NWCUA, Member Advocates Collaborate to Pass Legislation Modernizing Washington, Idaho Credit Union Acts

Legislation modernizing state credit union acts has passed in both the Idaho and Washington legislatures.

‘They are going through survival’: Salem family raises money, awareness for loved ones in Ukraine

As loved ones fight for survival every day in Ukraine, private donations and support from local credit unions are offering relief.

NWCUA, Member Advocates Collaborate to Pass Legislation Modernizing Washington, Idaho Credit Union Acts

Legislation modernizing state credit union acts has passed in both the Idaho and Washington legislatures.

Helping Credit Unions Unleash Their Collective Power

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation and member credit unions find collaboration makes a significant impact addressing issues from rural services to housing needs and more.

A Dozen Northwest CUs Receive ECIP Funds; Here’s How a Few Plan to Use It

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is reporting 12 Northwest credit unions with CDFI certification will receive tens of millions of dollars in Emergency Capital Investment Program grants.

Urban League Joins with Local Credit Unions to Empower ‘Financial Well-Being’

Only 31% of Black Oregonians are homeowners, and nearly as many — 27% — live below the poverty line. This week, the Urban League announced it would partner with five local credit unions to promote Black home ownership rates and overall equity in financial access for the local Black community.

NW Credit Unions Offer 10 Tips for Holiday Shopping Securely Online Copy

It seems just a couple of years ago, consumers were skeptical about shopping online, but today, shopping online for everything from groceries to televisions has become the norm. But it comes with some risks.

Urban League of Portland, Credit Unions Unveil ‘Financial Empowerment Collaborative’ for Black Oregonians

The effort is meant to “provide solid pathways for participants on their path to financial and housing stability and wealth creation.”

The Goal is to Keep Consumers’ Finances Safe from Sneaky Scammers this Holiday Season

It seems just a couple of years ago, consumers were skeptical about shopping online, but today, shopping online for everything from groceries to televisions has become the norm. But it comes with some risks.

NWCUA Honors 4 Individuals, 6 Credit Unions

A reposted Article from CU Today BOISE, Idaho–The Northwest CU Association honored four outstanding professionals and six Northwest credit unions for their commitment to leadership, advocacy, cooperation, member service, and community impact. “The level of collaboration and teamwork among all credit unions over the past year and a half is simply amazing,” said President/CEO Troy Stang. […]

Attendees at NWCUA MAXX Meeting Raise $1 Million for CUs for Kids; Announce Board Changes

The $1,001,720 raised from bids on deluxe getaways to wine country inns, world-renowned resorts, and electric cars will be donated to each of the hospitals.

​Enchanted Northwest Auction at NWCUA’s MAXX Convention Raises $1 Million for CU4Kids

A reposted Article from CU Broadcast Attendees of the Northwest Credit Union Association’s Enchanted Northwest gala and auction at MAXX Convention Wednesday night, did a long-time fundraising tradition proud. They wore out their arms raising their bidding paddles again and again for Credit Unions for Kids, a now-national charity founded decades ago in the Northwest. As […]

Former FBI Operative Who Helped Catch America’s First Cyber-Spy Shares Advice With CUs

A reposted Article from CU Today BOISE, Idaho – A former FBI operative who helped capture the man considered to be the most damaging spy in U.S. history and who was featured in a movie shared his story as well as advice for guarding personal and CU information in cyberspace in remarks to a credit unions. […]

MAXX Conference Coverage: ‘Don’t Watch Fed, Watch Rents’

Speaking to the Northwest Credit Union Association’s MAXX Conference, Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, chief economist with Graphs and Laughs, LLC and a popular presenter to credit union meetings, touched on everything from inflation to home prices to why it’s so hard to find employees.

NWCUA MAXX Coverage: Hood IDs ‘Opportunities,’ Says He Has Heard ‘Concerns’ Around CUSO Rule

Speaking to the Northwest Credit Union Association’s MAXX Conference, Hood touched on a range of topics, including financial performance data and where he sees “opportunities” moving forward, including building relationships with fintechs.

NWCUA DEI Task Force Releases Report with Recommendations, Best Practices

According to the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) and Northwest Credit Union Foundation (NWCUF), 26 members of the task force, representing credit unions from varied asset sizes and geographic locations, have been meeting over the past year to identify actionable strategies.

NWCUA DEI Task Force Provides Best Practices Recommendations for Credit Unions

Troy Stang, Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) President and CEO, and Carmen Vigil, NWCUA AVP, Member Engagement, share their news about the organization’s DEI Task Force recently convening and coming up with recommended best practices for credit unions in this area.

Northwest League Releases DEI Recommendations for CUs

New report from the NWCUA and NWCUF’s DEI Task Force details strategic steps for CUs as employers, FIs and community partners.