Trailhead Credit Union’s Jim McCarthy: ‘I Knew We Needed to Make a Bold Move in Order to Grow and Thrive’

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 McCarthy, president and CEO of Trailhead Credit Union, talks about the irreverent branding campaign that has repositioned the credit union as the financial institution of choice for urban hipsters.

Volunteers Needed to Guide Spokane-Area Teachers through Financial Reality Fair

Fifty Spokane-area teachers will get to put their personal-finance skills to the test Feb. 28 at the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Financial Reality Fair. Volunteers are being recruited now to play the roles of merchants and financial counselors.

Volunteers Needed to Play Merchants and Counselors at Financial Reality Fair

Volunteers are being recruited now to play the role of merchants or financial counselors at the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Financial Reality Fair, which will be held Feb. 6, 2014, on the Capitol grounds in Olympia.

Volunteers Needed to Help Guide Students Through JA Finance Park

The value of a dollar — and the idea of living within your means — isn’t even on the radar for most middle- and high-school students. Junior Achievement of Oregon & Southwest Washington is working to change that, and the Northwest Credit Union Foundation is urging credit unions to join the effort by providing volunteers for JA Finance Park.

Financial Reality Fair Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed for upcoming Financial Reality Fairs, where Northwest legislators will see high school students learning how to live on a budget during the 2013 CU Day @ the Capitol events.

Volunteers Needed for Financial Reality Fairs

Credit union professionals are needed to serve as volunteers during the Financial Reality Fairs taking place at the Credit Union Day at the Capitol events early next year. As volunteers, they will help high school students to budget within their means—while legislators look on.

Business Lending Opportunities to Keep Your Credit Union Sound

Business Lending presents a huge growth opportunity for credit unions and for job creation in the communities they serve. Two training opportunities in 2012 could keep credit unions from taking the risks that put them on the regulators’ radar screens.

Crash the Bash – Young CU Employees Needed to Attend Annual Convention

If you know a credit union employee who is under 30-years-old, has shown commitment to their job and would like a fuller understanding of the credit union movement, they could attend the Washington Credit Union League Convention and Annual Business Meeting, or parts of it, with a group of like-minded youth.