Senator Don Benton Honored

Washington State Senator Don Benton received the Community Impact Award for decades of service to consumers and credit unions. The honors were presented during Credit Union Day at the Capitol in Olympia last week.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Red Canoe sets fundraising record; Consolidated Community opens flagship branch with new brand.

$352 Million in Direct Benefits: What Does That Mean?

The recent Northwest credit union economic impact study found $352 million in direct member benefits. Here’s what that means.

CUNA Seeks Young, Enthusiastic Blogger

CUNA is looking for a new contributor to their MoneyMix blog, which helps millennials build financial understanding.

NCUA Releases Supervisory Letter on Private Student Loans

The National Credit Union Administration recently released Supervisory Letter 13-13, which provides guidance to the NCUA field staff on examining Private Student Loans (PSLs) and analyzing the associated risks.

Oregon DMV To Issue Alphanumeric Licenses, ID Cards

Oregon’s Department of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing driver’s licenses and ID cards Oct. 21 that use alphanumeric sequences instead of just numbers. The change may require modification to some technology systems.

NWCUA Launches Updated Credit Union Philosophy Manual

The NWCUA has updated its Credit Union Philosophy Manual, streamlining the certification process and offering credit unions a new-and-improved tool to share the rich history and unique role of credit unions with newcomers to the movement.

Catalyst Corporate and FirstCorp Announce Plans to Pursue Unique Consolidation

Catalyst Corporate has signed a letter of intent to consolidate with FirstCorp Credit Union this year, representing another step forward in the corporate’s business model driven by efficiencies of scale and technological innovation.

Harland Clarke Launches New Standard in Check Packaging

Strategic Link business partner Harland Clarke has introduced CheckFolio, the company’s new check packaging system that will replace its traditional checkbox.

NWCUA Convention to Include Unique Session on Political Advocacy for Credit Unions

The 2011 NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting will include an important session on advocacy training, offering credit union-specific strategies for navigating the modern political climate.

Compliance Question of the Week

Am I required to ‘display’ the individual NMLS identifier number of our MLOs?

Compliance Question of the Week

Am I required to ‘display’ the individual NMLS identifier number of our MLOs?