St. Helens CCU Employees Volunteer on Holiday

Employees partnered with Community Action Team on Columbus Day.

CSCU’S Solutions Conference 2016: Digital Payments in the Spotlight

The Payments Review’s Paul Castner gives a wrap-up of the 2016 CSCU Solutions Conference.

Does Your Bank or Credit Union Need a Chipotle Checkup?

Credit union marketers may have thanked their lucky stars they’re not the public relations agency for Chipotle. They can learn, however, from other businesses’ crisis. Learn more in this article shared by one of the presenters at next week’s NWCUA Marketers’ Conference.

Credit Unions Answer Student Debt Need

Student debt has become Millennials’ financial Achilles’ heel. True to their mission, credit unions are aligning with Millennial members to consolidate student loans and create a path to financial strength.

Black Friday Security Basics: Preventing Fraud on America’s Busiest Shopping Day

Are you ready to prevent fraud during the holiday shopping rush? CO-OP Financial Services shares some of the most important things credit unions can do to keep their members safe during the holidays.

Linn-Co FCU Puts Positive Tone on School Year for Students in Need

The credit union helped 300 underprivileged kids get ready for school by sponsoring a school supply “shopping spree” together with other leading community organizations.

Save Money, Enjoy World Class Service, and Get Free Next-Day Delivery With OfficeMax

Northwest credit unions save on everything from furniture and technology to printer toner and paper through Strategic Link’s group purchasing program with OfficeMax. Plus credit unions enjoy free next-day delivery on most orders, backed up with world class customer care.

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.

Catalyst Launches New Websites

Expanded content and enhanced navigation make the new sites more friendly and efficient for credit unions.

Oregon Legislative Update: Prize-Linked Bill Passes Senate Committee

The bill heads to the Senate floor as its last stop before the governor’s office.

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 Unions Launch New Exam Reporting Tool

Simple new exam form lets regulatory advocates see where exam improvements are needed.

ICU Day Toolkit: Everything You Need to Plan, Budget and Get the Boss’ Buy In

International Credit Union Day is Thursday, October 16. It’s not too early to start planning your events. CUNA has some great toolkit resources — including talking points to win over your boss!

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

Verity Credit Union named top nonprofit to work for in Washington, Point West Credit Union launches cause marketing campaign in cycle community, Gesa Credit Union provides dollar-for-dollar match to support two family shelters, and Industrial Credit Union helps feed Whatcom County families.

NCUF Accepting Applications for Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants

Financial education grants from the National Credit Union Foundation can help credit unions leverage the award-winning Biz Kid$ television show and related materials in their own financial literacy programs. Applications for the grants are being accepted now.

Rivermark’s Scott Burgess: ‘If We Don’t Stand Up for Our Business Model, Who Will?’

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

NWCUA’s Troy Stang Kicks Off Series on CEO Perspectives

With 2013 in the rear-view mirror, Anthem asked Northwest credit union presidents and CEOs to reflect on the year that was, consider what lies ahead and talk about the challenges — and the opportunities — that await credit unions in 2014. First up: Troy Stang, president and CEO of the Northwest Credit Union Association.

Need a 2014 Office Makeover? OfficeMax Has Answers

If your credit union’s workspace needs a makeover, OfficeMax is at the ready. While many credit unions already leverage the Strategic Link partnership for supplies and printing, there is also an opportunity to upgrade employees’ surroundings.