The Consumer Financial Protection bureau has released some financial services resources for Spanish-speaking consumers. The user-friendly online resources are available on mobile devices as well.
A national webinar on the credit union tax status Wednesday will include a legislative briefing, and an introduction to tools to help credit unions join the fight to preserve the credit union tax exemption.
Credit unions braced themselves for a coordinated cyber attack that never materialized May 7, but they should not let their guard down. Cyber attack threats are continuous. If your credit union is not properly managing its risks, it could be liable in the event of an attack.
Even with the hundreds of hours credit unions typically contribute to touching the lives of students, an NWCUA Financial Education Committee survey showed, resources are a barrier to credit union professionals who want to do more. The committee will provide turnkey resources and financial education models during two best practice roundtable events this summer.
Peninsula Community Federal, Connection, and Kitsap Credit Unions brought local legislators and non-profit organizations together with the credit union community to offer help—and hope—to members impacted by sequestration.
If your credit union engages a third party to help review your fidelity bond and other insurance protections, CUNA Mutual Group explains why you should find out whether the third party is an independent consultant for a fee or a broker working on commissions from carriers.
The height of last year’s Bank Transfer Season had many credit unions scrambling to keep up with demand from consumers wanting to switch from a big bank to a local credit union. A new program from BancVue called Kasasa has made it easier for consumers to switch while helping smaller institutions match the scale of the national banks.
Financial literacy outreach is in credit unions’ DNA and is often a major focus for staff. Resources already available for presentations will be showcased at a breakout session at the Convention and Annual Business Meeting in Vancouver on Oct. 3, 2012.
Gesa’s Teresa Shively has been elected Northwest Regional Coordinator for the National Youth Involvement Board. She will be able to share turnkey presentations and other financial literacy resources with credit unions.
The NCUA confirmed that credit unions with less than $10 billion in assets will see their examination hours reduced after the Office of National Examinations and Supervision becomes operational on Jan. 1, 2013.
Small, well-run credit unions will see less of Federal examiners starting in 2013 as the NCUA reallocates resources to focus on the largest credit unions.
Have you ever struggled to make a meeting interesting? A new Speakers Bureau resource will help credit union professionals plan more compelling, educational and relevant events. It’s also a great way to offer your own expertise as a speaker.
Jean Wheat-Palm testified on behalf of the Oregon State Treasurer’s office in favor of House Bill 4040, which would consolidate a number of the state’s economic development resources under the Oregon Growth Board.
The model Northwest credit unions established to raise millions for Credit Unions for Kids is showcased on an NWCUA-hosted website. The site offers fundraising ideas, best practices for involvement, easy contribution connections and other features.
This Oregon legislative update outlines the ongoing election process for state and federal representatives and covers recent committee appointments from around the state.
In an Anthem Exclusive, the Association surveyed a group of corporate credit union insiders to find out what the corporate system looks like these days, and what role it will play going forward.
The 2011 Northwest Credit Union Association Volunteers Conference will be held June 23-25, at The Riverhouse Hotel & Convention Center, Bend, Ore. Mark your calendar and plan to send your volunteers.
Although medical and human resources experts have been touting the benefits of “wellness” for decades, a growing body of research is showing concrete, bottom-line results.