Hughes Federal Credit Union receives top regional award for supporting more than 100 local non-profits

TUCSON, AZ (October 25, 2016) — Hughes Federal Credit Union received first place in the 2016 Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award. The award, sponsored by the Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), is given to a credit union for its outstanding … Read More

Hughes Federal Credit Union Working with University of Arizona® Take Charge Cats to Raise Money for Youth Financial Education 

Tucson, AZ – October 20, 2016 – Hughes Federal Credit Union is participating in the second annual Love My Credit Union® Campaign, a video contest that awards tens of thousands of dollars to charities nationwide based upon votes from consumers. This year, Hughes has teamed with the University of Arizona® … Read More

Fitzsimons Credit Union Receives Juntos Avanzamos Designation for Serving the Hispanic Community

Aurora, October 18, 2016 – The Aurora-based Fitzsimons Credit Union was awarded the Juntos Avanzamos (Together We Advance) designation on October 18th, marked by a public proclamation ceremony and celebration. Fitzsimons is one of two Colorado credit unions receiving this nationwide designation, marking an important step in their mission to … Read More

Blue Federal Credit Union offers new card control app

CHEYENNE, WYOMING – Blue Federal Credit Union is proud to offer the CardNav mobile app, allowing members to have greater control over their debit cards. CardNav, provided by Co-Op Financial Services, is an app that allows users to receive real time alerts via their mobile device when specified activity occurs … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Recognizes Premier Members as Credit Union of the Year

Boulder, Colo. (October 13, 2016) – Premier Members was awarded Credit Union of the Year from the Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) at their annual Star Gala on September 23, 2016. Premier Members Credit Union won the award for Credit Union of the Year in the Over $500 Million … Read More

Reliant FCU Launches Integrity Campaign

The recent news about a certain “big bank” caught creating false accounts, etc. in order to meet “sales goals” has many in the credit union movement angry. To the folks at Reliant Federal Credit Union in Casper, Wy, it seemed to present an opportunity. The credit union decided to put … Read More

Hughes Federal Credit Union Selected Readers’ Choice Awards Best Bank/Credit Union

Tucson, AZ – Hughes Federal Credit Union was recognized in four categories, including being named Best Bank/Credit Union and the Best or Favorite in three other categories, in the Arizona Daily Star’s second annual Readers’ Choice Awards on September 25, 2016. “Hughes thanks our 100,000 plus member-owners and the public … Read More

Help CUs get into the next Presidential Debate

We have an exciting opportunity to put credit unions directly onto the presidential debate stage and into the national spotlight. The Open Debate Coalition launched a new website that allows citizens to submit and vote on questions for the next presidential debate. If this question about credit unions receives enough votes, … Read More

Landings CU, EVIT Hold Branch Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

  Tempe, AZ September 2016 – On Thursday, September 29th, Landings Credit Union along with officials from the Mesa Chamber of Commerce and the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) officially cut the ribbon and launched an amazing partnership opening the first student run branch in the East Valley. Some … Read More

Fitzsimons’ Yakusheva Named to Filene Research Institute’s i3 Group

  AURORA, Co. (September 14, 2016) – Polina Yakusheva, vice president of marketing & business development at Fitzsimons Credit Union in Aurora, Colo., has been named to Filene Research Institute’s i3 innovation program, which fosters the development of new ideas and innovations for credit unions. Yakusheva and fifteen other credit union … Read More