CO-OP Announces CO-OP Purpose

The social responsibility program offers turnkey, impactful community initiatives.

Blueprint for Success Offers Strategic Advice for Credit Unions

Now that the Fed has raised interest rates, what does that mean for credit unions? In January, balance sheet experts from your Strategic Link partner Catalyst Strategic Solutions and Catalyst Corporate will attempt to answer that question in their third annual Blueprint for Success multimedia production.

Catalyst Corporate to Broadcast Mid-Year Economic Update

Credit unions are invited for an in-depth look at current economic trends, and how those trends will impact member spending, loan growth projections, liquidity and more.

Catalyst Launches New Websites

Expanded content and enhanced navigation make the new sites more friendly and efficient for credit unions.

Catalyst Corporate Opens Online Registration For Accelerating Success Conference

Sessions include mobile trends, credit union research, economic outlook, and plenty of humor.

Join Catalyst Corporate for 2015 ‘Blueprint for Success’

Multimedia broadcast will include comprehensive economic outlook for credit unions.

No 2014 Share Insurance Fund Premium: NCUA

The NCUA says no 2014 premium, approves joint rule amending flood insurance and correction to corporate rule.

Catalyst Corporate ‘Supercharges’ 2014 Education and Training

From cloud computing and student loans to corporate checking and portfolio strategies, new webinars from Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union are designed to help member credit unions achieve their training and education goals.

Deadline Approaches for Submitting 2013 Credit Unions for Kids Fundraising Proceeds

Proceeds from all Credit Unions for Kids events must be submitted to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals by Friday, Jan. 24, in order to count toward 2013 fundraising goals.

Northwest Credit Unions Cheer News of No Stabilization Fund Assessment

Northwest credit unions cheered the news this week that there will be no Corporate Stabilization Fund assessment in 2014, saying the decision by the National Credit Union Administration “demonstrates the resiliency of the credit union system.”

‘Inside Exchange’: NCUA Chair Debbie Matz Talks About Corporate Assessments, Stress Testing & More

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz talks about the anticipated range of corporate assessments, a new stress-testing proposal and a variety of other key topics in the first of a two-part video interview for CUNA’s “Inside Exchange.”

Credit Unions Should Be Moving Forward with Mobile—Even Smaller Ones

The fact you need to be in the mobile game is a given, since at least 69% of Northwest consumers have Smartphones. So what features do your members most want? We know the answer thanks to recent research by Strategic Link business partner Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union.

NCUA Releases Letter to Credit Unions Regarding Corporate Assessment

Credit unions will receive invoices next month for their 2013 Corporate Stabilization Fund Assessment. The Compliance Report details the NCUA’s plan for the year.

NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit Attendees Hear Study Debunking Bank Lobby Claims about Credit Union Tax Model

More than 60 credit union leaders took a deep dive into the ECONorthwest study debunking the bank lobby’s claims about the credit union tax model. The study was a keynote presentation at the NWCUA/CUES Executive Summit taking place this week in Sunriver, Oregon.

NCUA Reduces Budget, Establishes Stabilization Fund Assessments

The NCUA cut its 2013 operating budget by $2.6 million—the fourth mid-year budget decrease the agency has approved. The board also set the Stabilization Fund assessment at 8.0 basis points.

NWCUA Sends ECONorthwest Report to President Obama

NWCUA President/CEO Troy Stang has shared the ECONorthwest study with President Obama. In a letter sent to the White House this week, Stang discredits the bank lobby’s claims about credit unions’ tax model.

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Northwest Credit Union Leaders to Continue Service on Catalyst Board of Directors

Northwest credit union leaders Rick Hein and Bill Before will continue service as members of the board for Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union. The corporate credit union serves 1,300 credit unions across the country.

As Not-for-Profit Cooperatives, Credit Unions Leverage Corporate Tax Exemption for Member Benefit

Now is the time for credit union leadership to educate boards, staff, members and legislators about the structure, value and impact the credit union charter delivers to the members and communities served. The credit mnion message is supported by strong data.