Foundations Respond to Another Storm Through CUAid

These most recent donations take the OCUF and WCUF disaster relief to $10,500 this spring. Credit unions are asked to support efforts as well.

4 Ms Necessary for Successful Marketing

Miss connecting on even one of the Ms, and you will be scratching your head wondering why you are getting beaten up by your competition.

OCUF, WCUF Support CUs Affected by Southern Tornadoes through CUAid

The Oregon and Washington Foundations gave $7,500 to support relief efforts, and are calling on credit unions to make contributions as well.

NW CU Professionals Become Certified Development Educators

Three Northwest credit union professionals were among the graduates of the intensive, week-long Credit Union Development Education training held in Madison, Wis.

Washington State GAC Draws More Than 120

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s Washington Government Affairs Conference drew more than 120 participants from around the region last week to learn about new legislation and lobby the state legislature on credit union supported bills.

Autoland to Make Donations for Japanese Earthquake Relief

Autoland, Inc., announced a program to assist those impacted by the earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan earlier this month by donating a portion of the proceeds of each vehicle purchased through Autoland by April 30 to the American Red Cross to aid relief efforts.

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.

All Good Business Starts with People

In our world of distractions, keeping our eyes on the people we serve can be more difficult than we’d like. We sometimes find ourselves asking questions that skip over the people we’re trying to affect altogether.

Credit Union Community Service Month Coming this October

This October, the Washington Credit Union League launches its inaugural effort with about 30 of the state’s credit unions (so far) to track and coordinate credit union community service efforts with a goal to quantify the good work they do, and then tell the world!

2010 Credit Union Charity Ride This Saturday

You’re invited to participate in the 2010 Credit Union Charity Ride for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.

Heard and Overheard September 1, 2010

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

Heard and Overheard August 2, 2010

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