Northwest Credit Union Leaders Speak at Korean Credit Union Conference

CEOs of two Northwest credit unions presented at a conference in Korea. In the process, they learned the issues credit unions around the world face aren’t so different after all.

10 Ways to Prepare for a Core Conversion

Technology is the driving force of the financial services industry’s growth, and credit unions are investing in new tech to serve their members. Here are 10 important things to remember when preparing for a core conversion.

Northwest Credit Unions to Hand Out Stacks of Cash for International Credit Union Day

Credit unions preparing to “pay it forward” to community members, make the credit union difference tangible and memorable.

Bankers Renew Call for Tax on Credit Unions; Fight Back on ‘Thank You Thursday!’

Credit unions are being urged to thank members of the House Ways & Means Committee for protecting the credit union tax exemption with a “Thank You Thursday” social-media campaign designed to combat a new wave of attacks from bank lobbyists.

New Gesa CEO Don Miller: ‘One of the Best Ways I Can Serve is to Listen’

With the word ‘interim’ gone from his title, Gesa Credit Union President/CEO Don Miller says that one of the best ways he can serve members in the future “is to truly listen to them. After all, this is their credit union.”

Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline Set for July 13

The deadline to apply for Northwest Credit Union Foundation professional development scholarships for events Aug. 1 – Dec. 31, which includes the NWCUA Convention and Annual Business Meeting, is less than a month away.

Banks Finding New Ways to Combat MBL Bill

As S. 2231 nears a vote on the Senate floor, the banks continue to fight the legislation tooth and nail, issuing talking points against the MBL bill and created a “Super PAC” to further increase influence on Capitol Hill.

Oregon Legislative Week in Review

NWCUA’s charter update bill is getting a hearing in the House today, while the Oregon Bankers’ bill to tax credit unions is technically still alive despite not leaving its committee before the deadline.

HR & Training Professionals Meet to Change the Conversation

This meeting was the second of four HR & Training Councils of 2011, designed to facilitate resource sharing among credit union professionals across the region.

Four Ways to Use Social Media in Your Credit Union’s Marketing

Is your credit union using social media to engage members? While you may have questions and are not sure where to start, using social media is really very simple.