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Digital Mobile-First Revamp with Solarity CU

Anthem spoke with Solarity Credit Union about their recent project, an all-new mobile-first website.

Inspirus Donates More Than $30,000 in Classroom Supplies to Spokane-Area Schools

Surprise donation supported projects and classroom supplies through DonorsChoose.org.

Catalyst Launches New Websites

Expanded content and enhanced navigation make the new sites more friendly and efficient for credit unions.

DFI Granted Five-Year Reaccreditation

The Washington Department of Financial Institutions has been reaccredited by the National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors.

NWCUA’s Improved Careers Website is the Go-To Resource for Job Seekers, Hiring Managers

Hiring managers can take control of their recruitment efforts and job seekers will find dozens of openings on the Northwest Credit Union Association’s redesigned Careers site, which also features informative blogs filled with plenty of useful tips and advice.

NWCUA Unveils New Websites for Association, Foundation & Strategic Link

New websites for the Northwest Credit Union Association, the Northwest Credit Union Foundation and Strategic Link debut this week, with more member benefits wrapped into an easy-to-navigate design that puts a wealth of resources at credit unions’ fingertips.

Digital Campaign Connects Main Street to Congress with ‘Don’t Tax’ Message

A digital campaign spread over 100 websites will connect Main Street consumers to Congress through a simple message: “Don’t Tax my Credit Union.” The NWCUA launched the month-long campaign this week.

Compliance Question of the Week

Can we cash a Savings Bond using a Power of Attorney? A member is presenting us with bonds payable to her mother, who had not endorsed them. Can we negotiate the bonds since the daughter has power-of-attorney?

Truth Speaks Website: Credit Unions are Good for Consumers

An NWCUA-sponsored public website will offer videos and impact studies to prove that the credit union tax structure is good for consumers. The Truth Speaks website will be fully populated later this week.

Connect Members to Insurance Online

CUNA Mutual Group’s MemberCONNECT Program helps credit unions offer members convenient, online access to protection products like life, auto, home and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.

An Inside Look at How Spikes in Media Coverage Affect Visits to aSmarterChoice.org

The more often aSmarterChoice.org is seen in the media, at the top of search engines, and via social media, the easier it is for people to find a credit unioto join. Oregon and Washingtonn residents combined to make more than 20,000 visits to the site in 2012.

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.

Pierce County Chapter Launches Website Using Foundation Grant

The Pierce County Chapter of Credit Unions used funds from a Foundation grant to launch a dedicated chapter website to serve as a resource for credit union professionals and volunteers.

FinCEN Releases Test Site for the New CTR and SAR

FinCEN has updated its BSA E-Filing System’s User Test System website to allow for testing submissions of batch and computer-to-computer filings of FinCEN’s new CTR and SAR. The site also offers a preview of the PDF versions of the new reports.

New Site Offers Convenient Resources for Credit Unions Raising Funds for Credit Unions for Kids

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.

Redesigned Website Highlights NWCUA’s Ever-Expanding Service

A redesigned website and expanded Anthem coverage are among the upgraded features being rolled out by the NWCUA at the start of the New Year.

Credit Union Locator Site Traffic Explodes During Bank Transfer Day Movement

The call to action for consumers to join credit unions in the past several months sent thousands to asmarterchoice.org. Is your credit union leveraging this resource to its fullest potential?

Interchange Steering Informant Site Launched by CUNA

New debit interchange fee cap regulations prohibit merchants from discriminating against credit union-issued cards; CUNA has launched a new website to help credit unions report any instances of steering.