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SW WA Chapter Hosts Annual Fall Legislative Dinner

While national politics dominated TV screens, the Chapter’s legislative dinner focused on credit union advocacy.

SMCU Reviews Recent Citizenship Loan Program

Anthem talked to SMCU President & CEO Richard Romero on the heels of their recent partnership with the City of Seattle on providing loans to help finance the first step on the path to U.S. citizenship.

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Update on National CUAid Effort for Louisiana Flooding

Credit unions raise more than $53,000 nationally through CUAid, including $3,500 from Northwest community, as need continues to grow.

When it Comes to Financial Education, Credit Unions Speak Your Language

Providing free, financial education is part of the credit union DNA. At Clackamas FCU, it’s offered in English or Spanish.

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What to Know From Recent CUNA, NASCUS Cybersecurity Symposium

Also, the latest legal briefs and your compliance question, answered.

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CUAid Activated After Louisiana Flooding

Northwest Credit Union Foundation joins the national effort in contributing funds.

World Council of Credit Unions Releases Mobile App

The purpose of the app is to create a global platform for individuals, credit unions, and associations to share information and begin to address the similar challenges we face as a movement.

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BECU Awards $180,000 to Local Nonprofits Through Annual People Helping People Awards

The awards recognize BECU members and the nonprofits they support.

Southern Oregon Chapter of Credit Unions Takes a Deep Dive Into Blue Zones Concept for Healthier Communities

What’s the secret sauce to longer, healthier lives? The Blue Zones movement has found some answers, and in Klamath Falls, Pacific Crest FCU is already seeing results from its involvement in the community well-being movement.

CO-OP Announces CO-OP Purpose

The social responsibility program offers turnkey, impactful community initiatives.

TAPCO CU’s New Brand: A Perfect Blend of “Where We Came From and Where We Are Going Together”

Tacoma-based TAPCO Credit Union’s rebranding process embraced marketing best practices with an all-inclusive engagement strategy and a local, resonate message.

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TAPCO CU’s New Brand: A Perfect Blend of “Where We Came From and Where We Are Going Together”

Tacoma-based TAPCO Credit Union’s rebranding process embraced marketing best practices with an all-inclusive engagement strategy and a local, resonate message.

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.

46 Credit Union Professionals Earn CUDE Designation

BECU’s Sara Moorehead is one of 46 credit union professionals to become a Certified Credit Union Development Educator.

People Helping People Spotlight: STCU Steps Up with Low-Interest Storm Loans

When a deadly windstorm pummeled the Inland Northwest, STCU quickly offered members low cost emergency loans. The results: 200 loans and $1 million to “get it fixed.”

Change Things: Make 2016 a Transformative Year With Emerging Leaders

Only 20 people each year are accepted into Emerging Leaders. Participants practice intensive leadership exercises with one-on-one and group coaching from expert DDJ Myers trainers.

Consumer Reports Praises Credit Unions for Excellent Service, Low Fees

93% of credit union members reported being “Highly Satisfied,” compared with 69% of customers from the four largest national banks.

CUNA Chairwoman Streifel and NWCUA President & CEO Stang Highlight 360° Advocacy at Spokane Chapter

Streifel and Stang laid out a trade association agenda uniting the national and the local, and called on every leader and employee to add their voice to the call. They spotlighted the Spokane Chapter of Credit Unions as a shining example of engagement.