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2016 Spectrum Awards Recognize Best Marketing from Northwest Credit Unions

NWCUA’s Spectrum Awards recognized the best of marketing, public relations, and communications by Northwest credit unions late last week. Thirty-nine awards were presented following dinner and drinks in a packed Hotel Monaco ballroom full of nominees from around the Northwest.

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.

Solarity CEO Meets With State Representatives in Washington D.C.

Solarity Credit Union’s Mina Worthington reflects on her time in our nation’s capital and what it showed her about the future of the credit union movement.

Outstanding Credit Union Marketing Efforts Honored at Spectrum Awards

Northwest credit unions were celebrated by their peers for outstanding marketing efforts in branding, broadcast, new media, and more.

CardNAV by CO-OP to be Introduced to Credit Unions at Amplify Convention October 8

Do your members want mobile card controls and alerts? There’s an app for that. CardNav by CO-OP will be introduced by CO-OP Financial Services at Amplify on October 8, and in an October 22 webinar.

Regulators Respond to Inslee on Marijuana Banking

Federal Regulators responded to Governor Inslee’s May Letter, saying they are reviewing FinCEN guidance and calling on Congress to provide legislative clarity.

SELCO, Greater Oregon Announce Merger Plans

Eugene-based SELCO Community Credit Union has confirmed plans for a merger with Greater Oregon Federal Credit Union of Burns. The merger would increase member access to 18 branches.

Increase Member Loyalty with Mobile Payments

According to Member Access Pacific (MAP), mobile payments can be more than just an added feature for on-the-go credit union members. Credit unions can also use mobile technology to strategically build and maintain member loyalty through just a few important steps.

CFPB Releases First Three Final Mortgage Rules, More Expected

The CFPB last week issued the first three mortgage rule changes required by the Dodd-Frank Act, modifying ability-to-repay policies, escrow requirements for higher-priced mortgage loans, and changes to high-cost mortgage loan requirements.

Credit Unions Strut Their Stuff at 2011 NWCUA Convention

This Awards Roundup has the skinny on everyone who took home hardware at the 2011 NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting.