The third branch features interactive teller machines to serve members in Snohomish County.
The May 25 conference will focus on four specific asset building strategies, featuring speakers and interactive discussions.
After fire destroyed a critical building, Northwest credit unions raced to the aid of the school and the district.
The 45 million immigrants in the U.S. represent a huge opportunity to make an impact in asset building for many families and communities.
The LEED-certified facility will accommodate the credit union’s 30-year growth plan, accommodating over 200 staff at capacity.
Equality Washington launched a crowd-funding campaign to charter America’s first LGBTQ-focused credit union.
Washington’s rural Vashon Island will have two credit unions when Our Community Credit Union opens a new branch there next week; Valley Credit Union helps raise more than $14,000 for crime victims and collects much-needed supplies for struggling families; Providence Federal Credit Union’s ‘Community Impact’ Committee sees immediate results; Next week’s Young Credit Union Professionals meeting will focus on advocacy.
Northwest Community Credit Union broke ground on a new headquarters in downtown Eugene, Ore. this week, offering not just a facility for staff and members, but a community meeting resource as well.
Spokane Teachers Credit Union announced plans last week to open a new branch and house its commercial lending program in downtown Spokane’s historic Hutton Building, a move CEO Tom Johnson said “gives STCU an opportunity to reclaim an architectural treasure.”
A member business loan from OSU Federal Credit Union helped a Corvallis-area fitness center expand its facilities, and the renovated building now leases space to four additional businesses. Owner Jason Wallis said OSU Federal “really helped simplify the process and took a personal interest in making this happen.”
According to Richard Kansky, president of Green Acres Landscape in Salem, Ore., his relationship with Valley Credit Union has been the key to helping his business survive the recession: “It is so important to be able to sit across the table from someone who understands your business needs and has the authority to address those needs,” he said.
Believing those who oppose expanding credit union business lending are opposing community development, A Portland developer parlays a credit union member business loan into several thriving businesses and 100 jobs.
Free White Paper from CSCU: Rewards Programs Are Essential For Building and Retaining Member Loyalty
A free white paper from Card Services for Credit Unions (CSCU) explains how credit unions can implement a new rewards program and manage existing programs more effectively.
Your rundown on who’s doing what in the Northwest credit union movement.
Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union announced that Richard Romero, currently the COO of Los Angeles Firemen’s Credit Union, will take over as the new President and CEO. He replaces Bob Harvey, who retired in July 2011.
At least eight Northwest credit unions have expressed an interest in a collaborative launch of prize-linked savings programs in early 2012. Larger credit unions are being invited to join the effort.
The NCUA stated that a CUSO is permitted to act as a landlord, provided the majority of the property is leased to credit unions and members of affiliated credit unions.
The signâ€™s unveiling took place at Cutterâ€™s retirement party, celebrating his 40 years as CEO with his last day scheduled for July.