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One Hour Could Help Mitigate Your CU’s Exposure to Cybersecurity Risk

An upcoming webinar and Your Association’s Cybersecurity Resource Center convene guidance, resources, and best practices all in one spot.

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MESA Program Looks to Grow in NW, Helping Students Lighten Debt Load

MESA—or matched education savings accounts—allow credit unions to bridge the gap between students and educational opportunity.

St. Helens CCU Employees Volunteer on Holiday

Employees partnered with Community Action Team on Columbus Day.

SavvyIntel Hosting August 17 Webinar on Leveraging Data to Predict Future Behavior

The Strategic Link betaSpace partner announced a new website recently, and is hosting a webinar on how credit unions can take member transactional data and put it to good use listening and responding to member needs.

Technology Spotlight: Rivermark Community CU Launches Eyeprint ID and Smartwatch Mobile Banking

The first Oregon credit union to offer mobile deposit and video kiosk tellers has launched two other firsts in the Beaver State: biometric Eyeprint login to online and mobile banking products, and mobile banking via Smartwatch.

LSC Unveils NewGen-The Prepaid Debit Card Teens and Parents Can Agree On

A prepaid debit card teens and parents can agree on could be a great addition to your suite of products. LSC, your Strategic Link business partner introduces “NewGen”. Learn more at a free webinar.

Leveraging Self-Service to Create The Ultimate Shared Branch Experience

Self-service and shared branching work together to bring greater efficiencies and convenience to credit unions and their members. Your Strategic Link partner, CO-OP Financial Services, shares suggestions for enhancing your members’ experience.

Calling Oregon Credit Unions: Take Survey by Monday to Help State Increase Access to Financial Education

Oregon credit unions have an opportunity to be part of a Financial Literacy Working Group the State Treasurer is establishing in March. Fill out a quick survey by February 29 to earn a seat at this important table.

New Strategic Link Partner Taps Into America’s Love of Text Messaging to Help Credit Unions Connect with Members

A new Strategic Link partner, Zipwhip, can enable your credit union to use existing infrastructure to send and receive text messages.

Northwest Credit Union Leaders Speak at Korean Credit Union Conference

CEOs of two Northwest credit unions presented at a conference in Korea. In the process, they learned the issues credit unions around the world face aren’t so different after all.

How to Manage Credit Card Products in Light of the Fed Rate Increase

The Federal Reserve’s quarter point interest rate increase late last year was a small step at the time, but is expected to produce a ripple effect. Your Strategic Link partner CSCU provides insight to help credit unions manage their products in a rising interest market.

Relationships Help Credit Unions Capture Growing Auto Loan Market

Northwest credit unions continue robust auto lending in a “hot” market. Data from CUDirect and Callahan & Associates finds Washington credit unions grew the category by 56 percent since late 2011, while Oregon credit unions increased by 34 percent.

Compliance Center: Cybersecurity Resources

New tools to help your credit union mitigate cybersecurity risk, your question answered on the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool, and this week’s legal briefs.

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.

Compliance Center: What We Learned at the FBI/Secret Service Cybersecurity Symposium

Learn how to contact law enforcement in the case of a cybersecurity incident; your question answered about posting the FBI sticker; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Spokane Media FCU Gives Member a New Lease on Life

The team at Spokane Media Federal Credit Union went above and beyond to help one member cope with the loss of his job at an age when many people are retiring.

Peninsula Credit Union Receives $2 Million for Financial Education and Low Income Outreach

The credit union will use the funds to expand access to affordable loans for families in need in their communities, and to increase financial education and outreach.