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President’s Vision a Call to Action for CU Professionals to ‘Connect & Influence’

In setting the tone for the next three years, NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang challenged Northwest credit union leaders to continue to grow the Movement and reach toward 75% market share by 2025.

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Save the Date: OR and WA CU Days at the Capitol Around the Corner

Credit Union Day at the Capitol is the simplest, and most effective, way to engage in credit union advocacy. Find out how your involvement can make a difference.

Scones and Loans: STCU, Rocket Bakery Form ‘Sweet Partnership’

Spokane’s STCU announced a co-located downtown branch with Rocket Bakery, with construction to be completed by fall.

Members Approve CUNA Bylaws Modernization

Credit Union National Association member credit unions have approved the first significant change to CUNA’s bylaws since the national trade association was founded in 1934.

Northwest Credit Union Leaders Speak at Korean Credit Union Conference

CEOs of two Northwest credit unions presented at a conference in Korea. In the process, they learned the issues credit unions around the world face aren’t so different after all.

NWCUA Board 2015 Membership Election Process Concludes

The NWCUA finalized its 2015/2016 Board of Directors, moving to a nine-person Board from the previous eleven seats.

Fibre Federal Acquisition of TLC Creates Big Benefits

Members of both credit unions will benefit from more branches, better offerings, and a stronger overall position.

New betaSpace Partner SavvyIntel Helps Credit Unions Find the Gold in Their Data

With data becoming one of the biggest profit centers in American business, betaSpace is adding business intelligence and big data analysis firm SavvyIntel to its roster to help Northwest credit unions thrive.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bills Awaiting House Vote

With only three weeks left in the legislative session, credit union bills await vote while budgets are debated. Vote expected by week’s end.

Credit Union Advocates Prepared for Big 2015

Northwest credit unions bring comprehensive legislative agenda, momentum into 2015.

Sound Credit Union and Darigold Federal Credit Union Complete Merger

Year-long merger completes final step with DFCU accounts and services integrated into Sound.

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

Advantis Credit Union awards $50K in GROW Grants, United Health Services Credit Union opens a new Spokane Valley branch and Clackamas Federal Credit Union donations exceed original goal by more than 30% to help non-profits.

iQ Credit Union, Lacamas Community Credit Union Announce Plans to Merge

iQ Credit Union and Lacamas Community Credit Union, two of Southwest Washington’s oldest financial institutions, announced plans Wednesday to merge into what would become one of the area’s largest credit unions with a combined 67,000 members and total assets of more than $695 million.

Compliance Question of the Week

Can a power of attorney appoint more than one attorney-in-fact?

Ride and Rock is Shining Example of Credit Unions for Kids Fundraising Success

A partnership between iQ and Fibre credit unions rallied the credit union community together and raised nearly $40,000 for sick children. The Ride and Rock was one of many events this year benefiting Credit Unions for Kids. The Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Josalyn Alston recaps a colorful and memorable day.

Red Canoe Teams with New York Credit Union to Compare ‘Apples to Apples’

Red Canoe Credit Union is implementing a joint employee sales promotion with Empower Credit Union of New York called “Apples to Apples” that will allow staff to share best practices and challenges with their counterparts.

Compliance Question of the Week

What can we do if a member has declared bankruptcy and only wants to reaffirm on one, but not all, of the loans he or she has with the credit union?

Oregon Legislative Update: Betsy Close Chosen to Replace Sen. Frank Morse

This Oregon Legislative Update details the appointment of Betsy Close to the State Senate and provides updated voter registration figures in Oregon leading up to the November election.