News & Announcements


Credit Union Car Sale

Credit Union Car SaleThe Credit Union Car Sale is hosted by AutoMentors, our trusted auto buying consultants, in partnership with Point West Credit Union.

  • Over 100 pre-owned vehicles in various makes and models
  • Low, no-haggle pricing, starting at just $5,000
  • On-site financing, with rates as low as 2.49% APR**
  • Free trade-in valuations
  • Free hot dogs, chips, and drinks

Saturday, September 19 • 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Point West Credit Union • 718 NE 12th Ave, Portland

Receive a $25 gas card when you get pre-approved before the sale and take a test drive at the sale.* Get pre-approved online, in person, or by calling 503.220.2592.

*$25 gas card offer is valid only for members that have been pre-approved for a vehicle loan and test drive a vehicle during the upcoming Credit Union Car Sale.
**APR as of 7/15/15 and subject to  change. Actual rate may vary based on credit history, loan to value, and term. Rate assumes automatic payment for a Trailhead checking account. All loans subject to credit approval and complete terms of loan disclosures.


12 • 12 • 12 Summer Loan

$1200 Loan • 12 month term • 12% APR*

12-12-12 Summer LoanWith summer upon us and back-to-school just around the corner, could you use some extra cash? There’s no reason to carry high interest credit card balances when you can take advantage of our special Summer Loan. Apply now and your loan will be paid off by next summer.

Simplified application and approval process.
Just complete the simplified application and please make sure you meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • You have been a member for at least 90 days
  • You agree to the loan payment deducted from your Trailhead checking account
  • You have verifiable employment, retirement, or disability income

*Subject to Credit Approval. Offer ends August 31, 2015. Loan requires automatic payment from a Trailhead checking account. Representative payment example: A $1,200.00 loan at a fixed Annual Percentage Rate of 12% for 12 months would require 12 monthly payments of $106.62.


Free Seminar
Understanding Social Security

A look at the bigger picture

Join us for this educational seminar to learn key facts about the Social Security program, including:

  • How benefits are calculated
  • Full retirement age and choosing the right time to file
  • Receiving benefits while working
  • Provisional income and tax implications
  • Options for spouses and ex-spouses

Tuesday, October 27
Noon – 1pm

4th Floor Hospitality Suite
220 NW Second Ave, Portland

Please RSVP to marketing@trailheadcu.org.


New! Visa Balance Transfer Program

rocket-science

Balance transfer rates as low as 5.25% APR*

Paying down debt isn’t rocket science. You only need a Trailhead Platinum Rewards Visa Credit Card to transfer department store and other credit card balances to a new, lower rate with no expiration date. Plus, there’s no balance transfer fee* and no annual fee.

  • To open for a new Trailhead Platinum Rewards Visa, apply online, in person, or on the phone.
  • To transfer a balance to your existing Trailhead credit card, get started here or give us call.

*Interest begins to accrue the day you make a balance transfer.  See complete disclosures.


Trailhead named one of the 100 Best Nonprofits to Work For

Tr100 Best Nonprofitsailhead Credit Union was named one of the best nonprofits to work for in Oregon! More than 5,500 employees from 180 organizations participated in Oregon Business’ annual poll. Trailhead was ranked #8 among all medium sized nonprofits!

We want to give a special thanks to our employees who make Trailhead a wonderful place to work and who love the work they do to help our members.


Trailhead is on the Supportland Network

SupportlandWe’re thrilled to announce that we’ve joined up with Supportland to help our members connect deeper with the local businesses they love. To start up, download the Supportland mobile app or come by either branch for a free Supportland Card. Then you can start earning points every time you come into a Trailhead branch or patronize other participating businesses around town. When you rack up enough points, you can cash them in for any number of great rewards, including a set of pint glasses from Trailhead for 80 points.

Learn more about Supportland and the over 170 locally owned businesses on the network where you can shop and earn rewards at supportland.com.