Resolve to improve your financial health in 2017

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If you’ve overextended your budget during the holiday season, turn things around by making a New Year’s resolution to improve your financial health. Here are three simple ways to get started: 1.     Save for Retirement If your employer offers a 401(k) retirement savings plan, sign up today! Some employers even offer a matching program. That’s…

Columbia Credit Union 2017 Annual Meeting


You are invited to attend Columbia Credit Union’s Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at our Operations Center, 200 SE Park Plaza Drive, Vancouver. Registration opens at 6 p.m. and the meeting begins at 7 p.m. The voting date of record for eligible voters is November 30, 2016.

Lead Columbia CU’s Future!


Columbia Credit Union is a cooperative financial institution with strategic leadership from our Board of Directors and audit oversight by our Supervisory Committee. Members age 18 and older, as of November 30, 2016, are eligible to apply for nomination during our December Call for Applicants. Three Board Director and one Supervisory Committee positions will be…

What is my account number?

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If you are setting up an ACH electronic funds transfer or getting ready to prepare your taxes, you’ll need your full and accurate Columbia Credit Union account number. But, what if you don’t know it? No worries. Here are some options for locating your account numbers: Look it up with Online Banking. For Personal Online…

Columbia Credit Union Named Best in Business 2016!


Thank you to our members and readers of the Vancouver Business Journal for selecting Columbia Credit Union as the best Credit Union in Vancouver for the fourth year in a row! We’re proud to be honored with the Best in Business 2016 Award! In total, almost 3,000 votes were cast for companies and businesses in…

Making Life Better For Our Members and Communities


Since the founding of our credit union in 1952, we have been making life better for our members with a never failing focus on maintaining the overall strength of our credit union and the quality of our service.  The consistency of our vision has been rewarded with numerous accolades over the years and in 2016…

Columbia Credit Union awards $2,488 grant to Innovative Services NW


Columbia Credit Union is proud to award a $2,488 grant to Innovative Services NW to support the work of their Pediatric Therapy and Neurodevelopmental Center. Columbia Credit Union President and CEO Steve Kenny and Chief Operating Officer Lindsey Salvestrin presented a check to Innovative Services NW at Columbia Credit Union’s Operations Center on Dec. 9….

3 reasons December is the best month to buy or refi a car

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1. Our lowest auto loan rates of the year! Through Dec. 31, 2016, Columbia Credit Union is offering special vehicle loan rates as low as 1.99% APR* (terms up to 60 months) on ALL types of titled vehicles. Cars, trucks, boats, RVs and more! 2. Year-end dealer incentives: December is the month for year-end car…

Don’t Be Victim of a Scam This Holiday Season

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Article courtesy of The NCUA Report The holidays are just around the corner. While it is a time of celebration, consumers can fall victim to a number of scams and frauds. Here are some tips you can use to avoid being a victim of a holiday scam. Stay Protected Online As consumers increasingly shop online…

Columbia Credit Union donates $13,900 to CMAC and Home with Heroes


In honor of local veterans, Columbia Credit Union recently donated $13,900 to two nonprofit agencies: Vancouver Community Military Appreciation Committee (CMAC) and Home with Heroes. The donations were made in connection with the credit union’s Veterans Appreciation Vehicle Loan promotion. Columbia Credit Union’s loan promotion ran Oct. 17 through Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2016. During…