Emerging Leaders Journal: Take the First Step to a Lifetime of Growth

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winner Liz Henderson shares her three biggest takeaways from the final EL session, and how they prepare her for a lifetime of achieving goals.

Sound Credit Union and Darigold Federal Credit Union Complete Merger

Year-long merger completes final step with DFCU accounts and services integrated into Sound.

Replace Fee Income — and Improve Service — With the Opposite of Disruptive Technology

As income from cards and interchange fees is “disrupted” away, invest in relationships through frontline employees.

Credit Unions Step up to Help Wildfire Victims

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is seeding an emergency fund to assist Washington’s wildfire victims. Media reports indicate 150-200 homes have been destroyed.

NCUA Outlines Simple Process for Escalating Examination Issues

NCUA Region V Director Liz Whitehead addressed participants at the NWCUA’s June Leadership Symposium and stressed the importance of open and frank dialogue between credit unions and examiners.

Lane County Credit Unions Step Up for Credit Unions for Kids

Credit Unions for Kids gets a boost and the credit union community gets to dress to the nines at “Lunch at Tiffany’s” on Nov. 2. The event takes place at Eugene’s Valley River Inn.

Congress Takes Step Back on Interchange Bill

Faced with significant pushback from credit unions and consumer advocates, Congress appears ready to re-evaluate regulations on interchange policies that would cost our members and all consumers higher fees on debit card transactions.