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Famed Former Con Man Frank Abagnale to Headline Anti Fraud Event in Portland

Since being caught posing as an airline pilot, doctor and attorney—and played by Leonardo DiCaprio in Catch Me If You Can—the current FBI consultant tours as part of the AARP Fraud Watch Network, sharing his insights on how to keep personal data safe.

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Marketers Using Google Adwords Should Take Note of Recent Policy Changes

Recent changes to Google Adwords policies regarding personal loans are notable for those credit unions using Google Adwords as a marketing vehicle.

NCUA: Personal Guarantee Waivers No Longer Required for Member Business Loans

Under certain circumstances, credit unions may now make member business loans without requiring a personal guarantee.

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Call for Volunteers: Financial Education Events at Camp Withycombe with Local High Schools

NWCUF partner JA Finance Park is hosting upcoming financial education events. Check below for upcoming dates and partnering schools.

Become a LifeCounts Mobile Launch Partner and Bring Next-Gen Mobile Tech to Your Members

As LifeCounts readies its next generation personal financial management solution, LifeCounts Mobile, they are offering Northwest credit unions the exclusive chance to become launch partners.

Advantis Credit Union Debuts Video Teller Technology at Remodeled Lloyd Center Branch

The new technology maintains the high level of personal member service the credit union is known for while adding the convenience of an ATM, and allows branch staff to focus on spending more personal time with members to help them with more complex goals and challenges.

Become a LifeCounts Mobile Launch Partner and Bring Next-Gen Mobile Tech to Your Members

As LifeCounts readies its next generation personal financial management solution, LifeCounts Mobile, they are offering Northwest credit unions the exclusive chance to become launch partners.

Collaborate With Schools on ‘Experiential Learning’ in Financial Literacy

Credit unions have long delivered on the financial education mission. CUNA Mutual Group’s Mark Lynch has some innovative ideas about credit unions collaborating to find out directly from the students what will keep them engaged in financial learning.

Filene Report Finds Gen Y Struggles with Personal Finances

As financial institutions race to lure “Gen Y” consumers, a new report from the Filene Research Institute finds what that generation needs most, is what credit unions do best.

Identity Theft: How to Avoid It, and What To Do If You Become a Victim

Recent data breaches at Target and other retailers have been in the news a lot, but identity theft can take many forms. Do your members know how to prevent identity theft? Do they know what to do if their personal or financial information is compromised? Check out these great strategies from CSCU – and pass them along to members now!

Target Now Says 70 Million Customers Affected by Data Breach; Personal Information Also Stolen

Target now says that the personal information of more than 70 million customers was compromised at its stores during the busy holiday season, making the data breach one of the biggest thefts of its kind in U.S. history.

Compliance Question of the Week

When can a member waive the right of rescission?

10 Tips to Help Members Watch Their Wallets, Shop Wisely and Protect Their Personal Information Online

Just in time for the holiday shopping season, Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum offers 10 practical tips that credit unions can share with members to help them guard against the ever-increasing risk of cyber fraud.

The Financial Check-in: Get Personal with Your Lending Marketing

Personal, one-on-one service is a cornerstone of the credit union brand, but not enough credit unions extend the personal touch into their lending marketing. One great tool for establishing a direct link is the “financial check-in.”

Compliance Question of the Week

What happens if the person who is renting a safe deposit box dies?

Compliance Question of the Week

What are the required elements of a small estate affidavit?

Credit Unions Protect, Engage Members on Community ‘Shred Days’

With the end of tax season just around the corner, several Northwest credit unions are helping their members stay protected from fraud and identity theft by offering safe disposal of sensitive documents on “shred days.”

Compliance Question of the Week

We had a member who lived in Utah when he passed away. His personal representative has letters of testamentary granted from Utah. Can we turn over the assets to the personal representative based on those letters?