Idaho Credit Unions Deliver $71.5 Million in Direct Benefits to Consumer Members

Do you want 2017 to be the year when you finally take control of your finances? Join a credit union, and discover the benefits that 748,000 Idahoans are enjoying.

Columbia CU Supports Legacy Classic; NW Priority CU “Fill the Satchel”; First Tech FCU Named “Best CU” for Everyone

Columbia CU and NW Priority CU report impressive community support while First Tech FCU is recognized by a national publication.

Compliance Center: Skimming Alerts. Also, Found Money After Vehicle Repo & Legal Briefs

Major spike in ATM skimming attacks; Compliance Question of the Week on found money following a vehicle repossession and the latest legal briefs.

STCU’s Financial Education Efforts Result in National CUNA Award

STCU received a national CUNA Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, for “My Life, My Money,” a program that reached over 1,400 students last year.

The Credit Union Guide to Making Impactful Donations

Credit unions give millions to charitable organizations during the holidays. The National Credit Union Foundation shares some tips on making your donations count.

Help Your Members Give the Right Gift, the First Time

In today’s fast-paced digital world, gift cards have gone from gift-of-last-resort to crowd favorites, says LSC. Make sure you’re stocked up for your members this holiday season, and order by November 30 for a special bonus.

Help Your Members Give the Right Gift, the First Time

In today’s fast-paced digital world, gift cards have gone from gift-of-last-resort to crowd favorites, says LSC. Make sure you’re stocked up for your members this holiday season, and order by November 30 for a special bonus.

Rethink Your Credit Union’s Retirement Plan Goals

CUNA Mutual Group highlights the importance of following through to make sure your employees are actually on track for retirement. Their new website helps you do just that.

Compliance Center: Division of Credit Unions Selected IT Contractor to Assist With IT Exams

Learn about the future of Washington State credit union IT exams; your question answered about vehicle dealerships as Money Service Businesses; plus this week’s legal briefs.

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.

What I Learned From a Day in Prison

Oregon State Credit Union’s Rachel Pross visited local prisons as part of the credit union’s community education efforts. Here’s what she learned.

Compliance Center: Safe Harbor Obtained!

Get the low down on the recent MLO training course; your question answered about money laundering red flags; plus this week’s legal briefs.

How to Pick the Best Credit Union for You

National website and newsletter Money Talks News highlights credit unions, and gives some tips for finding the credit union that’s right for you.

OnPoint Member Invents ‘Complimentary Currency,’ Wins CO-OP THINK Prize

Justin Bean created Community Coin, a concept to allow communities to pay for community service work even when no money is available.

Save to Win Awards $5,000 Annual Winner

The big annual prize caps the second successful year for the Washington prize-linked savings program, as it carries that momentum into year three.

An Ad Campaign for Millennials

Marketer Derek Gillette creates an ad campaign to speak to Millennials, as part of his ongoing series imagining what a credit union for Millennials might look like.

Oregon Legislative Update: Prize-Linked Savings Bill Passes Oregon House

The bill, which is supported by the NWCUA, now moves on to the Senate.

NerdWallet: FinTech Trends to Watch for in 2015

Financial information firm NerdWallet shares which fintech trends credit unions should be embracing in 2015.