Three Kitsap County credit unions are collaborating for the second public event this year designed to help members cope with economic concerns. The next event, scheduled for Wednesday, will offer money management workshops.
An Oregon Supreme Court ruling opens the door for financial institutions to return to a quicker, less expensive non-judicial foreclosure process. More on how the ruling could affect credit unions is explained in this week’s compliance report.
A trio of Washington credit unions will again partner with community agencies and the Northwest Credit Union Foundation to help Kitsap area residents deal with the financial impact of government budget cuts. The last event the credit unions sponsored in March drew a crowd of more than 250 people.
Four Northwest credit unions took home Chapter Excellence Awards for outstanding service under the Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Philosophy in Action categories. The recently reactivated Evergreen Chapter won the Overall Best Practice banner.
Several credit union professionals in Oregon’s Lane County took up the advocacy mantle this week, hearing from candidates and meeting with legislators to share the credit union difference.
Your rundown on who’s doing what in the Northwest credit union movement.
The trend of credit union mergers in the Northwest continues, as Ferndale Refinery Credit Union and Industrial Credit Union of Whatcom County have announced plans to combine operations on Oct. 1.
Steve Albers, president and founder of Tacoma-based insurance company Albers & Co., passed away Friday evening after being critically injured in a bike accident. A celebration of life will be held today at 3 p.m. at Fircrest Golf Club.
Washington credit unions offered support to Supreme Court Justices Susan Owens, Steve Gonzales and returning candidate Richard Sanders, who face election Aug. 7. Anthem tagged along for Justice Owens’ visits to credit unions.
The credit unions of Lane County, Oregon, completed their two-year, $150,000 Credit Unions for Kids fundraising goal for Sacred Heart Medical Center in just over one-and-a-half years.
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.
The Pierce County Chapter of Credit Unions used funds from a Foundation grant to launch a dedicated chapter website to serve as a resource for credit union professionals and volunteers.
Despite a week’s worth of winter weather, a number of bills that could impact credit unions saw progress in the Washington Legislature last week.
This Washington legislative update explains the details of the new political map that was unanimously approved by the state’s Redistricting Commission Sunday evening.
The FHFA announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2012 will remain at 2011 levels in all but one U.S. county.
Credit Unions for Kids gets a boost and the credit union community gets to dress to the nines at â€œLunch at Tiffanyâ€™sâ€ on Nov. 2. The event takes place at Eugeneâ€™s Valley River Inn.
This Oregon legislative update explains how the Oregon House of Representatives will look different after 2012, as several House members have announced their resignation or are running for a different office.
Your rundown of who is doing what and where.