News: General

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

100 Million Memberships Reached at Credit Unions Nationwide

DENVER, CO/WAHSINGTON, DC — Credit unions have reached and surpassed 100 million memberships nationwide – equating to one in every three Americans – Scott Earl, President and CEO of the Mountain West Credit Union Association announced today. The 100 million memberships count is based on data collected from credit unions … Read More

House To Consider CU Relief Bills Next Week

Regulatory relief — a top priority for the Credit Union National Association–would be realized for credit unions under a number of measures that will be considered next week on the House floor. Among the items on the House schedule for consideration are: H.R. 3468, which would  extend share insurance coverage … Read More

NCUF Working With MWCUA To Assess Relief Funds Needed

The National Credit Union Foundation is working with the Mountain West Credit Union Association to assess the need for flood disaster relief beyond current CUAid general funds. There is some need in Colorado for financial assistance, which may be covered by remaining funds in the NCUF’s CUAid general disaster relief fund, … Read More

Signature Children’s Hospital Sponsorship for Credit Unions

The Mountain West Credit Union Foundation board has voted to make credit unions the signature sponsor for a new Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) fundraising event – the Miracle Marathon.  This exciting partnership is made possible through a donation to Children’s Hospital Colorado from the Foundation on behalf of credit unions.  … Read More

Wear Jeans. Help Kids.

Wear Jeans. Help Kids.  Miracle Jeans Day is September 18 On September 18, join hundreds of credit unions nationwide and raise money for your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital by celebrating Miracle Jeans Day.  The concept is simple:  encourage employees to donate $5 in order to trade in their traditional … Read More