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.

Blueprint for Success Offers Strategic Advice for Credit Unions

Now that the Fed has raised interest rates, what does that mean for credit unions? In January, balance sheet experts from your Strategic Link partner Catalyst Strategic Solutions and Catalyst Corporate will attempt to answer that question in their third annual Blueprint for Success multimedia production.

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.

Emerging Leaders Journal: The Tiger or the Teacup

Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winner Liz Henderson says that the key to becoming a great leader is learning to use the tools you already have, and putting what you learn into practice for the long run.

Millennials, Gen Xers and Boomers: What Do Members Want?

In a fascinating study, CUNA Mutual Group’s TruStage consumer brand finds that middle-income credit union members see financial stability and family as key drivers of success, but differences abound across generations.

Catalyst Corporate Opens Online Registration For Accelerating Success Conference

Sessions include mobile trends, credit union research, economic outlook, and plenty of humor.

Join Catalyst Corporate for 2015 ‘Blueprint for Success’

Multimedia broadcast will include comprehensive economic outlook for credit unions.

Friday’s the Deadline for 2014 Directors’ Award Nominations

Four directors and a credit union will be honored with Directors’ Awards at the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Directors’ Conference, which is scheduled for June 6-8 at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, Washington. Nominations are being accepted through May 16.

What Makes A Successful Credit Union CEO – Personality Traits or Leadership Skills?

Hiring and developing a successful credit union CEO can’t be reduced to a formula. But the surprising results of a recent Filene Research Institute study could help guide your credit union in the right direction during its next CEO search.

Speaker at Catalyst Corporate Conference Will Tell Credit Unions: ‘Conduct Business as Unusual’

Credit unions must be open to the concept of “unlearning” and be willing to conduct “business as unusual” if they hope to be successful in the future, renowned global futurist Jack Uldrich believes. He’ll explore how technological trends will transform the world of 2020 at Catalyst Corporate’s Accelerating Success Conference next month.

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Measuring the Success of Your IT Security Program

It may be difficult to measure the ROI on your credit union’s IT security program, but if you have solid answers to some key questions, you can make the case for keeping your budget and plan in place. In this week’s Strategic Link report, business partner Network Computing Architects, Inc. offers some tips.

North Coast’s ‘Giving Mob’ to Rally Spontaneous Community Support

A follow-up to last fall’s Cash Mob, which benefited Lydia Place, a Bellingham-area charity, North Coast Credit Union will conduct a ‘giving mob’ on April 5, asking for donations at all area Woods Coffee locations to benefit Rebound of Whatcom County.

Meet Regulatory Requirements and Build Portfolio Success with Lending Insights

Strategic Link business partner CUDirect invites credit unions to find out how Lending Insights can help them meet compliance standards while simultaneously growing lending portfolios in today’s competitive marketplace.

Are You Leaving Your Board Makeup to Chance?

Yvonne Evers is the owner of YME Coaching & Consulting, LLC, and has been driving credit union leadership and board success for over 20 years. Here she explains taking a proactive approach to building a credit union board.

Ershler Encourages Credit Unions to Project, Prepare and Persevere

Mountain-climber, author, international speaker and successful business leader Susan Ershler told her inspirational story to hundreds of northwest credit union leaders Wednesday afternoon at the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting.

Business Journals Recognize Purnell-Hepburn, Jones

Two of American City Business Journals have recognized credit unions leaders in the Northwest for their exceptional work. Oregon Community Credit Union CEO Mandy Jones won the Portland Business Journal’s Orchid Award and Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union’s Senior VP and CFO, Michelle Purnell-Hepburn, has been named one of the 2011 CFOs of the Year.