Miracle Season Fundraising Special on KOMO-TV for Seattle Children’s Hospital

Volunteer for the one-hour televised special featuring inspiring patient stories and seasonal entertainment.

Credit Unions Carry On Year-Long ‘Season of Giving’

The holidays are behind us, but credit unions continue to make generous donations of time and money to community organizations in need of support.

Tools and Strategies to Grow and Expand Your VITA Site

For credit unions, tax season represents an opportunity to serve, as many members need help not only with preparing their taxes, but with planning to use refunds wisely as well. A free webinar next Monday will help credit unions expand VITA programs and improve member service at tax time.

How Effective was Bank Transfer Day? NCUA Releases Final 2011 Membership Numbers

The NCUA released final membership growth numbers for 2011, finally quantifying the impact of last fall’s Bank Transfer Season, in which consumers, fueled by grassroots efforts and big-bank fees, switched en masse to credit unions.

‘Biz Kid$’ DVD Sets Now Available As Fifth Season Hits Airwaves

Fresh off the start of its fifth season, the first four seasons of “Biz Kid$” are now available on DVD. The PBS financial literacy program was created in collaboration with the Washington Credit Union Foundation and is still filmed in Seattle.

Survey Forecasts Cautious Holiday Spending

A survey released this week by CUNA and the Consumer Federation of America predicts an increase in holiday spending over the previous year but indicates that consumers are still spending cautiously.

On Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

NWCUA CEO John Annaloro writes about the importance of giving thanks during the holidays—and about the significance of the credit union movement’s recent growth.

‘Biz Kid$’ Continues to Make Financial Literacy Fun in Fifth Season

“Biz Kid$”, the award-winning children’s show aimed at increasing financial literacy, began filming its fifth season in late July. The credit union industry has been the show’s exclusive funder, raising more than $10.4 million in six years.