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Columbia CU Welcomes Connie Preece as Vice President/Branch Manager

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Columbia Credit Union announces the hiring of Connie Preece as Vice President/Branch Manager of the Salmon Creek Branch. Preece brings 23 years of industry experience and an award-winning background in branch sales and service to Columbia CU. Preece will be responsible for ensuring the branch’s overall success, meeting goals for production, sales, service and market…

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Columbia Names Ron Bertolucci Vice President Business Lending

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Columbia Credit Union announces the hiring of Ron Bertolucci as Vice President Business Lending. Bertolucci will develop and maintain large business loan and deposit relationships, develop primary customer and prospect lists and assist in the operations of Columbia CU’s Business Lending department. He joins an established team of four Columbia Credit Union business lending professionals…

Business Online Banking Security Upgrade Coming

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Columbia Credit Union takes your business online banking security seriously. In the coming weeks, we will be replacing the security image verification (the custom image you see at login) with Extended Validation SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificates, the most secure online banking environment available.  These certificates provide high security Web browsers information to identify a…

Help Mudslide Victims. Donate now.

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On Saturday, March 22, 2014, a massive mudslide forever changed the community of Oso, Washington. The loss of lives and family homes is overwhelming, and the 530 mudslide is the most horrific natural disaster seen in the Northwest in decades. Many of the victims and their surviving family are credit union members like you. You can make…

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Columbia Welcomes Doug Davis as Vice President Lending Sales

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Columbia Credit Union announces the hiring of Doug Davis as Vice President Lending Sales. With a proven track record of loan sales and origination management experience, Davis will lead the delivery of loan products to members, maximizing production on behalf of Columbia CU. He will have oversight of loan product/program development and administration; staff management…

Talk About Savings! The Sprint Credit Union Member Discount

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Let us introduce you to valuable savings on monthly wireless bills– plus waived activation and upgrade fees. It’s all possible thanks to Columbia Credit Union, Invest in America and Sprint’s Credit Union Member Discount program. Ways you can save: 10% off*select personal Sprint plans 15% off*select business Sprint plans Waived activation fee on new activations…

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CEO Steve Kenny advocates for credit unions on Capitol Hill

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While attending the CUNA 2014 Governmental Affairs Conference (GAC) in Washington, D.C. this week (Feb. 23-27, 2014), CEO Steve Kenny joined other advocates in promoting the credit union movement to elected officials, including our 3rd District Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler. Early accounts of the tax reform plan released today by the House Ways and Means…

Battle Ground Branch Named Business of the Year

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Congratulated by coworkers, Battle Ground Branch Manager Julie Bocanegra (center), accepts the Battle Ground Business of the Year award. Columbia CU’s Battle Ground branch was named Business of the Year at the Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce 2013 Recognition Banquet. The branch was honored in a ceremony recognizing individuals and businesses in six different categories for their contributions…

Make the right call on phone scams

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Members have reported receiving a variety of phone scams or “vishing” incidents in recent weeks. Scammers may be trying to capitalize on cardholders’ fears of having their personal data compromised in the Target data breach. Vishing, short for “voice phishing,” is when thieves seek personal financial information by telephone. A potential victim might receive a…

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Battling security breaches

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With more than 110 million customers affected by the data breach at Target stores, you might be wondering how a security breach could happen to a large national retailer in the first place. You may be surprised to learn that currently, there are no laws in place requiring merchants to have the same level of…