Washington Credit Unions Deliver $5.5 Billion Boost to State, Consumers

Washington’s credit unions drove a positive, $5.5 billion impact on the state’s economy last year, according to a just-released, independent economic analysis performed by ECONorthwest

Idaho Credit Unions Deliver $71.5 Million in Direct Benefits to Consumer Members

Do you want 2017 to be the year when you finally take control of your finances? Join a credit union, and discover the benefits that 748,000 Idahoans are enjoying.

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OR & WA CUs Seeing the Value in Save to Win

The prize-linked savings program has saved Northwest credit union members more than $2.6 million so far. Here’s what the program could mean for your members.

Video: Fibre Federal CU Member Wins Save to Win $5,000 Grand Prize

The Save to Win prize-backed savings program produced a grand prize winner with Fibre Federal credit union—to the surprise of Joyce Becker. See her reaction here.

Three Oregon Credit Unions to Launch ‘Save to Win’ Accounts in April; Nearly $2 Million Awarded to Members Since 2009

Three Oregon credit unions launch the Save to Win program in April, providing a life-changing opportunity for unbanked and under-banked families to build their financial assets.

Three Oregon Credit Unions to Launch ‘Save to Win’ Accounts in April; Nearly $2 Million Awarded to Members Since 2009

Three Oregon credit unions launch the Save to Win program in April, providing a life-changing opportunity for unbanked and under-banked families to build their financial assets.

Five Ways CUVM Will Save You Money on Vendor Services

Vendors compete for your business—driving costs down—through Credit Union Vendor Management’s Strategic Buying service. See how Strategic Buying can save you an average of over 20% on the services you use most.

Save to Win Awards $5,000 Annual Winner

The big annual prize caps the second successful year for the Washington prize-linked savings program, as it carries that momentum into year three.

Oregon Legislative Update: Prize-Linked Savings Approved by Legislature

The Oregon Senate passed a bill to allow prize-linked savings in the state. It now goes to the governor for signing.

Oregon Legislative Update: Prize-Linked Savings Scheduled for Senate Vote

If the bill passes the Senate, it will be sent to Governor Kate Brown to be signed into law.

Oregon Legislative Update: Prize-Linked Savings Bill Passes Oregon House

The bill, which is supported by the NWCUA, now moves on to the Senate.

TwinStar Member Wins $5,000 Save to Win Prize

Duane M., who said he never wins anything, said he’ll use the money to pay things off and boost his savings.

America Saves Week Starts February 23

The annual campaign to encourage better savings practices invites you to engage your members in savings best practices.

ICU Day: Pay it Forward

The NWCUA is urging credit unions to “pay it forward” on International Credit Union Day. Cash seed money will be offered randomly to credit union attendees at Amplify Convention in Spokane next month.

Save to Win Accounts Reach Million Dollar Milestone

Washington credit unions offering the Save to Win program have reached a major milestone: over $1 million in deposits. The program is designed to help under-banked consumers develop better savings habits.

Save to Win Builds Momentum; Awards First Quarterly Cash Prize Drawing

Save to Win’s first quarterly cash prizewinner thought she was coming to her credit union to pick up a check for $50. What she heard from the branch manager instead was life- changing.

Want to Help Members Save? Sign up for a Free Save to Win Webinar on June 26

More than 1,000 Washington credit union members have already improved their financial well-being thanks to the Save to Win program offered at six credit unions. All other Washington credit unions are invited to offer the accounts to their members, through the NWCUA’s turnkey program.

‘Wouldn’t It Be Cool?’ Brush Prairie Mom Wins Washington’s First Annual Save to Win Prize

A savings habit that started with a $25 deposit in April 2013 paid off big for TwinStar Credit Union member Janet Gullberg on Friday, when the Brush Prairie woman picked up a $5,000 check as the winner of Washington’s first annual Save to Win prize drawing.