Legislative Reports Highlight Candidate Support, Legislative Advocacy and Credit Union Advocates

In response to more than 100 requests from members, the Northwest Credit Union Association is offering monthly legislative updates. Sign up is available currently for the next report, scheduled for July 30, 2012.

Washington State Updates Format for Writs of Garnishment

New legislation addressing garnishments in Washington took effect June 7. The only change that affects credit unions is related to the contents of the garnishment writ.

NWCUA Updates a Favorite CUAO Resource

The NWCUA compliance department has created an online checklist of the signs credit unions need to display in each branch.

Efficient Communications Improve Repo Rate

Repo Remarketing writes how credit unions can raise their asset recovery rates above the industry standard of 50 percent.

NWCUA Supporting Credit Unions with Fraud Alerts

Member credit unions can sign up for fraud alerts, which provide notifications of scams and robberies, including a recent attempt where offenders hid in a dumpster in order to jump branch opening employees.