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CUs earn historic victory as House passes S. 2155 reg. relief bill (Source: CUNA)

The House voted Tuesday to pass the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155), a bipartisan regulatory relief bill that will provide much needed regulatory relief for credit unions. Having passed the Senate in March, the bill now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature, which is … Read More

New Compliance Communities Announced

MADISON, Wis., and WASHINGTON (May 23, 2018) – Support and information on state and federal regulations is now available in one central hub. After successful beta testing, three leagues have joined CUNA for the inaugural launch of CUNA & League Compliance Communities. These new communities, an extension of the CUNA … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Announces New Board, Annual Award Winners

Board named along with Professional, Director of the Year and HOPE Award Winners DENVER, Co. (May 14, 2018) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association’s Board of Directors announced it elected a new slate of officers after the Association’s Annual Business Meeting held April 27, 2018. Serving as Chairman of … 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 issues Call to Action on S. 2155

Congressional leadership is signaling they plan to take up S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, this month. MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD: Contact your Representative now to vote YES on S. 2155 By contacting your representative today, your action can help get this bill through the … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Releases Annual Report

Nearly 600 Credit Union Professionals to Gather at Annual Meeting & Convention DENVER, Co. & PHOENIX, Az. (April 27, 2018) – The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) released its annual report to association members and disclosed financial reporting for the year ending December 31, 2017 at its annual business … Read More

Financial Literacy Legislation Passes in Arizona

  Financial literacy advocates scored key victories at the Arizona State Capitol this week, as a Mountain West Credit Union Association supported financial education bill passed the Legislature and a financial literacy resolution cleared the state Senate. On Monday, April 9, S.B. 1442, which was introduced by Arizona Senate Majority … 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

Mountain West Credit Union Association Partners with Best Innovation Group To Deliver SetIt Credit to Credit Unions

 Innovative technology manages debit/credit card info, combats interchange erosion, and reinforces member loyalty. Denver, CO – November 2017 – Best Innovation Group (BIG), a credit union innovation catalyst with 20 years of payments experience, and the Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) today announced they have entered a partnership to distribute SetIt Credit, BIG’s card management solution … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Issues Statement on the Resignation of CFPB Director Cordray

Denver, CO (November 15, 2017) – Scott Earl, President and CEO of the Mountain West Credit Union Association, has issued the following statement regarding the announcement of Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stepping down from the Bureau by the end of the month: “The Mountain West Credit Union … Read More