iQ Credit Union’s Commitment to Inclusion and Belonging Recognized with Excellence Award

The credit union received an Excellence in HR & Organizational Development award from the Credit Union National Association HR Council 

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IQ Credit Union Contributes $528,123 to Local Communities

iQ Credit Union, whose 15 branches serve neighborhoods across Southwest Washington and Portland, recently shared with members at the annual meeting the many ways they continued to impact their communities through partnerships, donations, and financial education in 2021.

The credit union donated $528,132 to its communities – $53,930 of which went to 35 non-profit recipients through its very own iQ for Kids foundation, which is funded through employee and member contributions. iQ employees also stepped up by personally contributing 595 volunteer hours to various local causes.

The Vancouver, Wash.,-based credit union partnered with an additional 24 local not-for-profits and 25 community sponsorships through donations, volunteer hours, and event sponsorships. iQ continued its mission of financial education by impacting 4,227 students through 121 local school presentations, financial reality fairs, and their expanding campus branch program. Additionally, 41 Read With Me recipients were awarded over $8,000 in grants for books and literacy programs.

Among other efforts, iQ stayed true to its education roots by awarding five local students with a total of $20,000 in scholarship funds to further their college educations.

Learn more about iQ’s contributions to the community in its annual report. 

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Chief Retail Officer Ali Migaki Recognized with Iris Award

iQ Credit Union Chief Retail Officer Ali Migaki was recognized with an Iris Award by the Greater Vancouver Chamber at their 2022 Women Who Mean Business Symposium, held March 8, 2022. The awards are granted at an annual event held on International Women’s Day. The Iris Awards honor exceptional women in the Greater Vancouver community for their outstanding professional and philanthropic contributions. Iris is the Greek word for rainbow, and event organizers note that women’s lives today represent “a rainbow of possibilities.” 

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iQ Credit Union Promotes Ali Migaki to Chief Retail Officer

Recent Promotion Continues iQ's Tradition of Developing and Advancing the Credit Union's Leaders


VANCOUVER, Wash., March 2, 2022 — iQ Credit Union (iQ) ,a member-owned, modern-day financial institution based in the Pacific Northwest, today announced the promotion of Ali Migaki to chief retail officer.

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iQ Credit Union Announces New Oregon Branch, Skyview Station Move, Mortgage Lending Center

VANCOUVER, Wash., February 8, 2022 — iQ Credit Union (iQ), a member-owned, modern-day financial institution based in the Pacific Northwest, today announced that it will open a new branch in Happy Valley, relocate the Salmon Creek Branch, and combine the business services team and mortgage center into a single lending center. 

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How to Build Credit From Scratch

The economic upheaval caused by the pandemic has made many people cautious about taking on debt. Believe it or not, carrying some debt can be useful, especially if you are looking to build credit. Your credit rating isn’t based on how well you manage your savings but on how well you manage your debt. If you want to build credit from scratch, it pays to understand how to use debt as part of your financial plan.

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iQ Credit Union Hires Chief Technology Officer

Jordan Lehrman Will Lead Efforts To Improve Member Experiences and Enhanced Technological Vision for the Credit Union 

VANCOUVER, Wash., October 7, 2021 — iQ Credit Union (iQ), a member-owned, modern-day financial institution based in the Pacific Northwest, announced that Jordan Lehrman is the organization’s new chief technology officer. He began in the position on Aug. 30, 2021.

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iQ Credit Union Surpassed $3 Million in Donations Through iQ For Kids to Improve Children’s Lives

98% of the credit union’s employees participate to raise funds to help local children-based charities

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iQ Credit Union Recognized by Forbes as No. 1 Credit Union in Washington

Inclusion in 2021 “America’s Best Credit Unions In Each State” Based On Criteria Focused on Customer Satisfaction

VANCOUVER, Wash., July 8, 2021 — iQ Credit Union (iQ), a member-owned, modern-day financial institution based in the Pacific Northwest, today announced that it was named to the Forbes’ 2021 list of “America’s Best Credit Unions In Each State” as the top credit union in the state of Washington. This marks the second year in a row that iQ has appeared on this list, having ranked third in the state in 2020. 

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Your Financial Partner – Now & Always

The community is opening back up and we are thrilled to take down the mask signs and see your smiling faces again! Masks will be optional in iQ branches as you consider your own personal health and safety choices.

We are proud of how resilient you are. iQ remained open to serve your needs and we all adapted to new processes and standards throughout the past year. We found joy in knowing we were able to support 511 businesses with 652 PPP loans, and members with 7631 Skip Pays. Please remember, we’re still here to help you navigate any unexpected financial challenges you may have. We still have options available for skip pays, mortgage payment deferments, and assistance for PPP forgiveness applications.

To learn more about the financial assistance we have available click here.

We are so grateful for the opportunity to serve you and look forward to seeing you soon.

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