Family Finds Credit Union to Rebuild After Recession

Getting no help from other financial institutions, the Lopez family found the financial expertise and attentive service they needed at Point West Credit Union.

The Difference: Peninsula Member Rebuilds His Business After Recession

Bryan Shorten lost his custom tile business and his impeccable credit history to the recession. His credit union helped him rebuild both.

From Uganda to Seattle, A Cooperative Journey

James Pearson joined the Northwest Credit Union Association as member communications evangelist this summer, after working both as a journalist and as a catalyst for economic empowerment in Uganda.

NWCUA’s Improved Careers Website is the Go-To Resource for Job Seekers, Hiring Managers

Hiring managers can take control of their recruitment efforts and job seekers will find dozens of openings on the Northwest Credit Union Association’s redesigned Careers site, which also features informative blogs filled with plenty of useful tips and advice.

NCUA’s Matz tells Amplify Crowd: ‘Our Job is to Help Credit Unions Move Forward’

Credit unions say they face a regulatory burden that often feels oppressive, but NCUA board Chairman Debbie Matz said Tuesday that the federal regulator has taken significant steps to ease that burden, and she insisted that “gone are the days when we say no simply because we’ve always said no.”

DelBene to Co-sponsor Credit Union Small Business Job Creation Act

U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene will become the second member of the Washington delegation to co-sponsor the Credit Union Small Business Job Creation Act when Congress reconvenes in the nation’s capital next week.

2010 Department of Labor Ruling Shows Up in CFPB Final Rule

The official commentary in a new final rule from the CFPB includes hourly pay among the “permissible methods of compensation” for MLOs, meaning credit unions will have to examine their loan officers’ primary duties to determine whether they qualify for minimum wage and overtime.

Congressman Larsen Visits Whatcom Educational, North Coast Credit Unions

Rep. Rick Larsen of Washington’s Second District visited Whatcom Educational Credit Union and North Coast Credit Union as part of a visit to Bellingham to explore job creation opportunities in the region.

Gene Metz, Beloved Former Credit Union Regulator, Dead at 76

Gene Metz, a former credit union supervisory examiner whose word, according to his contemporaries, was worth its weight in gold, died Wednesday, March 7, at the age of 76.

Cutter Retires After 40 Years at Numerica Helm

Dennis Cutter made a mark on the international credit union industry and oversaw Numerica’s ascension as it became one of the five largest credit unions in the Northwest.

Brown & Brown: Proactive Approach Essential to Avoid Loss of Top Talent

As the job market recovers, many employees are considering making a job change and employers are becoming worried about retaining top talent.

The Corner Office: You Got the Job! Now What?

Brandy Fielding recalls the elation of getting the CEO job and the steps she took to improve the credit union’s internal structure to ensure success.