“Don’t Tax Tuesday” Twitter Marathon Scheduled for Sept. 10

Credit union advocates are being asked to fire up their twitter machines on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to welcome Congress back from recess. The NWCUA toolkit contains sample messages as well as Twitter handles for all Northwest Senators and Members of Congress.

Spectrum Marketing Awards Program Issues Call-to-Entry

The region’s best credit union marketing will be showcased in the Spectrum Awards Program. New categories and an 18-month eligibility period highlight the call-to-entry announced this week by the NWCUA.

Help Your Members Stay Safe and on Budget with Turnkey Holiday Shopping Media Packet

Slow days in newsrooms across the Northwest have reporters searching for content. Become a resource to your local media and help your members avoid their annual Holiday hangover by pitching these 12 simple tips to help consumers stay safe and save money.

Two Washington Credit Unions Approve Prize Linked Savings Programs

As Washington’s prize-linked savings program continues to build steam, with two Washington credit unions pledging to offer programs in 2013 and more continuing due diligence, the Nebraska credit unions that launched programs this year have surpassed the million-dollar milestone.

Northwest Credit Unions Invited to Stage Joint Events During International Year of the Cooperative

Northwest credit unions are encouraged to work with each other as well as with other cooperatives to stage community events during the International Year of the Cooperative. This report details ideas and resources to help credit unions promote their events.

Association Hires AVP Heider, Increase Focus on Communications

Just in time for the next stage in the interchange regulatory process, the Association has hired Lynn Heider as the new AVP of Communications to oversee the department and ensure the credit union message gets out to the press and the public.