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Young CU Pros Urged to “Crash” Feb GAC in Washington

CUNA’s Governmental Affairs Conference is February 26 through March 2 in Washington, DC. And young credit union professionals have a chance to crash the party.

NCUA Warns of Text Phishing Scam

The regulator has received consumer calls about a suspicious text message claiming to come from the agency.

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Back to Reality: NWCUF Launching Second Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza

In celebration of International Credit Union Day, NWCUF is hosting a second multi-city, multi credit union financial reality fair extravaganza. We’d love for you to participate this time around!

Association Urges Exam Improvements in Letter to NCUA

Chair Metsger established the exam flexibility initiative, requesting input from stakeholders. Now is your chance to add your voice and influence the debate.

New Business Services, MBL Networking Group Starting Soon

Focusing on helping credit unions collaborate and utilize best practices in providing commercial services to members, the first meeting is August 10.

Rivermark Creates $100,000 Endowment With Oregon Community Foundation

The fund will provide grants to non-profit organizations that support small businesses with ready access to capital and other resources to succeed, resulting in improved economic vitality in the local community.

Compliance Center: FFIEC Issues IT Examination Appendix for Mobile Financial Services

FFIEC issues a revised Retail Systems Payment booklet; question on ‘positive owner contact’ with dormant accounts and legal briefs.

Credit Unions Urged to Update Information, Connect With Potential New Members

www.asmarterchoice.org,a website that allows consumers to search for credit unions in their area, is seeking up-to-date information from participants.

CO-OPatopia to Celebrate Fourth Year This Saturday in Olympia

CO-OPatopia celebrates the cooperative business model and its place in the local economy while encouraging greater cooperation among those businesses. The fourth annual celebration takes place this weekend.

10 Ways to Prepare for a Core Conversion

Technology is the driving force of the financial services industry’s growth, and credit unions are investing in new tech to serve their members. Here are 10 important things to remember when preparing for a core conversion.

New Video: Transforming Teens’ Financial Literacy Skills

A new video from the NCUF highlights the power of Financial Reality Fairs to transform high schoolers’ understanding of personal financial management.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Wins $20k Grant for Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza

The grant will help fund an innovative one-day Northwest credit union event teaching high school students the fundamentals of sound financial decision making.

CO-OPatopia to Highlight Impact of Cooperatives in the Northwest

Northwest credit unions and other cooperatives will turn Olympia intersection into “Co-op Street” as part of free regional event celebrating the impact of cooperative businesses.

Visa to Contact Credit Unions Over Target Breach Settlement

Target has agreed to reimburse Visa card issuers up to $67 million for costs associated with their massive 2013 data breach.

Northwest Credit Unions Boost Breach and Fraud Protection with Vero Partnership

Vero, a leading provider of identity theft and data breach protection and recovery services, is offering its services to Northwest credit unions through a partnership with Strategic Link.

Point West #DriveHope Campaign to Raise Funds for Local Nonprofit

The campaign supports Metropolitan Family Services’ “Ways to Work” program by inspiring members and the community to share their answers to the question, “What drives you?”

Calling all Youth Marketing and Financial Education Professionals!

The National Youth Involvement Board’s Annual Conference is coming up in San Antonio, Texas for all those involved in reaching and educating the next generation of credit union members.

Skimming — Not Just for Your Lattes Anymore

In the wake of ATM skimming cases affecting Oregon financial institutions, here are some important tips to help your team and your members avoid fraud.