News: News Releases

Indirect Lender of the Year

Media Contact:Joy Audet 602.688.4569 Hughes Federal Credit Union Awarded for Indirect Auto Loans (Tucson) – March 1 – On Tuesday February 28, 2012, Hughes Federal Credit Union in Tucson, AZ was presented with Mountain West Credit Union Association’s 8th annual Indirect Lender of the Year Award for 2011.  The award … Read More

NeighborBench

Media Contact:Joy Audet602.688.4569 NeighborBench and Mountain West Credit Union Association Partner to Help More Credit Unions Address Compliance Challenges   February 28, 2012 – (Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ and Rockville, MD) – NeighborBench, a provider of advanced compliance solutions for credit unions, and the Mountain West Credit Union Association, have entered into a strategic … Read More

Introducing: Strategic Partners

Media Contact Joy Audet 602.688.4569    Mountain West Credit Union Association Introduces Strategic Partners Inc., a Reinvented Service Corporation  Phoenix, AZ, Denver, CO and Casper, WY (02/14/2012)— As of January, 2012 the recently formed Mountain West Credit Union Association has leveraged their combined strength to better serve their member credit unions … Read More

CU4Kids 2012 Kick off Breakfast

Media Contact Joy Audet 602.688.4569   Children’s Miracle Network kicked off 2012 with Credit Unions for Kids at Phoenix Children’s Hospital with One Darn Cool School.   Phoenix, AZ (02/09/2012) – Phoenix Children’s Hospital (PCH) hosted a breakfast for Arizona’s credit unions on February 8, 2012 to kick off 2012 … Read More

Bank Transfer Day Resources

Bank Transfer Day Resources

Regulation Z: Credit Counseling Required

Regulation Z Revisited:Credit Counseling Required?Provided by: Chad M. Gentry, Executive DirectorCommunity Credit Counseling Services Here are a few facts about Regulation Z that you may find interesting: 6.5 ft – The height of the banking regulations changes from 2010 if printed on single sheets of paper and stacked vertically.270  – The … Read More

Arizona’s Political Races

Arizona’s Politial Races: A Guide For Your Credit Union Last month, the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission approved a draft version for the new 2012 U.S. congressional lines in Arizona. As you know, new congressional lines are determined every 10 years based upon the United States Census.  Beginning in 2012, Arizona … Read More

Treasury Direct

Resources Available to Help Inform Customers About Ending Over-the-Counter Sales of Paper U.S. Savings Bonds The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced it will end over-the-counter (OTC) sales of paper savings bonds on December 31, 2011. While paper bonds will no longer be sold at financial institutions, electronic savings bonds … Read More

Awards

Congratulation to all our Award Winners!The 4th Annual Star Gala Awards• Denver Community Credit Union – Community Impact Award Recipient• Sooper Credit Union – Community Impact Award Runner Up• Liz Luce, First Education Federal Credit Union – Volunteer of the Year, Wyoming• Christine McClatchey, College Credit Union – Volunteer of the Year, Colorado• Steve Higginson, … Read More

Update on IRS Notices Regarding Credit Unions’ Tax-Exempt Status

Last Week, Bill Cheney sent a letter to the Internal Revenue Service urging the agency to take immediate action to correct a very serious error that has resulted in the purported revocation of the tax-exempt status of a number of credit unions that have been diligently filing Form 990 information … Read More