Senator Don Benton Honored

Washington State Senator Don Benton received the Community Impact Award for decades of service to consumers and credit unions. The honors were presented during Credit Union Day at the Capitol in Olympia last week.

What Your Credit Union Needs to Know About Cyber Security Dangers and Data Breach Protection

Join this free educational webinar to learn how you can protect your credit union, your members, and your assets from fraud, theft, and liability—presented by Vero.

From Robbery to Advocacy: Rachel Pross Honored as Young CU Pro of the Year

From a small, struggling credit union in Arizona to a leading role in the Northwest movement, Rachel Pross has made a huge impact in a short time. And it all started with a robbery.

Credit Unions Thank ‘Champion’ Senator Wyden at Portland Event

Credit union leaders thanked Senator Wyden for helping to protect credit unions’ tax status and for introducing a bill that would allow increased credit union lending to small businesses.

Foster-Keddie Assumes Chairmanship of CFPB Credit Union Advisory Council

The Council was created to give the CFPB direct feedback from credit unions on the impact of regulation on credit unions’ daily operations.

The Road to Financial Wellness: What Happened on a 10,200 Mile Road Trip

One entrepreneur drove across the country asking Millennials their views on money. Follow his journey and hear what he learned.

Compliance Center: CFPB Releases New Tools as Part of ‘Know Before You Owe’ Mortgage Initiative

Learn about the CFPB’s new tools; your question answered on tolerance violation refunds under TILA/RESPA; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Top 5 Reasons to Trust ‘The Trust’ With Your Employee Benefits

Learn why credit unions trust The Trust for the best in employee benefits. Plus valuable updates from CUNA Mutual Group, LSC, and CSCU!

‘Know Before You Owe’ Rule to be Delayed Two Months

The CFPB announced that it had discovered an administrative error, which prompted the delay.

New Biz Kid$ “Did You Know?” YouTube Videos Highlight Resources for Credit Unions

The tools available through Biz Kid$ are a great resource for credit unions to boost financial literacy among youth and families.

We Need You: Share the Credit Union Story With WA Legislators

Washington Credit Union Day at the Capitol is your best chance to make the credit union difference known in Olympia. Register now for the free February 19 event.

Northwest Credit Union Advocates in Action

With ballots out in both Oregon and Washington and Election Day now just 13 days away, advocates in the Northwest are busy helping candidates and spreading the word to get out the vote.

CUNA Mutual Group’s Sachatello on How to Build a Great Brand

Brand marketing expert Susan Sachatello shared the fundamentals of building and maintaining great brands with Northwest credit union leaders at Amplify.

Peninsula Credit Union’s Jim Morrell: “Our Collective Voice is Louder Than That of Any Individual”

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the past, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. Today: Jim Morrell, president and CEO of Peninsula Credit Union.

National Consumer Protection Week: Know Your Rights, and Make Better-Informed Decisions

A coalition of federal agencies, state governments, consumer organizations and local consumer-protection authorities are shining a light this week on efforts to help consumers take full advantage of their rights and make better-informed decisions.

Affordable Care Act: Five Things Credit Unions Need to Know and Do Now

Health care reform has triggered changes employers need to make. Some of the deadlines and opportunities are immediate. A checklist of important steps should be on your action plan now.

Debunking the Rumor Regarding DHS Access to Safe Deposit Boxes

Rumors that Department of Homeland Security agents are allowed access to safe deposit boxes without first presenting a warrant or a subpoena authorizing entrance have resurfaced online, but according to the NWCUA’s David Curtis, DHS “has issued no such memo, and we don’t expect that we will see anything even remotely similar to this in the future.”

Rep. Denny Heck: Credit Unions will Help Americans Reclaim the Dream

Denny Heck, newly elected Congressman serving Washington’s 10th District, called on his credit union roots to win over credit union advocates at the CUNA GAC. Heck addressed the General Session Tuesday morning and was introduced by NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang.