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Global Raises $8,485 During March of Dimes, March for Babies

The effort featured 39 walkers and ranked among the top three corporate teams.

Compliance Center: Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Filing Deadline is May 15

The filing deadline to claim the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit for the 2015 tax year is coming up on May 15, which could lead to big savings for eligible small credit unions. Plus your question on the CFPB’s credit card agreement submission expiration, and this week’s legal briefs.

Compliance Center: CFPB’s Advisory on Preventing Elder Financial Exploitation

How is “financial exploitation” defined in Washington State?

Washington Legislature in Home Stretch

With the Washington State Legislature scheduled to complete its regular session Thursday, six policy bills of interest to credit unions are still on the table.

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

Global gives big for March of Dimes; St. Helens Community opens Rainier student branch; and Point West throws a $6,000 strike.

Washington Legislative Update: Two Credit-Union-Supported Bills Awaiting Vote

As deadline looms, the House and Senate are busy hearing and voting on bills, including two supported by the NWCUA.

Washington Legislative Update: Credit Union Bill Receives Important Recommendation

As NWCUA-sponsored bill receives ‘do pass’ recommendation, House Democrats expected to release operating budget.

Compliance Center: NCUA Releases Videos to Help Credit Unions With CDFI Certification

Five-video series will help credit unions get certified; Can you follow Robert’s Rules for board meetings?; Plus this week’s legal briefs.

Washington Legislative Update: NWCUA Bills on the Move

Companion bills addressing credit union corporate governance and investments continue to move forward.

High Schoolers Will Learn Finance Basics at Financial Reality Fair

Volunteers wanted for event to teach high school students the basics of budgeting and personal finance, hosted by Fibre Federal.

NWCUA Sponsored Legislation Moves Forward in Washington

The Washington State Legislature is just past the midway point of its 105-day session. A flurry of activity in the last week impacts some legislation of interest to credit unions.

Compliance Center: CFPB Proposed Temporarily Suspending Credit Card Agreement Submissions

The bureau issued proposed rule to temporarily suspend requirement for card issuers to send in agreements; your question answered on verifying names on direct deposit IRS refunds; plus this week’s legal briefs.

Special Legislative Update: Washington Priority Bills Pass Houses of Origin

Priority bills addressing credit unions’ corporate governance and investments passed the Washington State House and Senate.

CO-OP Urges Credit Unions To ‘Seize The Now’ At GAC

Social, technological trends moving in credit unions’ favor. CO-OP explains how to take advantage in booth 301.

Get Ready for GAC

Northwest credit unions invited to special events during the premier credit union gathering of 2015.

CUNA Invites Northwest Credit Union Leaders and Advocates to GAC 2015

The annual Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington D.C. is expected to draw thousands of credit union advocates to make an impact on the highest advocacy priorities.

Advocates in Action: Sharing the Credit Union Message with State, Federal Lawmakers

Northwest credit union advocates attended prayer breakfasts and luncheons, hosted campaign events and even joined elected officials for a game of “Jeopardy” in their ongoing efforts to share the credit union message with state and federal lawmakers.

NCUA Issues Regulatory Alert Regarding Ability-To-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Rule

The NCUA has issued a new regulatory alert to remind credit unions of the compliance requirement for the CFPB’s Ability to Repay/Qualified Mortgage Rule. Also in today’s Anthem: Legal Briefs, and the Question of the Week: “What happens if the person who is renting a safe-deposit box passes away? Who has access?”