When it Comes to Financial Education, Credit Unions Speak Your Language

Providing free, financial education is part of the credit union DNA. At Clackamas FCU, it’s offered in English or Spanish.

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BECU Awards $180,000 to Local Nonprofits Through Annual People Helping People Awards

The awards recognize BECU members and the nonprofits they support.

STCU’s Financial Education Efforts Result in National CUNA Award

STCU received a national CUNA Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, for “My Life, My Money,” a program that reached over 1,400 students last year.

People Helping People Spotlight: STCU Steps Up with Low-Interest Storm Loans

When a deadly windstorm pummeled the Inland Northwest, STCU quickly offered members low cost emergency loans. The results: 200 loans and $1 million to “get it fixed.”

“People Helping People” Heart Shines on International Credit Union Day

Northwest credit unions celebrated the day by serving their communities, raising funds for children’s hospitals, treating their members, and more.

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.

Gary Oakland Wins Wegner Award for Lifetime Achievement

Gary Oakland, who led BECU in Seattle to unprecedented growth as its CEO for 26 years and whose generosity and selflessness made him an industry leader and an influential contributor to a wide variety of community causes, has been named the winner of the 2014 Herb Wegner Memorial Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Helping Kids: It’s In Our “Jeans”

Miracle Jeans Day, the annual event where credit union employees support Credit Unions for Kids by donating $5 to wear jeans to work, takes place Sept. 18.

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Kitsap Credit Unions Collaborate to Help Consumers Manage their Money

Three Kitsap County credit unions are collaborating for the second public event this year designed to help members cope with economic concerns. The next event, scheduled for Wednesday, will offer money management workshops.

Autoland Rolls With Economic Punches to Provide Unmatched Credit Union Auto-Buying Service

Autoland, Inc. is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2011. The credit union-owned cooperative continues to offer outstanding auto-buying service specifically tailored to credit unions.

Autoland to Host Lunch-and-Learn Meeting for Eugene-Area Credit Unions

Credit Unions attempting to improve their auto-lending business are invited by the nation’s largest credit union auto-buying service to a workshop in Eugene.

Autoland to Host Lunch-and-Learn Meeting for Eugene-Area Credit Unions

Credit Unions attempting to improve their auto lending business are invited by the nation’s largest credit union auto buying service to a workshop in Eugene.

OCUF, WCUF Support CUs Affected by Southern Tornadoes through CUAid

The Oregon and Washington Foundations gave $7,500 to support relief efforts, and are calling on credit unions to make contributions as well.

NWCUA Meets with State and Federal Examiners

The Northwest Credit Union Association hosted a meeting for all Oregon-based State and Federal credit union examiners. With regulatory advocacy being one of the association’s top strategic objectives, it was an invaluable opportunity for dialog.