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.

Stepping Up to Support Credit Unions Fighting the COVID Crisis

Despite confusion when the pandemic began, trade groups adapt along the way, learn valuable lessons and develop best practices.

OR Offers Grants for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

Oregon is helping small businesses hurt by COVID-19 and left behind by federal relief. Community Development Financial Institutions, including four credit unions in the state, are processing and distributing the funds that the Legislature approved this month.

Credit Unions Partner with State of Oregon to Help Truly Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

While all businesses are bearing the brunt of COVID-19’s economic backlash, truly small businesses are hardest hit.

‘Truly Small Businesses Are Hardest Hit’

Oregon credit unions offer $5M in grants.

Budgeting Your Stimulus Check

With stimulus checks on their way to many Americans this week, you may be wondering where you should allocate the money.

Small Businesses Eagerly Await Passage of Relief Bill

The first batch of money for small business loans through the Paycheck Protection Program ran out last week.

Some Bank Branches Run Low on Cash as Customers Make Big Withdrawals

Regulators stress risks of keeping large sums of cash at home rather than in an insured institution.

NW Credit Unions Urge: Be Smart With Your Stimulus Check

Millions of Americans will receive Economic Impact Payments from the U.S. Government as early as this week.

Coronavirus Pandemic: What Should I Do if I Can’t Make My Car Payment?

Few things in life are as demoralizing as realizing you can’t pay all of your bills.

Financial Institutions Work Together to Address the Impact of COVID-19

Washington’s financial institutions stand by consumers and communities during good times and challenging times.

Help From Credit Unions During the COVID-19 Pandemic

There are financial options available for those being impacted by the coronavirus.

Institutions Offer Financial Options During Coronavirus Outbreak

Financial institutions are preparing for the economic impact of the new coronavirus.

How NWCUA and Consolidated Community CU Work Together for Workforce Housing Solutions…

Larry Ellfritz, President/CEO of Consolidated Community Credit Union (Portland, Oregon) and Sharee Adkins, Executive Director of NWCUA joined us on the program to share their combined efforts to find workforce housing solutions in Portland, Oregon.

Northwest Credit Union Foundation Takes Steps to Drive Greater Community Impact

Credit union and community driven commissions are being created to address workforce housing, and other community challenges.

NWCUF Announces Creation Of ‘Mission-Focused Commissions’

NWCUF creating mission-focused commissions to address financial and social challenges.