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By the Numbers: Credit Unions Surpass Fundraising Target at Hollywood Glamour Auction

A capacity crowd raised a record amount for Credit Unions for Kids and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at the Hollywood Glamour Auction, an event that fittingly punctuated 30 years of Credit Unions for Kids, the charity that started right here in the Northwest.

Former NCUA Chair Matz Elected to Mutual of Omaha Board

Matz, the only person to ever serve two different terms on the NCUA board, resigned in April.

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Famed Former Con Man Frank Abagnale to Headline Anti Fraud Event in Portland

Since being caught posing as an airline pilot, doctor and attorney—and played by Leonardo DiCaprio in Catch Me If You Can—the current FBI consultant tours as part of the AARP Fraud Watch Network, sharing his insights on how to keep personal data safe.

Northwest Credit Unions Celebrate Financial Fitness Day

Credit Unions around the Northwest—and around the country—celebrated Financial Fitness Day on April 6. Here is a rundown of the stories shared on social media with the #FinancialFitnessDay hashtag.

Meet Eric Horvath, NWCUA Communications Manager

The Northwest Credit Union Association’s new Communications Manager, Eric Horvath, takes the reins of your Anthem newsletter.

CUNA Mutual Group Provides Lending & Payment Security Toolkit

Your credit union can truly help members break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle. Your Strategic Link business partner CUNA Mutual Group provides you with a Lending and Payment Security toolkit. Watch videos of member success stories.

CUNA Mutual Group Provides Lending & Payment Security Toolkit

Your credit union can truly help members break the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle. Your Strategic Link business partner CUNA Mutual Group provides you with a Lending and Payment Security toolkit. Watch videos of member success stories.

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STCU’s Johnson and Pacific Crest Federal’s Philp Honored for Credit Union Advocacy

Philp’s outreach and education with members sets a standard for engagement. Johnson extols the benefits of consistent, in-person advocacy. Each was honored as their respective state’s Credit Union Advocate of the Year.

Cooperatives Come Together With Oregon Legislators

Oregon legislators enthusiastically got a plateful of information about how cooperatives benefit communities last week. The Northwest Credit Union Association and other cooperatives hosted their 12th annual cooperative lunch in Salem.

CUNA Study to Document $6.6 Billion Regulatory Burden Costs

Nearly 300 credit unions logged in for CUNA’s first Membership Webinar last week and got a preview of a bombshell study showing the cost of the regulatory burden is $6.6 billion.

Stang Calls for 5-Million-Seat Strategy

During his annual President’s Address, NWCUA President and CEO Troy Stang challenged Northwest credit unions to engage their directors, managers, staff, and members in credit union advocacy.

Five Tips for Credit Union Marketing on a Budget

Marketer Derek Gillette offers five practical tips for branding and marketing on a budget. Get his “Branding Without a Budget” ebook for free here.

Northwest Credit Unions Bring Home Top Marketing Honors

Gesa Credit Union wins Best of Show and 13 Northwest credit unions win a total of 48 Diamond Awards for excellence in marketing and business development.

Adriana Alexander: Credit Union Advocate by Accident

As a senior in high school, Adriana Alexander accidentally enrolled in a financial services class. Once she started interning for iQ Credit Union, her life was never the same.

We Need You: Share the Credit Union Story With WA Legislators

Washington Credit Union Day at the Capitol is your best chance to make the credit union difference known in Olympia. Register now for the free February 19 event.

CO-OP: Lift Your Credit Union by Lifting the Movement

Like the wine industry, credit unions are grappling with the challenge of attracting Millennials. C0-OP offers an industry-wide branding campaign to raise all ships.

You’re Invited to Celebrate 30 Years of Saving Kids’ Lives

Credit Unions are invited to join Doernbecher Children’s Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to celebrate 30 years of saving kids’ lives.

Jamie Dedmon Joins Northwest Credit Union Association as Community Manager

Jamie Dedmon has joined the Northwest Credit Union Association as its community manager, a role that will help grow, advance and provide a sense of community for the NWCUA’s 165 member credit unions.