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Former Secretary of State Colin Powell to Deliver CUNA GAC Keynote

During his keynote, Powell will discuss leadership, confidence and American optimism as he shares key lessons learned from his experience in public service.

BECU, Gesa, TwinStar CU Staff Among Latest CUDE Class in Madison

The Northwest CUDE-certified universe grew by four recently as part of a 40 person training was held with the Foundation.

CUNA: CU Membership Passes 108 Million Nationwide

September was another strong month for credit unions according to CUNA senior economist Perc Pineda.

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NWCUA, ICUL Announce Two Year Strategic Management Alliance

NWCUA will provide a full suite of Association products, services, and programming to ICUL member credit unions.

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President’s Vision a Call to Action for CU Professionals to ‘Connect & Influence’

In setting the tone for the next three years, NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang challenged Northwest credit union leaders to continue to grow the Movement and reach toward 75% market share by 2025.

Consolidated Community CU’s New Branches, Technology Enhance Member and Employee Experience

Portland-based Consolidated Community Credit Union completed an aggressive plan to open or remodel three branches and roll out a suite of online and mobile technology—all in 18 months.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

Washington State Legislature called into special session.

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz to Step Down April 30

NCUA Chair Debbie Matz announced she will step down April 30. On her watch, credit unions hit the 100 million membership and $1 trillion asset benchmarks.

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Congress to Cordray: Dodd-Frank Not Intended for Credit Unions, Community Banks

The majority of Congress—including a large delegation of Northwest members— agrees that the CFPB’s approach may unintentionally burden credit unions and community banks. More than 240 Members of Congress have written Director Richard Cordray to tell him so.

Northwest Continues Strong Presence on CUNA Board—Keesee Elected to Board

In another demonstration of the Northwest’s engagement with the nationwide credit union Movement, Debie Keesee was elected to CUNA’s Board of Directors, joining Troy Stang, who was reelected. Fellow Northwesterner and CUNA Board Chairwoman Susan Streifel will step down from her post in 2016 as she reaches her term limit.

Obama Signs Into Law Three Credit Union Regulatory Relief Measures

Modernizations to privacy notification requirements, opening of FHLB membership to privately insured credit unions, and changes to the CFPB’s treatment of “rural” areas were all signed into law as part of a comprehensive highway bill.

CUNA Study to Document $6.6 Billion Regulatory Burden Costs

Nearly 300 credit unions logged in for CUNA’s first Membership Webinar last week and got a preview of a bombshell study showing the cost of the regulatory burden is $6.6 billion.

CUNA Invites Credit Unions to Webinar Thursday

The Credit Union National Association is inviting member credit unions to take a front row seat to find out what’s in the works at the national level.

CUNA CEO Jim Nussle: Engage Real People in Advocacy

Nussle called for all credit unions, CEOs, Board Members, and professionals to engage in credit union advocacy and to rally their members.

Get the Latest Movement Updates at Amplify Convention

The credit union movement is evolving rapidly to meet the changing demands of consumers in a dynamic legislative and regulatory landscape. October’s Amplify Convention in Portland offers the latest news.

Credit Unions Experience Fastest Loan Growth in Their History

Latest CUNA Mutual Group report highlights record $10.2 billion in loans added by credit unions, plus membership growth hits its fastest rate in two decades.

Credit Union Value Greets Lawmakers at Flagship National Conference

State leagues, CUNA, AACUL, CUNA Mutual Group and Washington State Credit Unions join forces to put America’s credit unions front and center at state lawmakers’ conference.

July is CULAC Month! What’s Your Fundraising Plan?

Each July, credit unions come together to raise money for CULAC, the political action committee that helps elect credit union champions to Congress. Learn how to support Credit Unions for Kids while raising CULAC funds, and more.