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Study: Near-Unanimous Support for CUs in Oregon, Changing Attitudes Toward Marijuana Banking

Jointly conducted by LT Public Relations and DHM Research, the survey offers multiple key findings for Oregon credit unions interested in serving the growing industry.

CUNA Mutual Group’s Free ‘Discovery Conference’ Gives Leaders a Peek Into the Future

The online-only virtual conference delivers advanced learning for credit union leaders, can be attended from anywhere with an internet connection, and is completely free.

Northwest ‘Crashers’ Reflect on Jet Lag, 17-Hour Days, and ‘Unforgettable’ GAC Experience

Two young professionals from the Northwest who “crashed” CUNA’s GAC with support from The Trust and the Northwest Credit Union Foundation share about their experience.

Credit Union Advocates Prepared for Big 2015

Northwest credit unions bring comprehensive legislative agenda, momentum into 2015.

Northwest Delegation Heads to NCUA Listening Sessions

Northwest credit unions will be well-represented at the NCUA’s Listening Session in Los Angeles Thursday. The event is the first of three Listening Sessions that NCUA Chair Debbie Matz has scheduled for this summer.

Northwest Credit Unions Urged to Continue Feedback to NCUA

The NCUA’s Listening Session later this month in Los Angeles gives credit union leaders a face-to-face opportunity to weigh-in on the agency’s proposed Risk-Based Capital Rule.

Get Inspired: Registration Now Open for NWCUA’s 2014 Amplify Convention in Spokane

Registration is now open for the Northwest Credit Union Association’s 2014 Amplify Convention, which will take place Oct. 7-9 in Spokane. The three-day event will include keynote addresses by nationally known speakers, a Credit Unions for Kids auction, the Amplify Awards Dinner & Gala, educational breakout sessions, a Strategic Link Trade Show and much more.

CUNA Training Offers Professional Certifications in Business Development, Business Lending

Credit union employees who specialize in business lending or business development can earn professional certifications from the Credit Union National Association at training sessions scheduled for this summer.

Oregon Legislative Update: 2014’s Short Session Begins

For just the second time in the state’s history, the Oregon Legislature will meet for a short session this year. The tight timeline means many bills could fall by the wayside, but the NWCUA is still keeping an eye on legislation that could impact credit unions.

Scholarship Contest Offers Free Tuition to 2014 Emerging Leaders Program

TAPCO Credit Union’s Heather Fate says winning an Emerging Leaders scholarship in 2013 “allowed me to recognize the potential in myself that others saw in me.” Will you be the next scholarship winner? Nominations are being accepted now.

Panels, Speakers Offer A Glimpse At What’s On the Regulatory Horizon

If you thought that the Northwest Credit Union Association’s annual Amplify Convention was a chance for credit unions to take a break from thinking about regulations, well, think again. Three educational breakout sessions and a keynote address by NCUA Chair Debbie Matz drew standing-room-only crowds at the three-day gathering in Portland.

Amplify & Engage: A Photographic Look at Convention Week

It was the place to be and be seen last week, and we can prove it: Dozens of photos from the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Amplify Convention are now online.

Anticipating New Rules and Regulations, Battling for Consumers’ Wallets and Working Together with Co-ops: What Will You Learn at Amplify?

In the ever-changing battle to deliver financial services to consumers, are you prepared to defeat retailers, mobile-network operators, card issuers and Web-based platforms? How can your credit union work with co-ops to grow business, benefit members and influence policymakers? And what’s on the regulatory horizon? You’ll find the answers to those questions and more at Amplify, the Northwest Credit Union Association’s annual celebration of the credit union movement. Register now!

Navigating the Affordable Care Act, Battling for Consumers’ Wallets, and Building a ‘Virtual Branch’ Online: What Will You Learn at Amplify?

In the ever-changing battle to deliver financial services to consumers, are you prepared to defeat retailers, mobile-network operators, card issuers and Web-based platforms? How will you navigate through the maze of options created by the Affordable Care Act? And how do you build a “virtual branch” to serve the digital needs of tech-savvy members? You’ll find the answers to those questions and more at Amplify, the Northwest Credit Union Association’s annual celebration of the credit union movement. Regular registration rates end Friday!

Chapter Leaders: Register Now for Free Amplify Workshop

Are you searching for ways to refresh, repackage, and reinvigorate your chapter’s business plan? Could you use a few new ideas that make it easier to engage your chapter credit unions, CEOs, and business partners? Then you need to attend the NWCUA’s Chapter Leadership Workshop, which kicks off the annual Amplify convention Oct. 8 in downtown Portland. Register now!

Marketing on a Shoestring, Cutting-Edge Technology and the Keys to Becoming a True Leader: What Will You Discover at Amplify?

How will interest rates impact credit unions and the economy in 2014? What do credit unions need to do now to make sure they’re in compliance when the examiner comes calling? And how do you become the kind of leader who inspires your team to follow you through adversity? You’ll find the answers to those questions and more at Amplify, the Northwest Credit Union Association’s annual celebration of the credit union movement. Regular registration rates end soon!

Amplify Convention: “How to” is the Buzzword

How to show up as an effective leader, marketing on a shoestring and partnering with startup companies are some of the topics Amplify attendees will be diving into in Portland in October. Fifteen breakout sessions are being offered in addition to keynote addresses by five nationally renowned speakers.

Amplify Convention Website Goes Live, Registration Now Open

Amplify Convention—the must-attend event of the year for Northwest credit unions—is scheduled to take place in Portland October 8-10. The website allowing early registration and an introductory video have been posted online.