Washington Asset Building Coalition ‘Take Flight’ Conference Coming Soon

The May 25 conference will focus on four specific asset building strategies, featuring speakers and interactive discussions.

NCUA Unanimously Votes to Modernize FOM, Give More Americans Freedom to Choose

The proposed rule would ease several constraints that deny millions of Americans the freedom to choose not-for-profit credit unions. Association calls for immediate response from credit union leaders and employees.

Field of Membership Rule to be Unveiled Thursday

The proposal is expected to overhaul the current regulations, giving federally chartered credit unions flexibility to add to their fields of memberships, and giving more consumers the choice to join a not-for-profit, cooperative credit union.

Filene 2025: Optimism for Credit Unions in Whole New FI World

A new report from Filene lays out the disruptive changes credit unions can expect in the next decade, and the case for optimism about the credit union movement.

NCUA to Discuss RBC2 Final Rule at October 15 Meeting

A vote on the final version of the National Credit Union Administration’s revised risk-based capital proposal is on the agenda for the agency’s October 15 meeting.

NCUA Outlines Diversity Best Practices

The policy statement does not create any new compliance obligations, and the Administration will collect voluntary self-assessments from credit unions in order to understand diversity trends in the industry.

Have You Submitted Your Nominations for Amplify and CUNA Awards?

The nomination deadline for the Northwest’s most prestigious awards program is June 30. Get your nominations in now!

Data Breaches a Real and Expensive Threat for all Financial Institutions—Including Credit Unions

CUNA Mutual Group breaks down the difference between payment card breaches and cyber breaches to help credit unions protect themselves.

Business Partners Informing Credit Unions About Apple Pay

Credit unions’ card management partners are stepping up to provide information and resources as Apple prepares for the Apple Pay launch.

NCUA, NASCUS Partner in State-Chartered Low-Income Initiative

A partnership between the NCUA and NASCUS will give state-chartered credit unions new opportunities to receive the Low-Income Credit Union designation.

Horizon’s ‘Piggy Hunt’ Finds Its Way to Regional, National Recognition

A school-based scavenger hunt that promotes financial literacy has earned Horizon Credit Union a state-level CUNA Award and a second-place finish in the national competition. The Piggy Hunt was re-branded by “Biz Kid$” earlier this year for broader distribution.

Compliance Question of the Week

Is there a quick reference I can use for advertising compliance?

Know Your Safekeeper: The Importance of Protecting Your Investments

Gary Tantleff, Managing Director – Credit Union Advisory Group at UBS, discusses several recommended practices related to the management and safekeeping of investments.

Oregon Political Update

This Oregon legislative update discusses the state’s most recent revenue forecast and gives details on several aspects of Oregon state politics.

Key Info for WA CUs Holding Public Deposits

DFI has scheduled a free webinar to answer questions about the application, approval, and on-line reporting process for Washington state-chartered credit unions choosing to become qualified public depositaries.

Credit Scores to be Required on Adverse Action and Risk Based Pricing Notices

The proposed rules from the Fed and the FTC will come into effective on July 21, 2011, as part of the credit score disclosure requirements in the Dodd-Frank Act.

Eight Washingonians Earn Credit Union Development Educator Status on Puget Sound Island

Eight credit union professionals from Washington earned their Development Educator (DE) designation after a week-long training at Islandwood, a school on Bainbridge Is., Wash.

National Credit Union Foundation Seeks Nominations for 2 Board Seats

NCUF has two board seats available – both are for credit union executive or director seats. Now seeking Volunteer nominations.