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Northwest Credit Unions Raise More Than $103,000 for Oso Mudslide Survivors

In the aftermath of a deadly mudslide in Washington, Northwest credit unions and their members and business partners come together in the spirit of “people helping people” to raise money for housing, supplies and other immediate needs.

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Posted on 04/15/2014 by Gary M. Stein

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Oregon’s 2014 Election Takes Shape after Filing Deadline – with a Few Surprises

Sixteen members of the Oregon Legislature aren't seeking re-election. Two will face primary challengers. And 24 won't have any opponent at all in the primary or general election.

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Posted on 04/16/2014 by Pam Leavitt

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National Credit Union Youth Week: Preparing the Next Generation for Financial Success

On the eve of National Credit Union Youth Week, Junior Achievement’s Amy Spencer takes a look at the current state of financial education and talks about some of the programs available now to help kids achieve a better financial future.

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Posted on 04/15/2014 by Amy Spencer

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The New Best Thing: Searching for the Future of Payments Technology

No one questions the fact that payment systems are undergoing a drastic transformation. But will the future of payments be decided by mobile apps? Will Bitcoins hasten the move toward a cashless society? Or does the answer still reside on the drawing board of a high-tech startup?

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Posted on 04/15/2014 by Gary M. Stein

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Advocates in Action: Sharing the Credit Union Message with State, Federal Lawmakers

Northwest credit union advocates attended prayer breakfasts and luncheons, hosted campaign events and even joined elected officials for a game of “Jeopardy” in their ongoing efforts to share the credit union message with state and federal lawmakers.

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Posted on 04/15/2014 by Samantha Beeler

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ABC News Reporter Elizabeth Leamy to Share ‘Secret Sauce’ of Marketing at NWCUA Conference

How did Summit Credit Union in Sun Prairie, Wis., get national news coverage on ABC News last week? There is a “secret sauce,” according to the reporter who did the story, and she will share it at the NWCUA Marketers’ Conference in SeaTac next month.

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Posted on 04/15/2014 by Lynn Heider

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