nonprofits Through Annual People Helping People Awards

The awards recognize BECU members and the nonprofits they support.

NWCUA Board Election Cycle Concludes

The 2016 election cycle brought forth an outstanding slate of candidates.

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.

BECU Honored for Excellence in Lending to Business Members

CUNA Mutual Group and the CUNA Lending Council honored six credit unions with Excellence in Lending Awards, highlighting BECU’s efforts to connect with and serve existing business members.

BECU Closes all Branches to Teach Teens Financial Literacy

During its “Closing for Good” event, the credit union closed all of its locations for half a day and sent all 1,300 staff to teach financial literacy at local high schools.

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Hooked on Credit Unions: Unitus President/CEO Pat Smith Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Thirty-five years ago Pat Smith took a temporary job at BECU and was soon hooked on the “head and heart” combination of credit unions. Smith was honored with the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award by the NWCUA.

BECU Lowers Interest Rates for Over 30,000 Members

The credit union’s members will save nearly $3 million thanks to its Reprice Program, which proactively evaluates members’ credit scores and payment histories and lowers rates where possible.

BECU Lowers Interest Rates for Over 30,000 Members

The credit union’s members will save nearly $3 million thanks to its Reprice Program, which proactively evaluates members’ credit scores and payment histories and lowers rates where possible.

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

NW Plus Credit Union gives thousands in scholarships; Rachel Pross joins Oregon State Credit Union as AVP; BECU promotes Melanie Walsh to SVP of Human Resources.

BECU is Closing its Doors for Good

While the credit union remains closed for the first half of a day this October, its employees will teach financial literacy in schools all over Washington.

BECU and Financial Beginnings Bring Free Fin-Ed to Seattle Youth

The credit union and nonprofit financial education group will connect classrooms with free, quality curriculum and qualified volunteers.

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

Eight Northwest credit unions named among the nation’s healthiest; BECU awards $100,000 to nonprofits; USAgencies Credit Union launches social media campaign supporting Credit Unions for Kids; Verity Credit Union marketing chief sings national anthem at a Mariners game.