Point West Among 28 CUs in U.S., Canada Participating in Filene Minority Household Incubator

Point West was chosen for the Non-Citizen Lending Program, which offers credit cards, personal loans, and vehicle loans to non-citizens at the same rates as traditional consumer lending products.

Harborstone Slated to Merge With TULIP Cooperative

If approved by regulators, the merger would take effect on September 1.

Credit Unions Reach Underserved Communities

CO-OP Financial Services highlights two Northwest credit unions who pursue their social missions by reaching out to underserved communities.

Survey Forecasts Cautious Holiday Spending

A survey released this week by CUNA and the Consumer Federation of America predicts an increase in holiday spending over the previous year but indicates that consumers are still spending cautiously.

Large Credit Unions Urged to Join Group of Washington Credit Unions Seeking Prize-Linked Launch

At least eight Northwest credit unions have expressed an interest in a collaborative launch of prize-linked savings programs in early 2012. Larger credit unions are being invited to join the effort.