Help Your Members Give the Right Gift, the First Time

In today’s fast-paced digital world, gift cards have gone from gift-of-last-resort to crowd favorites, says LSC. Make sure you’re stocked up for your members this holiday season, and order by November 30 for a special bonus.

Help Your Members Give the Right Gift, the First Time

In today’s fast-paced digital world, gift cards have gone from gift-of-last-resort to crowd favorites, says LSC. Make sure you’re stocked up for your members this holiday season, and order by November 30 for a special bonus.

Heroes of Hope Credit Unions for Kids Auction: Call for Donations – Deadline Extended!

The NWCUA’s dinner and auction benefitting Credit Unions for Kids is less than a month away. Deadline for auction donations extended to September 26 to raise record amounts of money for the kids.

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

Rivermark Community Credit Union lowers interest rates for more than 9,700 credit card holders; NW Priority Credit Union raises $5,481 for Muscular Dystrophy Association; More credit unions collect food, clothing and toys for neighbors in need.

Help Credit Unions for Kids By Donating Auction Items

A “Real Housewives of Portland” basket, gift certificates to Portland’s trendiest restaurants, and an Arizona Spring Training Vacation are up for grabs at the Credit Unions for Kids Auction. Can you top that? Donations are still being accepted for the big event.

Legal Briefs

Your weekly update on the regulatory landscape.

MAP Introduces In-Branch Gift Card Displays

Cyndie Martini, president and CEO of Member Access Pacific (MAP), explains how in-branch gift card displays can enhance the member branch experience through MAP’s seamless, stress-free program.

LSC Prepaid Program Announces Enhancements and Procedure Changes

Strategic Link Strategic Partner LSC encourages all credit union staff that order, issue or fund prepaid cards to attend a webinar outlining changes to LSC’s programs that will take effect Oct. 3.

ICUL Service Corp Rolls Out ‘Moms, Dads & Grads’ Line of Gift Cards

The ICUL Service Corporation, a Strategic Link business partner, offers several programs to help credit unions compete with gift card and reloadable “stored value” debit cards, including a new series geared toward soon-to-be graduates.

Give Colleagues the Gift of Continued Education

A gift certificate for continued education and professional development through the NWCUA’s Training and Development Department is the perfect gift for friends and co-workers in the credit union movement this holiday season.

Compliance Question of the Week

If credit unions give new members $25 cash gift for opening a new share deposit account, is there an IRS reporting requirement?

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

The big news in Salem last week was the release of the House and Senate redistricting plans. Plus a review of various bills that could affect Oregon credit unions.