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Junior Achievement Seeking Volunteers to Teach Financial Literacy

The Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter of Junior Achievement is seeking volunteers in Gresham, Portland and Beaverton, OR.

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CUNA GAC Dates Announced

The largest credit union advocacy event of the year will bring thousands of credit union leaders to tell Congress and regulators about the Credit Union Difference.

Washington Legislature Reviews Tax Exemptions, Budget Proposals

Washington lawmakers are taking a close look at tax exemptions in the final weeks of the 2016 regular session.

Legislation of Interest to Washington Credit Unions in Spotlight in Olympia

Northwest Credit Union Association-backed bills on credit freezes, foreclosure, and mortgage fraud are progressing in the Washington legislature. Expect to see a flurry of activity in the final three weeks of the session.

Compliance Center: CFPB Issues Bulletin on Reporting Negative Account Histories

The CFPB warns financial institutions about misreporting account information to credit reporting companies; your question answered about FCRA requirements for credit reporting; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Washington Legislative Week in Review

As Wednesday’s house of origin deadline approaches, most bills being tracked by the Northwest Credit Union Association remain in committee—but a pair of key bills are moving toward passage.

Cheney Federal Credit Union Celebrates 65th Anniversary

Cheney FCU marked a milestone this month—its 65th anniversary. The Washington credit union treated members to popcorn in the branch for the celebration.

Washington Credit Union Advocates Advance Fraud and Foreclosure Bills During Annual Credit Union Day at the Capitol

A grassroots army of 200 credit union advocates helped move the needle on the policy advancement strategy in the areas of fraud- and foreclosure-related legislation during last week’s Credit Union Day at the Capitol.

Regulatory Call to Action: NCUA’s FOM Proposal Comment Deadline is February 8

Credit unions are being called to action in support of NCUA’s field of membership (FOM) proposal by the February 8 deadline. The bank lobby has piled on anti credit union rhetoric to deny consumers access to affordable financial services.

Regulatory Call to Action: NCUA’s FOM Proposal Comment Deadline is February 8

Credit unions are being called to action in support of NCUA’s field of membership (FOM) proposal by the February 8 deadline. The bank lobby has piled on anti credit union rhetoric to deny consumers access to affordable financial services.

Washington Legislative Update: Deadline for Floor Votes Approaches

Credit union bills await floor votes as legislative session nears its halfway point.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bills Await Floor Vote

As credit union advocates gathered en masse at the capitol, credit union bills passed out of committee.

Washington Legislative Week in Review, Feb 9-13

NWCUA-sponsored bills receive hearing, now face Friday deadline.

Compliance Center: NCUA Releases 2015 Regulation Review List

NCUA reviewing one third of its regulations; answer to your question about automatic loan payments; plus legal briefs.

America Saves Week Starts February 23

The annual campaign to encourage better savings practices invites you to engage your members in savings best practices.

Washington Legislative Week in Review, Feb 2-6

Both NWCUA-sponsored bills to amend the Washington Credit Union Act are up for hearings this week.

NCUA Grant Money Available for Low-Income Credit Unions

Grant round open for training staff and hiring interns; applications take only minutes.

Washington Legislative Week in Review, Jan 26-30

Two new credit union bills introduced, supplemental operating budget passes House, plus movement on other important bills.