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Where Are They Now? Bank Transfer Day Five Years Later

A flood of members joined credit unions because of Bank Transfer Day five years ago. Where are they now? How have their financial lives improved? Share their stories for the anniversary.

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Around the Northwest: Contributions, Service and, Engagement

Advantis CU Sends $10K to Doernbecher; iQ CU staff volunteers on holiday; Red Canoe CU’s Jacobson wins MAXX Leaderboard contest.

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NW CUs Celebrate ICU Day With Financial Education, Community Service & Recognition

Financial reality fairs were held across the Northwest to celebrate International Credit Union Day, while Spokane credit unions broke out tools for a playground build. Some Oregon fairs also featured a Proclamation from Gov. Kate Brown recognizing credit unions’ contributions to the state.

St. Helens CCU Employees Volunteer on Holiday

Employees partnered with Community Action Team on Columbus Day.

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MAXXimum Impact: 2016 MAXX Convention Brings Together Best of NW CU Movement

More than 150 credit unions, 500 Movement leaders, and 100 business partners gathered for the three day convention to share ideas, learn the newest operational solutions for their members, and glimpse at 2017 and beyond during Your Association’s Annual Business Meeting.

Too Much Denim? No Such Thing on Miracle Jeans Day

Miracle Jeans Day is coming soon. It’s a chance to link denim to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, instead of questionable early 2000s fashion statements.

Spokane Chapter ‘Hits Nail on the Head’ for ICU Day Playground Build

Spokane-area credit union staff, volunteers and resources are needed to join in the effort to build a new playground for the Northeast Youth Center on October 20.

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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!

Miracle Treat Day Gives Sweet Boost to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

The awareness campaign by Dairy Queen provides $1 from Blizzard treat sales at participating Dairy Queen locations to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

World Council of Credit Unions Announces 2016 CU Day Theme

This year’s International Credit Union Day theme will illustrate the nine principles that separate credit unions from other financial institutions.

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CFSI Announces #FinHealthMatters Day

The efforts includes a social media contest asking “what financial health means to me.”

Dave and Dan Classic Looks to Continue Credit Unions for Kids Fundraising Support

Formerly known as the “Hank and Moose Open,” the Dave and Dan Classic donated a record $757,837 for Credit Unions for Kids in 2015, which benefits Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. This year’s event is slated for July 11.

Northwest Credit Unions Celebrate Financial Fitness Day

Credit Unions around the Northwest—and around the country—celebrated Financial Fitness Day on April 6. Here is a rundown of the stories shared on social media with the #FinancialFitnessDay hashtag.

Hold a Casual Day on April 6 to Raise Funds for Financial Education

A “casual day” in your credit union on April 6 can help to support the financial education initiatives of both the Northwest Credit Union Foundation and the National Credit Union Foundation.

Grassroots Army Messages Credit Union Difference to Washington Legislators

A grassroots army of 200 credit union employees and members fanned out across the Washington State Capitol complex Thursday, messaging lawmakers about how not-for-profit, cooperative credit unions make communities stronger.

46 Credit Union Professionals Earn CUDE Designation

BECU’s Sara Moorehead is one of 46 credit union professionals to become a Certified Credit Union Development Educator.

Governor Inslee to Address Advocates at NWCUA’s Credit Union Day at the Capitol

More than 150 advocates will be in Olympia Thursday to discuss the Credit Union Movement’s policy advancement agenda with lawmakers. Against that backdrop the NWCUA is tracking foreclosure, public funds, marijuana banking, and mortgage-related legislation.

Public Funds, Payroll Card Legislation on Washington Credit Unions’ Priority List

As the Washington State Legislature rolls into its third week, credit unions’ policy advancement strategy is firmly focused on legislation concerning public fund deposits and payroll cards.