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.
If approved by regulators, the merger would take effect on September 1.
CO-OP Financial Services highlights two Northwest credit unions who pursue their social missions by reaching out to underserved communities.
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.
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.