Join Conference Call on Target Breach Settlement

This Thursday, August 27, Northwest credit unions are invited to join a conference call addressing the settlement between Visa and Target over Target’s 2013 data breach, and the litigation that remains pending.

Same Day ACH Payments Approved by NACHA

The plan will result in three daily settlement windows, allowing same-day processing of 99% of ACH payments.

No Late Filing Fines for Northwest Credit Unions

Thirty-one credit unions agree to late filing fines nationally, but none in the Northwest.

CU Planet Blog to Tell the Credit Union Story; Journey Starts in Northwest

Three Northwest credit union stories are being told on the national blog CU Planet, which launched in video format on International Credit Union Day. According to its mission statement, CU Planet is a multimedia site “about people who imagine a better world and believe in the power of working together to improve lives.”

NCUA Projects 2013 TCCUSF Assessment, NCUSIF Premium

The NCUA announced at its Nov. 15 board meeting that the TCCUSF assessment for 2013 will likely be between 8 and 11 basis points, while the NCUSIF premium may not be assessed next year at all.

Rogue’s Helen Funk Adds Duties as Director of Support Services for WCMS

A Medford credit union professional takes on a unique dual role, serving both Rogue Federal Credit Union and the Western CUNA Management School.

Regulatory Discussion Dominates NWCUA Governmental Affairs Forum

A candid conversation with state regulators highlighted the NWCUA’s Governmental Affairs Forum. NWCUA staff and state regulators shared information and answered questions as credit union professionals voiced concerns on a number of key issues.

Association Hosts Small-Credit-Union Roundtables

The NWCUA recently completed a series of roundtables with small credit unions. Some of the hottest issues included examination practices, regulatory burdens, insurance, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) accountability, and field of membership.

The Knowledge Curve: Quantifying the Value in Disciplined Investing

One of the most intriguing similarities among credit union management teams is their lack of awareness with regards to the wide disparity between top performing investment portfolios and bottom performing investment portfolios.

Trade Reports Place Washington in the Middle of Merger Trends

Two reports by the Credit Union Times’ Jim Rubenstein this week placed Washington in the middle of what may be examples of trends in strategic mergers between credit unions with multi-state operations.

League Announces Support for Third District Contender

Credit union professionals from throughout Clark, Cowlitz and Thurston counties gathered at Fibre Federal Credit Union to show their support of third Congressional district contender Jaime Herrera as the Washington Credit Union League announced its official support for her campaign.