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NWCUF Supports Carolinas Flooding Relief Efforts

The donation comes after overwhelming demand for assistance from the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation following recent flooding there.

Thirteen Northwest Credit Unions Receive Over $120k in NCUA Grants

The grants for low-income credit unions support digital growth, new product and service development, fraud prevention and cybersecurity, and building capacity and growth.

North Coast Credit Union’s Terry Belcoe: ‘Not for Profit, Not for Charity, But for Service’

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: President/CEO Terry Belcoe talks about North Coast Credit Union’s unique efforts to help Latino business owners in Skagit County and across the state of Washington.

TwinStar, North Coast Members Win $5,000 Monthly Prizes in Save to Win Drawing

Three credit union members who deposited at least $25 in their Save to Win accounts in March were rewarded Tuesday with celebrations in their honor and checks for $5,000 each – the biggest prizes yet in Washington’s year-old, prize-linked savings program.

Learn More About Helping Members ‘Save to Win’ in Free Webinar

Washington credit unions interested in helping their members “Save to Win” can learn more about the program Dec. 18 in a free webinar sponsored by CU Solutions Group and the Northwest Credit Union Association.

North Coast’s ‘Giving Mob’ to Rally Spontaneous Community Support

A follow-up to last fall’s Cash Mob, which benefited Lydia Place, a Bellingham-area charity, North Coast Credit Union will conduct a ‘giving mob’ on April 5, asking for donations at all area Woods Coffee locations to benefit Rebound of Whatcom County.

North Coast to Host Cash Mob in Bellingham

North Coast Credit Union is hosting a cash mob to collect cash and goods for donation to Lydia Place, which provides housing and education to homeless women and their children in a formal, six-month program. Donations will be accepted through Monday, Oct. 22.

Four from Northwest Become Certified Credit Union Development Educators

TwinStar’s Jared Dance, Woodstone’s Jane Parker and Horizon’s Steve Wilder joined Katy Hays of Credit Union Strategic Planning, a credit union consulting firm headquartered in Tacoma, Wash., in earning the coveted DE distinction last week.

Pear Man Loans Open Ag Niche for Credit Union MBLs

As local farmers retire, North Coast Credit Union, through a program passed along by Express Credit Union, is finding a way to keep local agriculture alive and community members employed by working with a non-profit farm/farmer incubator program.

New Legislation Advancing to Combat ATM Fee Lawsuits

Just as North Coast Credit Union has become the latest target of an opportunistic class-action suit regarding ATM fee notices, legislation has been introduced in Congress that could help put an end to these frivolous and potentially costly lawsuits.

‘ATM Vigilante’ Files Suit Against North Coast Credit Union

An ATM customer who has sued 32 financial institutions in the past three years over fee disclosures has filed suit against North Coast Credit Union. While not uncommon throughout the country, the suit is the first of its kind in the Northwest.

Congressman Larsen Visits Whatcom Educational, North Coast Credit Unions

Rep. Rick Larsen of Washington’s Second District visited Whatcom Educational Credit Union and North Coast Credit Union as part of a visit to Bellingham to explore job creation opportunities in the region.

Consideration of Bankruptcy the Result of a Poor Economy

Falling home prices, rising medical costs, and a stagnant job market are causing many families in the Pacific Northwest to struggle to keep up with their debt obligations. In this environment, bankruptcy will look like an unwanted, but increasingly attractive option.

North Coast CU Gets National Exposure for “Pennies from Heaven” Deposit

If you read, saw or listened to one of more than 100 media outlets last week, you likely also saw or heard about a Washington credit union that is helping a Mt. Vernon man attempt raising $1 million in pennies for the “Mountain of Hope” fund for needy families.

Heard and Overheard August 16, 2010

Voices of the credit union movement, in Washington and beyond.