News: News Releases

Denver-based MWCUA, Carolinas Credit Union League Announce Super Bowl Wager

    DENVER, Co. (February 3, 2016) – The credit union movement is tethered in the spirit of collaboration – but that all flies out the window when Super Bowl 50 is on the line. The Mountain West Credit Union Association, based in Denver, Colo., has offered a bet to … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Announces Partnership for Repossession and Disposition

PHOENIX, Az.  (Jan. 29, 2016)–The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) has finalized a strategic alliance agreement to help Arizona credit unions with asset repossession and disposition.  Powered by PAR North America, Remarketing by Element and Manheim, the new alliance delivers best-in-class providers, each with a proven commitment to serving … Read More

46 CU Professionals Become Certified CU Development Educators (CUDEs) in Dallas

    Foundation adds 4th CU Philosophy Training Session in 2016   Dallas, Texas – Forty-six credit union professionals became Credit Union Development Educators (CUDEs) after being guided by dedicated program facilitators and mentors through the intensive Credit Union Development Education (DE) Training from the National Credit Union Foundation (the … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association region’s Crashers named

TruWest’s Henzel, Public Service’s Greiving and Reliant Federal’s Phillips to “Crash the GAC” DENVER, CO (January 22, 2016) — Three young professionals have been named to “Crash the GAC” and represent the Mountain West Credit union Association’s tri-state region at next month’s Governmental Affairs Conference in Washington, D.C. TruWest Credit … Read More

Treasury, NCUA Partner to Increase Opportunities for Low-Income Credit Unions

U.S. Treasury Department Office of Public Affairs    Agencies Aim to Double the Number of CDFI Credit Unions in 2016 ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 21, 2016) – The National Credit Union Administration and the U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund today signed an agreement that will streamline the application … Read More

House Financial Services Committee passes two CU priority bills

On Wednesday, two of our priority bills in the House Financial Services Committee passed with strong votes. H.R. 2205, the Data Security Act, passed the Committee by a vote of 46-9. This bill would create a single data security standard for all entities that handle sensitive consumer data, as well … Read More

Consumers Expect Slightly Lower Level of Holiday Spending Than Last Year According to 16th Annual CFA-CUNA Holiday Spending Survey

Washington, D.C. – Consumers report slightly lower intended holiday spending in 2015 than they reported in 2014, according to the 16th annual holiday spending survey conducted by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and Credit Union National Association (CUNA). In both years, the same percentage (10%) said they would spend … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association Board Announces Support of CUNA-League Dual Membership Structure

PHOENIX, Az. and DENVER, Co. (November 4, 2015) –  In its October 29 meeting, the Board of Directors of the The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) adopted a measure of support for the recent Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Board action preserving the current CUNA-League dual membership structure. The … Read More

Mountain West Credit Union Association, AUTOPAY announce strategic partnership

DENVER, Co.  (Oct. 20, 2015)–The Mountain West Credit Union Association (MWCUA) has finalized an initial strategic partnership agreement with AUTOPAY, a provider of full-spectrum automobile purchase financing and refinancing to the credit union industry. The MWCUA currently has 126 credit unions in three states, Colorado, Arizona and Wyoming. The combined … Read More

Vantage West marks credit union week with festivities and deals

TUCSON, AZ (October 13, 2015) — Vantage West Credit Union,  Southern Arizona’s largest credit union, plans to mark International Credit Union Week, Oct.12-16, and International Credit Union Day, Oct. 15, with a host of in-branch festivities and a number of consumer deals. Among other specials, Vantage West will waive the membership … Read More