BECU to Expand Presence in the Greater Spokane Area

Washington State’s largest credit union plans to open three new financial centers in the Spokane area in 2016.

Harborstone Credit Union Pays it Forward 27 Times

With their internal competition and “12 Days of Pay it Forward,” Harborstone multiplied their impact.

Northwest Credit Unions Leave People ‘Stunned, Grateful’ with Pay it Forward

Credit unions “paid it forward” into their communities on International Credit Union Day, demonstrating the credit union difference with stacks of cash.

Northwest Credit Unions to Hand Out Stacks of Cash for International Credit Union Day

Credit unions preparing to “pay it forward” to community members, make the credit union difference tangible and memorable.

ICU Day: Pay it Forward

The NWCUA is urging credit unions to “pay it forward” on International Credit Union Day. Cash seed money will be offered randomly to credit union attendees at Amplify Convention in Spokane next month.

Lucy Ito Named New CEO of NASCUS

NASCUS said that Ito, of California and Nevada League, will replace retiring CEO Fortney later this year.

Point West Credit Union’s Amy Nelson and Nick Hodson: Ready to Pay It Forward

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the past, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: Amy Nelson and Nick Hodson, co-CEOs of Point West Credit Union.

NCUA’s Matz tells Amplify Crowd: ‘Our Job is to Help Credit Unions Move Forward’

Credit unions say they face a regulatory burden that often feels oppressive, but NCUA board Chairman Debbie Matz said Tuesday that the federal regulator has taken significant steps to ease that burden, and she insisted that “gone are the days when we say no simply because we’ve always said no.”

Legislation to Reduce Privacy Notices Moves Forward

A bill that would amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act by eliminating costly and repetitive privacy notice mailing requirements passed the House of Representatives Tuesday, marking another step toward lessening the compliance burden.

Washington DFI Promotes Lacy-Roberts to Credit Union Program Manager

Doug Lacy-Roberts, long-time Washington State Division of Credit Unions examiner, has been promoted to the Department of Financial Institution’s Credit Union program manager, overseeing the examination and supervision of state credit unions.

Pierce County Chapter Launches Website Using Foundation Grant

The Pierce County Chapter of Credit Unions used funds from a Foundation grant to launch a dedicated chapter website to serve as a resource for credit union professionals and volunteers.

Sen. Murray, Previous Supporter of Credit Unions’ Tax Exemption, to Co-Chair Powerful Committee Charged with Cutting Over $1.5 Trillion in Government Spending

The Northwest Credit Union Association is hopeful that Sen. Patty Murray’s appointment as co-chair of a new deficit reduction committee will be favorable to credit unions.

Northwest Credit Union Association Formed

New trade group rolls out identity following board affirmation of member vote.

Heard and Overheard July 15, 2010

Voices of the credit union movement, in Washington and beyond.