Senate confirms Kathy Kraninger as BCFP director

The Senate voted today to confirm Kathy Kraninger as the next director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Kraninger replaces Acting Director Mick Mulvaney, and will serve a five-year term as director. “We’re pleased to have a new permanent director leading the BCFP, as credit unions and other parts … Read More

Digital Identity Made Easy: Defining Self-Sovereign Identity

By Julie Esser As digital interactions become more commonplace, credit unions search for a solution involving digital identification. Unlike identifying members in physical settings, digital identification remains challenging because of a lack of standardization across various digital channels. Members and credit unions alike are increasingly concerned by the fact that … Read More

How AdvantEdge Analytics Hit a Nerve in the Tech Community

By Eric LeVin, Chief Technology Officer, AdvantEdge Analytics Simply attending an event like Microsoft Inspire reminds you how incredible it is to be a part of the tech community today. Being on stage at such an event… well that’s a whole other ballgame.   More than 20,000 technology leaders from … Read More

Take Action on S. 2155

A key legislative priority for credit unions is expected to begin to move in the U.S. House this month. S.2155: The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, passed the Senate with bipartisan support earlier this year. The bill contains several financial regulatory reform provisions important to credit unions. Specifically, … Read More

MWCUA mourns the passing of a credit union icon

It’s with heavy hearts that Mountain West Credit Union Association announces the passing of Susan Brayman. She was a long-time credit union leader and pioneer, epitomizing what credit unions stand for – serving people. Sue began her credit union career with the Colorado Credit Union League in 1973 and rose … Read More

CULedger Announces New CUSO CULedger, LLC

DENVER, CO (August 16, 2017) – CULedger, blockchain technology used to provide credit unions and their members with innovative, cutting-edge products and services, announced the formation of CULedger, LLC, a new credit union service organization (CUSO). Credit unions will have a majority ownership in the newly formed CUSO. “CULedger is … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Presents Prestigious Awards

Professional, Volunteer of the Year Honored and HOPE Award Winner Named at Annual Meeting & Convention DENVER, Co. (April 26, 2017) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association presented its annual credit union Professional and Volunteer of the Year awards at a special dinner April 13 at The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess … 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

Financial Education Week Webinar: A Unique Opportunity for Collaboration with your local Mexican Consulate

As you may know, Mexico’s Consular Network in the US is the largest of one country in another country with 50 Offices!  In addition to the traditional services, this network plays a much broader role in providing education to the Mexican community in the US. One of these areas of … Read More

Reliant Federal Credit Union Hosts Color Me Hungry 5K Run/walk to Benefit The King’s Portion

DOUGLAS, Wy. (August 5, 2014) – Reliant Federal Credit Union is hosting the Color Me Hungry 5K run/walk to combat hunger in Converse County. The event, being held September 13 at Keith Rider Park in Douglas, will benefit The Kings Portion food pantry. “The Kings Portion serves a vital need … Read More