Point West Second in Northwest to Earn Juntos Avanzamos Designation

Portland-based Point West Credit Union raised the Juntos Avanzamos flag during a ceremony August 17, symbolizing their commitment to serving the Hispanic and Latino communities.

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.

Credit Unions Support Tens of Thousands of Northwest Jobs

Credit unions provide over 15,000 family wage jobs in Oregon and Washington, finds ECONorthwest, jobs that have a huge impact on the region.

Earn Your Local Children’s Hospital $20,000 From CU Direct

Vote for your local CMN Hospital during CU Direct’s 20th anniversary contest and you could help win that hospital a $20,000 donation.

Survey Turns Conventional Prepaid Card Wisdom on its Head

New survey results indicate that prepaid cards may not be strictly for the young and unbanked, as many middle- and upper-income consumers reported an interest in using prepaid cards provided by their bank or credit union.

Five Northwest Credit Union Pros Earn Coveted ‘Development Educator’ Designation

Five credit union professionals from the Northwest recently earned the title of Credit Union Development Educator: Steve Pagenstecher (Valley), Teresa Shively (Gesa), Sasha Kemble (Verity), Mitzi Smith (Maps) and Josh Bergman (WSECU).

Credit Unions Earn Non-Interest Income for Offering Discounts to Members Through Sprint

Several credit unions received as much as $20,000 for participating in the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount Program in 2011, a program offered through Strategic Link, the NWCUA’s wholly-owned service corporation.

Compliance Question of the Week

Should a deceased member’s account(s) continue to earn dividends?

Eight Washingonians Earn Credit Union Development Educator Status on Puget Sound Island

Eight credit union professionals from Washington earned their Development Educator (DE) designation after a week-long training at Islandwood, a school on Bainbridge Is., Wash.