NW Priority Volunteers to Serve Veterans and Their Families

Michael Murdoch of NW Priority shares how his credit union’s team took the late shift at a telethon to raise funds for veterans fighting mental health challenges.

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.

Washington, Oregon Credit Unions Show Loan, Membership, ROAA Growth

Northwest credit unions grew loans, membership, assets and return on assets according to new Q1 data released by the NCUA this morning. Idaho led the nation in many categories.

BECU Wins ‘Diamond Best of Show’ in CUNA Marketing & Business Development Contest

BECU won the “Diamond Best of Show” award, six other Northwest credit unions were multiple winners and Horizon Credit Union’s Josh Allison was named Business Development Professional of the Year at the CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council’s Diamond Awards competition.

Putting Members in the Driver’s Seat: Northwest Credit Unions and Winter Auto Shows are a Perfect Match

“Putting Members in the Driver’s Seat” is a special package of stories and photos that credit unions can use to entertain and educate their members during this key car-buying season. The package, by John M. Vincent, a nationally-recognized automotive journalist and longtime Northwest credit union board member, is available for download now!

Numerica’s ‘Show Us the Ropes’ Promotion Connects New Branch to Its Downtown Spokane Neighbors

Where is the best place to eat lunch in downtown Spokane? The best coffee shop? How about the best place to deposit your paycheck or apply for a loan? The folks at Numerica Credit Union say the answer to that last question is easy: It’s their new full-service branch on West Riverside Avenue. But the credit union is hoping a new promotion will answer the other questions, engage members and help connect the branch to its downtown neighbors.

Amplify Convention Trade Show: 107 Booths, Live Entertainment and the Chance to Win an iPad!

More than 100 exhibitors will display everything from marketing and communications services to security products and auto-buying solutions at the 2013 Amplify Convention Trade Show. But if that’s not enough to get you to the exhibit floor, how about this: you just might win an iPad.

Bernard Lachance at Amplify: Music to Credit Union Innovators’ Ears

What can a French Canadian singer teach credit union leaders? Bernard Lachance’s story personifies the concept of thinking big, starting small, and getting results. He’ll serenade Amplify Convention attendees, who will be singing his praises by the time this Oprah-endorsed talent is done.

‘Biz Kid$’ Special to Debut in Portland as Show Continues to Earn Accolades

“Biz Kid$,” the credit union-backed financial literacy show for kids, will air a special entitled “Three Minutes to Change the World” on OPB in June. “Biz Kid$” was recently nominated for three Emmys and earned its first Parent’s Choice Silver Award.

Membership Gains Show Northwest is a Great Place to be a Credit Union

Northwest credit union membership increases have outpaced national gains, as well as both regional and national population growth, prompting NWCUA CEO John Annaloro to call the region one of the greatest places in America to be a credit union.

Third-Quarter Results Show Gradual Rebound in Japanese Auto Inventory

Autoland President Jeff Martin discusses how this year’s tragic earthquake in Japan impacted auto inventory, how quickly inventory is returning to normal, and how this affects credit unions.

Convention Trade Show Offers Answers From Every Angle

The Convention trade show boasts a bevy of industry partners and business solutions for attendees—not to mention all the freebies your pockets can hold.

Convention Trade Show to Feature More Than 100 Industry Providers

More than 100 industry providers will be on hand to showcase their products and services during the trade show at the 2011 NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting.

‘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.

WCUF Transitions Biz Kid$ to National CU Foundation

Fundraising for the Emmy Award winning TV show will pass to the national stage after six years and more than $10 million being raised.

Biz Kid$ Garners 3 Emmy Nominations

Biz Kid$ has stiff competition, coming up against PBS brethren Sesame Street and literacy show The Electric Company.

Horizon’s Allison Takes ‘Biz Kid$’ into the Classroom

The classroom was set up to look like a movie theater for students to watch episodes of the hit PBS show, which introduces kids to basic money management and entrepreneurial skills.

Biz Kid$ Wins 2010 Telly Award

The Emmy Award-winning series Biz Kid$, the youth-focused and credit union-funded financial education show on public television, has added yet another award to its trophy cabinet, collecting the 2010 Silver Telly for excellence in Financial Literacy Education Production.