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Columbia CU Donates $13,900 to CMAC & Home With Heroes

The donations were made in connection with the credit union’s Veterans Appreciation Vehicle Loan promotion.

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NWCUF Supports Carolinas Flooding Relief Efforts

The donation comes after overwhelming demand for assistance from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation following recent flooding there.

Credit Unions for Kids Skybridge Represents Collaboration and Refocus on Mission

In late-June, credit union leaders will come together at Seattle Children’s Hospital to dedicate the Credit Unions for Kids Skybridge in recognition of a five-year, $1 million fundraising commitment. We looked at what that represents and how credit unions can help.

Compliance Center: CFPB Releases New Tools as Part of ‘Know Before You Owe’ Mortgage Initiative

Learn about the CFPB’s new tools; your question answered on tolerance violation refunds under TILA/RESPA; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Cancer Survivor, Family Proud to Serve as “Miracle Family” for Roaring ’20s Auction

A 16-year-old Leukemia survivor and his family will serve as the Miracle Family for the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Roaring ’20s Auction benefiting Credit Unions for Kids. His family’s story is one of courage and strength—and partnership with the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital medical team.

Family Finds Credit Union to Rebuild After Recession

Getting no help from other financial institutions, the Lopez family found the financial expertise and attentive service they needed at Point West Credit Union.

FHLB Des Moines Completes Merger with FHLB Seattle

The merger, the first voluntary merger in the history of the FHLB system, closed on May 31.

Deadline Nears for Credit Unions to Join Class Action Suit Against Home Depot

Plaintiffs’ attorneys are looking for financial institution in each state to join the case, and are sending letters to some Northwest credit unions.

Northwest Credit Unions Bring Home Top Marketing Honors

Gesa Credit Union wins Best of Show and 13 Northwest credit unions win a total of 48 Diamond Awards for excellence in marketing and business development.

Oregon Credit Unions Bring Credit Union Difference to Elected Officials

Nearly 200 credit union advocates are in Salem today for Credit Union Day at the Capitol. Messaging the structure, value and impact of credit unions, prize-linked savings and charter enhancements top the agenda.

GAC: Northwest Credit Unions Bring Powerful Message to D.C. and Come Home with Honors

Over 200 credit union advocates from Oregon and Washington attended CUNA’s GAC, sharing the credit union difference in our nation’s capital and being honored for their accomplishments.

Enter Your Communications, PR, Marketing for Spectrum Awards

Awards featuring excellence in PR, marketing, communications will be announced this May. Entries open now.

Credit Unions Urged to Share Concerns Over FHLB Membership Proposal

The rule would create an unfair advantage for FDIC-insured financial institutions.

Home Depot Breach Cost Northwest Credit Unions $3.2 Million: CUNA

In a new report, CUNA estimated that 7.2 million credit union debit and credit cards were affected nationally, at a cost to credit unions of nearly $60 million.

The Difference: Single Mother Gets Two More Hours With Her Kids, Every Day

Annie Graye raises three kids by herself and was commuting an hour and a half each way for work, until Red Canoe Credit Union helped her get a new home.

FHLBs of Seattle and Des Moines Agree to Merge

The merger has been approved by the two banks’ boards, and will now be submitted to the regulator and the members.

Massive Credit Card Breach at Home Depot

Update: Home Depot acknowledges that they are the source of stolen credit cards. All U.S. and Canadian customers at risk.

Understand Your Options for Offering an Auto and Home Insurance Program

What’s the best option for structuring an auto and home insurance program — build it from the ground up? Collaborate with a third party? Outsource the whole thing? CUNA Mutual Group takes a look at all of the pros and cons.