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CO-OP Shop for Miracles Industry Match up to $500,000

Donations of $25,000 will be made on behalf of two winning state credit union leagues.

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Parker Cann to Retire From BECU

The industry veteran is set to leave at the end of the year. John Stewart was named as his successor.

Inspirus Opens New Lynnwood Branch

The third branch features interactive teller machines to serve members in Snohomish County.

Scott Haeg of Connection Credit Union Earns WCMS Scholarship

The three-year tuition scholarship gives Haeg a strong step toward high-level credit union management.

CU Direct Introduces Industry’s First Indirect Lending Benchmark Report

Your Strategic Link business partner, CU Direct has a new tool that could help credit unions improve their lending performance.

Updated: Oregon Marijuana Bill Signed Into Law

Governor Kate Brown signed HB 4094 into law on March 29. NWCUA lauded the news as an “important first step” for credit unions looking to provide financial services to legal marijuana businesses.

NWCUA Backed Bills Advance in Oregon Legislature as Major Deadline Approaches

The Northwest Credit Union Association and member credit unions are at the table in Salem, supporting policy advancements in marijuana banking and data match legislation.

NWCUA Rolls Out Cybersecurity Resource Center for Credit Unions

The F.B.I. has gone on record: it’s not a matter of if businesses and people are hacked, but when. Your Association’s Compliance team has created a resource center to help credit unions prepare and respond.

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!

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Worth More than the Money

Last year’s winner Jeremy Sankwich says the scholarship offers new opportunities, vision, and lasting relationships. Wednesday is the final day to nominate self or others.

Think 15 Speakers to Help Industry ‘Seize The Now’

Credit union employees invited to register for May 5-8 conference focused on seizing the unique opportunities of 2015.

A Message from CUNA Mutual Group: Look Beyond the Bottom Line

CUNA Mutual Group shares how it reinvests in the credit union movement through advocacy, research, and more.

World Council Kicks off Millennial Campaign

Campaign highlights the alignment between credit unions and millennials, who in three years will be the largest consumer group.

Get Cash to Crash the GAC

Young credit union professionals can apply by January 1 to Crash the GAC, and the NWCUA has grassroots grant funds to help.

Filene Announces Next i³ Innovation Class

The credit union think tank’s innovation program will welcome two new participants from the Northwest.

CO-OP: Lift Your Credit Union by Lifting the Movement

Like the wine industry, credit unions are grappling with the challenge of attracting Millennials. C0-OP offers an industry-wide branding campaign to raise all ships.

Replace Fee Income — and Improve Service — With the Opposite of Disruptive Technology

As income from cards and interchange fees is “disrupted” away, invest in relationships through frontline employees.

New NCUA Board Member McWatters Shares Five Areas of Focus

Newly sworn-in NCUA board member Mark McWatters shared five areas of focus on Wednesday, including regulatory relief, low-income services and diversity.