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More Than a Loan: Credit Union Inspires Hope

The recession knocked the Lopez family down – but their credit union gave them a leg up.

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Northwest Credit Unions Deliver Impact in More Than One Language

It’s in the Clackamas FCU DNA to be foundational to the local economy in English—and Spanish.

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From Small Beginnings, a Big Idea Grows

A Northwest woman starts a pre-school from the ground up – with the help of her credit union.

Impact Roadshow Q&A With Tansley Stearns of Filene

Anthem talked to Tansley Stearns of Madison, Wisconsin-based Filene, ahead of the Filene Impact Roadshow in SeaTac, Washington on April 15. The roadshow brings Filene research buzzwords like innovation to best practice for credit union leaders across the Northwest.

Rogue’s $2.5 Million Loyalty Dividend Demonstrates Credit Union Difference

Medford, Oregon-based Rogue Credit Union deposited $2.5 million into the accounts of 81,000 members as part of the first “Rogue Rewards Loyalty Dividend.”

Oregon Representatives John Davis, Tobias Read Receive Community Impact Awards at NWCUA’s Signature Advocacy Event

A grassroots army of advocates didn’t let Oregon’s short, 35-day legislative session stop them from reminding lawmakers of the cooperative value the state’s 63 credit unions generate for their 1.8 million members. Thursday’s 2016 Legislative Lunch at the Oregon Capitol included visits to the offices of Representatives and Senators.

Oregon Representatives John Davis, Tobias Read Receive Community Impact Awards at NWCUA’s Signature Advocacy Event

A grassroots army of advocates didn’t let Oregon’s short, 35-day legislative session stop them from reminding lawmakers of the cooperative value the state’s 63 credit unions generate for their 1.8 million members. Thursday’s 2016 Legislative Lunch at the Oregon Capitol included visits to the offices of Representatives and Senators.

Grassroots Army Messages Credit Union Difference to Washington Legislators

A grassroots army of 200 credit union employees and members fanned out across the Washington State Capitol complex Thursday, messaging lawmakers about how not-for-profit, cooperative credit unions make communities stronger.

Financial Impact of Regulation on Oregon, Washington Credit Unions: $306 Million

The financial impact of regulation for Northwest credit unions was $306 million in 2014 alone, according to just released analysis from the Credit Union National Association.

Disaster Relief, Financial Education, New Programs Highlight Foundation’s 2015

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation made life-changing impacts this year in asset building, economic empowerment, and cooperative development.

Hike the Hill: Northwest Credit Unions Make Impact in D.C.

Leaders from Oregon and Washington credit unions met with federal lawmakers and regulators about key policy initiatives and shared the enormous impact of credit unions on their members and communities.

CO-OPatopia to Highlight Impact of Cooperatives in the Northwest

Northwest credit unions and other cooperatives will turn Olympia intersection into “Co-op Street” as part of free regional event celebrating the impact of cooperative businesses.

Dive Into Your New Pro-Credit Union Messaging Resource Center

The online Resource Center includes turn-key and customizable solutions for each Northwest credit union to craft its unique message of impact.

New Video From Solarity Shows Credit Union Value, Impact

Credit unions offer more than financial services. Solarity Credit Union’s new video spotlights the deep economic and community impact credit unions make.

Point West #DriveHope Campaign to Raise Funds for Local Nonprofit

The campaign supports Metropolitan Family Services’ “Ways to Work” program by inspiring members and the community to share their answers to the question, “What drives you?”

Compliance Center: Supreme Court Rules Disparate Impact Claims Allowed Under Fair Housing Act

Learn more about the Supreme Court’s decision; your question answered on refunding garnishments; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Top Directors Contribute Combined 70 Years of Service to Credit Unions

Credit union board accomplishments were celebrated during the recent Northwest Credit Union Association’s Directors Conference. Honors presented included the Distinguished Impact, Director of the Year and Advocate of the Year awards.

ECONorthwest Brings Deep Planning, Finance and Economics Expertise to Credit Unions

Through a unique partnership with Strategic Link, the respected economic consultancy is offering services tailored to credit unions.