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CFSI Announces #FinHealthMatters Day

The efforts includes a social media contest asking “what financial health means to me.”

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Political Advocacy With a Side of Slaw

Northwest Young Credit Union Professionals welcomes industry professionals looking to make a difference to political advocacy on the ‘Que!

Compliance Center: CFPB, NCUA Publish Rulemaking Agenda Updates

CFPB and NCUA officials have announced semi-annual rulemaking agenda updates.

NCUF Twitter Chat on Senior Citizens Set for June 8

National Credit Union Foundation to focus on elder fraud in recognition of Older American’s Month.

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NW Priority Hosting Rooftop Grill-Off June 1

Event will support Portland Kitchen, a no-fee, comprehensive year-long after-school culinary program to low-income and at-risk youth ages 14-18.

Metsger New NCUA Board Chair; NCUA to Open $2 Million Grant Round June 1

NCUA Vice Chair Rick Metsger has been appointed Chair of the NCUA Board. Also, low-income credit union grant round opens June 1.

Credit Unions Experience Fastest Loan Growth in Their History

Latest CUNA Mutual Group report highlights record $10.2 billion in loans added by credit unions, plus membership growth hits its fastest rate in two decades.

Last Chance to Nominate Leaders for Amplify Awards!

The deadline for Amplify Awards nominations is Tuesday, June 30. Make your nominations now for the most prestigious awards program in the Northwest.

Compliance Center: DFI Issues New Interpretive Letters Regarding Associate Board Member and Director Emeritus Expense Reimbursement

Get the full story on expense reimbursement; your question answered about CULAC compliance; plus this week’s legal briefs.

NCUA Board to Propose MBL Rule at June Board Meeting

The board plans to address a number of important topics, including minority depository institutions and loans in areas with flood hazards.

Compliance Center: Federal Agencies Issue Final Policy Statement for Assessing Diversity Policies and Practices

Get the details on the interagency diversity policy; your question answered about denying a Reg E claim; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Compliance Center: Supreme Court Rules Junior Mortgages Cannot Be Voided in Bankruptcy

Learn more about the Supreme Court’s decision; your question answered about cashing an “on-us” check; plus this week’s legal briefs.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Advantis kicks off $50k GROW Community Fund; Red Canoe business development officer wins mentor of the year.

Town Hall Meetings to be Held at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in 2015

Each of the six Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in Oregon and Washington will host an NWCUA Town Hall Meeting. Registration is now open.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Gesa Credit Union hosts identity theft seminars, online voting continues for Advantis GROW Fund, and Central Oregon credit unions collaborate as title sponsors of annual fundraising duck race.

Compliance Center

The latest from the NCUA following the June board meeting, the week’s legal briefs and the “question of the week”.

Multiple Agencies Release Interagency Statement on Maximum Flood Insurance Coverage

Federal agencies, including the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), have released an interagency statement on the increased maximum flood insurance coverage for other residential buildings. Also in today’s Anthem: Legal Briefs, and the Question of the Week: “When do we need to obtain an appraisal?”

Northwest Credit Unions Urged to Continue Feedback to NCUA

The NCUA’s Listening Session later this month in Los Angeles gives credit union leaders a face-to-face opportunity to weigh-in on the agency’s proposed Risk-Based Capital Rule.