Advantis Credit Union Awards $50,000 in GROW Grants to Local Nonprofits

The credit union invited community members to vote on who should get the grants, and money went to everything from a children’s book bank to an emergency shelter for women and children.

Credit Union CEO Confidence Hits Highest Annual Level Since Recession

Catalyst Corporate’s quarterly survey finds CEO confidence rebounding.

Six Oregon Credit Unions Among Top 100 Nonprofits to Work For

Oregon Business Magazine listed six credit unions in their sixth annual list of the 100 best Oregon nonprofits to work for.

Six Northwest Credit Unions Among Recipients of $517,890 in NCUA Grants

The National Credit Union Administration awarded more than $517,000 in grants to low-income credit unions Thursday to fund new-product development, student internships and CDFI certification. Six Northwest credit unions were among the recipients.

Six Red Wagons, Hundreds of Toys, Smiles from Sick Children: Priceless

Other than meeting the “patient families” perhaps nothing results in more emotional and financial support for Credit Unions for Kids than the “Fleet of Little Red Wagons.” The tradition takes center stage at the Boardwalk of Miracles dinner and auction in Portland Oct. 9.

First Save to Win Prize Drawings Scheduled for May 14

More than 200 Washington consumers have opened Save to Win accounts since the program launched just a month ago. The first cash prize drawings will put $50 into the hands of five lucky winners May 14.

Six Washington Credit Unions Launch Prize-Linked Savings Account Program

Next Monday, six Washington credit unions will launch Save to Win, a program that offers consumers a chance to win monthly and annual cash prizes as a reward for building financial assets.

Credit Union CEOs Looking At Economy through Rosier Glasses

According to Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union’s quarterly CU CEO Confidence Index, credit union CEOs are becoming increasingly confident that the economy is on the mend.

Credit Unions Could Pay 10 BP for Next Six Years for Corporate Stabilization

On the heels of a recent audit, CUNA’s Bill Hampel suggests that in order for credit unions to pay back the remaining $5.2 billion in corporate stabilization funds, the industry could be paying 10bp for the next six years.

Six Elements for Maximum Motivation of Credit Union Staff

Holly Herman will be the featured presenter at the NWCUA’s Woman Up Seminar, a one-day event held April 19 to help women in the movement advance their careers and excel as leaders. Here she writes about six keys to keeping staff motivated.