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.

Foundation Planning Massive Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is applying for a grant to create a one-day, simultaneous Financial Reality Fair event across Oregon and Washington. Funding would cover many of credit unions’ costs to participate. Sign up now to participate.

NerdWallet: FinTech Trends to Watch for in 2015

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

Northwest Credit Unions Rolling Out Apple Pay

Apple Pay’s combination of secure, easy-to-use technology and consumer demand makes it attractive for credit unions.

No Late Filing Fines for Northwest Credit Unions

Thirty-one credit unions agree to late filing fines nationally, but none in the Northwest.

Harborstone Credit Union Pays it Forward 27 Times

With their internal competition and “12 Days of Pay it Forward,” Harborstone multiplied their impact.

How CO-OP is Helping Launch Apple Pay

Credit unions are working hard to bring Apple Pay to their members, and CO-OP is running right beside them with expert assistance.

CO-OP Becomes First CUSO to Earn Visa Apple Pay Designation

CO-OP is a Visa “Engaged Issuer-Processor” for Apple Pay; active with Visa and MasterCard in enrolling credit unions.

Northwest Credit Unions Leave People ‘Stunned, Grateful’ with Pay it Forward

Credit unions “paid it forward” into their communities on International Credit Union Day, demonstrating the credit union difference with stacks of cash.

CO-OP: Evolving at the Speed of Apple?

CO-OP launches online Tokenization Resource Center, hosts webinar to help credit unions evolve with changing demands of technology.

Northwest Credit Unions to Hand Out Stacks of Cash for International Credit Union Day

Credit unions preparing to “pay it forward” to community members, make the credit union difference tangible and memorable.

ICU Day: Pay it Forward

The NWCUA is urging credit unions to “pay it forward” on International Credit Union Day. Cash seed money will be offered randomly to credit union attendees at Amplify Convention in Spokane next month.

Business Partners Informing Credit Unions About Apple Pay

Credit unions’ card management partners are stepping up to provide information and resources as Apple prepares for the Apple Pay launch.

Apple Announces Mobile Payments System

Apple Pay, Apple’s new mobile payments system, will allow customers to use their iPhones to checkout at participating retailers, using cards from participating financial institutions.

62 Credit Unions Agree to Late-Filing Penalties

Three Northwest credit unions are among 62 that agreed to pay penalties for filing late Call Reports, the NCUA reports.

Scammers Targeting Oregon Taxpayers with Threatening Payment Demands

A sophisticated phone scam is targeting Oregon taxpayers during this tax season, telling victims they owe money to the IRS or Oregon Department of Revenue and demanding immediate payment via debit card or wire transfer.

Hacked Grocery Chain Urging Customers to Pay By Cash or Check

Shoppers at Yoke’s Fresh Markets and Rosauers grocery stores in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana are being urged this week to pay by cash or check while investigators try to secure a computer network that was hacked over the past two months.

BECU Announces Plan to Pay Stipends to Officials

BECU, the nation’s fourth-largest credit union, has informed members of its intent to begin offering stipends to directors and Audit Committee members in 2014. Annual stipends will range from $14,000 to $25,000, depending on position and committee service.