Applications for Free NCUA Consulting Due November 30

Small and new credit unions, and those with low-income designation, are encouraged to apply for free consulting from the Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives.

Australia’s Gold Coast to Host Professionals from 50 Countries at World Credit Union Conference

Credit union executives and volunteers from more than 50 countries will gather on Australia’s Gold Coast for World Council’s 2014 World Credit Union Conference in July.

NCA Security & Technology Insight: The Unique Challenges of Controlling Java Exploits

Java has been a very hot topic for security managers this year due to a steady stream of 0-day Java vulnerabilities that have been disclosed, with many of them being exploited in the wild. NCA Security and Technology Insight tackles the issue this week.

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.

Overcoming the Challenges of 2012

John M. Floyd, chairman and CEO of Strategic Link business partner John M. Floyd & Associates, writes about the barriers still facing credit unions as the industry and economy work their way back from the current recession.

Brorson’s ‘Life on the Edge in Kitsap County’ Event to Shed Light on Challenges of Poverty

True to the “People Helping People” philosophy, Kitsap Credit Union’s Cathy Brorson is working to illuminate the true challenges associated with poverty-based decision-making and to engage community leaders from all sectors in finding solutions.

Join a Council to Share Wisdom, Solve Problems

Registration is now open for the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) 2012 Networking Councils, affording credit union professionals the opportunity to learn cutting-edge techniques, discuss best practices and make new professional connections throughout the region.

NWCUA Leadership Wraps Up Town Hall Meetings

NWCUA CEO John Annaloro and President Troy Stang personally visited with credit union leaders throughout Washington and Oregon, giving member CEOs the opportunity to gather information and weigh in on a variety of issues impacting the credit union movement.

NWCUA Town Hall Meetings to Begin Next Week

Ten Town Hall Meetings beginning next week will give Washington and Oregon CEOs the opportunity to weigh in on regulation, advocacy, government budget wrangling and other issues impacting the credit union movement. Northwest Credit Union Association CEO John Annaloro and President Troy Stang will personally visit with the credit union leaders in convenient locations throughout the states.

A Video Message from CUNA President Bill Cheney

Credit Union National Association (CUNA) President/CEO Bill Cheney is one of three nationally known financial industry leaders headlining the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Convention and Annual Business Meeting in September. He shares a video message today.