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Get Out & Vote: NWCUF Joins Point West CU & Mid Oregon CU for “I Love My CU®” Campaign

The video contest that highlights local community involvement by the credit union industry across the country.

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Multiple Credit Unions for Kids Events Taking Shape for September

Point West is organizing its third annual bowling event in Portland, while the Kitsap and Pierce County chapters are coming together for a golf tournament.

Point West Second in Northwest to Earn Juntos Avanzamos Designation

Portland-based Point West Credit Union raised the Juntos Avanzamos flag during a ceremony August 17, symbolizing their commitment to serving the Hispanic and Latino communities.

Point West Among 28 CUs in U.S., Canada Participating in Filene Minority Household Incubator

Point West was chosen for the Non-Citizen Lending Program, which offers credit cards, personal loans, and vehicle loans to non-citizens at the same rates as traditional consumer lending products.

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Political Advocacy With a Side of Slaw

Northwest Young Credit Union Professionals welcomes industry professionals looking to make a difference to political advocacy on the ‘Que!

10 Ways to Prepare for a Core Conversion

Technology is the driving force of the financial services industry’s growth, and credit unions are investing in new tech to serve their members. Here are 10 important things to remember when preparing for a core conversion.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Point West “drives hope” to local nonprofit; Trailhead gets CDFI certified; Inspirus supports housing-insecure kids in Tukwila; Solarity announces winner of 2016-17 community partner vote.

Family Finds Credit Union to Rebuild After Recession

Getting no help from other financial institutions, the Lopez family found the financial expertise and attentive service they needed at Point West Credit Union.

Point West #DriveHope Campaign to Raise Funds for Local Nonprofit

The campaign supports Metropolitan Family Services’ “Ways to Work” program by inspiring members and the community to share their answers to the question, “What drives you?”

Point West Completes CDFI Certification Featured in NCUA Video

Newrizons, Lighthouse Community, and Point West were featured as CDFI success stories in a new video series from the NCUA. Read an update on Point West’s CDFI status since the video was filmed.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Point West Credit Union takes wraps off the Caring Tree; Fibre Federal pays out Save-to-Winners; Gesa Credit Union invites families to the carousel.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Point West Credit Union gets CDFI certified; Gesa Credit Union hosting free communication seminar; St. Helens Community Credit Union unveils new branding; Industrial Credit Union raises $27,500 for food banks; Unitus Community Credit Union’s Wine on the Willamette raises over $50,000.

News and Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Verity Credit Union named top nonprofit to work for in Washington, Point West Credit Union launches cause marketing campaign in cycle community, Gesa Credit Union provides dollar-for-dollar match to support two family shelters, and Industrial Credit Union helps feed Whatcom County families.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

St. Helens Community Federal Credit Union donates nine computers to a local school; Horizon Credit Union partners with Moses Lake High School for Financial Field Trips; Point West Credit Union’s bowlers raise nearly $3,000 for Credit Unions for Kids; Oregonians Credit Union opens a new branch in St. Johns; NW Preferred Federal Credit Union promotes Tracy Jones to vice president of operations/branch manager.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Amy Nelson named president and CEO of Point West Credit Union; iQ Credit Union’s Roger Michaelis announces retirement date; Gesa Credit Union raises $13,811 for Junior Achievement of the Greater Tri-Cities; American Lake Credit Union partners with Sallie Mae to offer private education loans; Columbia Credit Union names Doug Davis its new vice president for lending sales; Matthew Cannizzaro joins Solarity Credit Union as vice president of branch operations.

Point West Credit Union’s Amy Nelson and Nick Hodson: Ready to Pay It Forward

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: Amy Nelson and Nick Hodson, co-CEOs of Point West Credit Union.

Point West Credit Union Completes Net Worth Restoration Plan

Nick Hodson and Amy Nelson, co-CEOs of Point West Credit Union, announced this week that Point West has completed an approved Net Worth Restoration Plan with the National Credit Union Administration, two years ahead of schedule.

World Council Interns from Costa Rica Intern with Four Northwest Credit Unions

Four credit union professionals from Costa Rica have enjoyed a rich experience interning at Northwest credit unions the past several weeks, as part of the World Council’s International Credit Union Leadership program. The host credit unions report getting as much out of the program as the visitors did.