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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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24 NW CUs Secure Nearly $249,000 in NCUA Grants

The grants allow for increased capacity to serve members, and cover four categories: capacity and growth, cyber security, staff training, and student internships.

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NW Priority Hosting Rooftop Grill-Off June 1

Event will support Portland Kitchen, a no-fee, comprehensive year-long after-school culinary program to low-income and at-risk youth ages 14-18.

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Financial Education Focus With NW Priority Credit Union

Last week, we showcased the collective efforts of 11 Northwest credit unions for the Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza, which hosted a dozen financial reality fairs at schools across the region, including nine in one day. One of those members, NW Priority Credit Union, shared their individual efforts from the day.

Judges Approve 39 Spectrum Marketing Awards

Eighteen Northwest credit unions are getting welcoming news from the Northwest Credit Union Association this week—they’ve won Spectrum Marketing Awards. The honors will be presented in Portland April 7, with the Marketers Conference scheduled the following day.

Consolidated Community CU’s New Branches, Technology Enhance Member and Employee Experience

Portland-based Consolidated Community Credit Union completed an aggressive plan to open or remodel three branches and roll out a suite of online and mobile technology—all in 18 months.

Eugene and Portland Area Credit Unions Contribute to OHSU Doernbecher and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart

Thirty years after founding Credit Unions for Kids, Northwest credit unions keep the tradition strong with contributions of nearly $100,000 to two Oregon children’s hospitals. Toys, wagons and baby swings were part of the bounty.

Credit Unions Thank ‘Champion’ Senator Wyden at Portland Event

Credit union leaders thanked Senator Wyden for helping to protect credit unions’ tax status and for introducing a bill that would allow increased credit union lending to small businesses.

USAgencies Credit Union Staff Volunteers at Homeless Resource Center

A team of USAgencies staff and family members spent a recent Saturday helping a Portland-based homeless-focused agency to prepare for the winter ahead. The event coincided with International Credit Union Day and won the credit union a $2,500 gift certificate to Strategic Link Consulting.

Amplify Convention to Kick Off in Portland

The trademark annual gathering of Northwest credit unions comes to the City of Roses this week, kicking off three days of all-star presenters and rich content.

Melting the Stage: Amplify 2015 to Kick Off With Star Power

October’s Amplify Convention in Portland will kick off with several of the most prominent voices in the credit union movement. And that’s just the beginning.

Amplify is Coming to Portland! Registration Now Open

The Northwest’s biggest annual credit union event is coming to Portland this October. You can now reserve your spot for all the celebration, education and collaboration.

Marketing Takes Center Stage in Downtown Portland

The NWCUA’s Marketers’ Conference brought together the brightest minds in the industry to tackle the toughest marketing challenges and open up new opportunities.

Stage Set for Marketers’ Conference, Spectrum Awards Dinner May 7

“Why should I bank with you?” is a question consumers are asking, and credit union marketers will find some new answers at the Northwest Credit Union Association Marketers’ Conference in Portland May 7. An interactive workshop and out-of-the-box field trip are part of the scenario.

Filene Impact Roadshow Rolls into Portland

Free event shows off Filene Research Institute’s latest programs to enrich member experience and drive success.

The Difference: Single Mother Gets Two More Hours With Her Kids, Every Day

Annie Graye raises three kids by herself and was commuting an hour and a half each way for work, until Red Canoe Credit Union helped her get a new home.

Tickets Available for Wine on the Willamette to Benefit Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

Yacht-cruising, wine-sampling, and raising money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. It’s time for this year’s Wine on the Willamette.

Compliance Question of the Week

Who do we call if we received counterfeit currency?