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Washington State DFI Releases 3 DCU Bulletins Affecting State Chartered CUs

Bulletins include notice on MBL Rulemaking, suspended following the recent ICBA lawsuit filed against the NCUA.

Former NCUA Chair Matz Elected to Mutual of Omaha Board

Matz, the only person to ever serve two different terms on the NCUA board, resigned in April.

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Second Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza Estimated to Reach Nearly 3,000 (and Counting)

With the majority of fairs planned on or around International Credit Union Day, the NWCUF collaborative effort has exploded in number of students reached, far-outpacing the original.

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NCUA Releases Diversity & Inclusion Checklist

FFIEC has also released a revised information security booklet. Plus, the latest Legal Briefs and your compliance question of the week.

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.

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DCU Going to Electronic Consumer Complaint Communication

Starting in October, the Washington Dept. of Financial Institutions, Division of Credit Unions, will notify the credit union of the filed complaint through encrypted email with a read receipt upon delivery.

When it Comes to Financial Education, Credit Unions Speak Your Language

Providing free, financial education is part of the credit union DNA. At Clackamas FCU, it’s offered in English or Spanish.

Point West Among 28 CUs in U.S., Canada Participating in Filene Minority Household Incubator

Point West was chosen for the Non-Citizen Lending Program, which offers credit cards, personal loans, and vehicle loans to non-citizens at the same rates as traditional consumer lending products.

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LifeCounts Represents ‘Best of Breed’ in Growth of Strategic Link’s betaSpace Program

The LifeCounts mobile service gathers all of a user’s financial accounts across all institutions into one easy place, providing alerts and making their financial lives easier to monitor.

NCUF Hosting Twitter Chat on Member, Staff Financial Health

During the Twitter chat, credit unions and their staff are encouraged to share best practices and examples of their efforts to improve the financial health of members and staff

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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!

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Security: It’s Everyone’s Problem

When we talk about member service, we most often are discussing innovative ways to help our members’ success through services, products, and financial education. However, there are other ways that credit unions deliver excellent member service that aren’t something we normally discuss. One of those ways is member data security.

Jim Nussle Testifies to HFSC on Regulatory Relief

Also, CUNA’s Ryan Donovan shares a recap of 2016’s 360-degree advocacy victories and charts a path forward.

CO-OP to Sponsor Filene Center for Emerging Technology

CO-OP is Lead Sponsor of Filene Initiative to Keep Credit Unions at Forefront of Fintech.

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Teacher Giveback at ACUC Sets Stage for Better Prepared Teachers, Mentors

As America’s Credit Union Conference welcomed more than 1,000 credit union leaders to Seattle, the Credit Union Difference was demonstrated in a way that will make more than 30,000 Washington students “money smart.”

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.”

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NWCUA Set to Welcome ACUC to Pacific Northwest

America’s Credit Union Conference will come together in Seattle, billed as one of the most ‘innovative’ conferences of the year.