How Northwest Credit Unions Can Help Schools Teach About Money With Free and Low-Cost Resources

An innovative partnership between a credit union and a local college of education will provide free financial literacy lesson plans in English and Spanish.

Free Orientation Prepares You to Teach Financial Education

If you have ever wanted to volunteer to offer quality financial education, join an upcoming Financial Beginnings workshop and join them in empowering youth and adults to take control of their financial futures.

Young Credit Union Professionals: Apply for Free Auction Seats!

Three lucky up-and-coming credit union leaders will rub elbows with C-level executives from around the region at October’s Roaring ‘20s Auction benefiting Credit Unions for Kids. Apply now for your chance to attend.

Learn How to Get More From Your Data With Free Webinar

Strategic Link’s newest betaSpace partner, SavvyIntel, will show credit unions how they can get returns from the data they already have.

Deadline Nears for Free NCUA Consulting

Minority Depository Institutions, low-income designated credit unions, and those with total assets of less than $50 million are encouraged to apply.

BECU and Financial Beginnings Bring Free Fin-Ed to Seattle Youth

The credit union and nonprofit financial education group will connect classrooms with free, quality curriculum and qualified volunteers.

Applications for Free NCUA Consulting Due November 30

Small and new credit unions, and those with low-income designation, are encouraged to apply for free consulting from the Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

WECU donates $46,220 to local nonprofits in Q2; Unitus wins fans with “Free Lunch Fridays”; Gesa Credit Union Raises $90K to support community shelters and the Washington Asset Building Coalition invites credit unions to its summer meeting.

Email Marketing: You Can Bank On It After Webinar

Making your email marketing stand out from the pack is difficult. Find solutions at Harland Clarke’s free webinar June 17.

Free CUNA Webinar to Address Key Aspects of NCUA’s Risk-Based Capital Proposal

Can the NCUA’s proposed Rick-Based Capital Rule be fixed? That’s the question CUNA will ask in a free one-hour webinar that will explore key aspects of the proposal. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, March 19, and is limited to the first 500 registrants.

Washington Credit Unions Invited to Explore ‘Save to Win’ Program in Free Webinar

More than 16,700 previously under-banked consumers have mastered the savings habit, collectively depositing nearly $40 million into Save to Win accounts offered by credit unions in four states. Six Washington credit unions began offering the program in April 2013, and others are invited to join the program. An informational webinar is being offered Jan. 27.

Free Webinars to Help Build Social Media, Community Impact and Mobile Marketing Muscles

A great social media strategy is a must for any successful business, but that’s especially true for credit unions because connectivity is one of the experiences members most value. A series of free webinars is being offered to NWCUA members through Café Give, with the first scheduled for Jan. 16.

Learn More About Helping Members ‘Save to Win’ in Free Webinar

Washington credit unions interested in helping their members “Save to Win” can learn more about the program Dec. 18 in a free webinar sponsored by CU Solutions Group and the Northwest Credit Union Association.

Free Webinar to Highlight Upgrades to CO-OP Financial Services’ Sprig Digital Wallet

CO-OP Financial Services has scheduled a free webinar on Dec. 10 to unveil enhancements to its Sprig by CO-OP digital wallet, including the ability to make out-of-network, pay-anyone payments.

Free Auto Club Memberships Help Drive Loan Traffic to Peninsula Credit Union

Peninsula Credit Union has seen a big increase in auto-loan traffic after dropping rates and offering car buyers a free one-year membership in the Credit Union Auto Club.

No Need to Bid: These ‘Boardwalk of Miracles’ Photos Are Free!

Dozens of photos from the Northwest Credit Union Association’s “Boardwalk of Miracles” auction are now online. Bidders raised more than $130,000 for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Were you there?

Kitsap Credit Unions Offer Resources, Leadership to Help Members ‘Survive Sequestration’

Peninsula Community Federal, Connection, and Kitsap Credit Unions brought local legislators and non-profit organizations together with the credit union community to offer help—and hope—to members impacted by sequestration.

Credit Unions Protect, Engage Members on Community ‘Shred Days’

With the end of tax season just around the corner, several Northwest credit unions are helping their members stay protected from fraud and identity theft by offering safe disposal of sensitive documents on “shred days.”