SAFE Banking Act Passes U.S. House of Representatives with Overwhelming, Bipartisan Support

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the SAFE Banking Act today 321–103, in an historic vote on federal cannabis policy. Authored by U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO-07) and Denny Heck (D-WA-10) and cosponsored by Reps. Steve Stivers (R-OH-15) and Warren Davidson (R-OH-08), the bill allows marijuana-related businesses in states with some form of … Read More

It’s time for Arizona to Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union

Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union® Lands in Four New States Campaign now live in thirteen states  September 16, 2019 WASHINGTON – Credit Union National Association (CUNA) today announced the expansion of its category-level brand campaign, Open Your Eyes to a Credit Union®, to four new states: Arizona, Nebraska, … Read More

Arizona AYIN hosts Financial Literacy Event

On August 29, the Arizona AYIN group hosted a financial literacy event at OneAZ CU featuring Arizona State Treasurer Kimberly Yee. Yee spoke to the group about how credit unions can work together to advance financial education. In addition, the session included a panel of professionals from Canyon State CU, … Read More

Colorado Credit Unions Host WOCCU visitors from Ireland

Recently, several Colorado credit unions hosted a delegation of visiting representatives of several credit unions from Ireland in a World Council of Credit Unions exchange program. Sooper CU, Space Age FCU, Elevations CU and Canvas CU hosted credit unions to help share best practices, give insights into the regulatory environment … Read More

Congratulations to our MWCUA CU Rock Stars!

MWCUA would like to congratulate Ray Lancaster of Pyramid Federal Credit Union and Christine Eckhardt of Arapahoe Credit Union as winners of the 2019 Credit Union Rock Star awards! Credit Union Rock Star awards are presented to exceptional credit union professionals by the editorial staff of Credit Union Magazine with this … Read More

The Denver office is moving!

After over 11 years at 1009 Grant Street in downtown Denver, we are moving our office this week.  As you may recall, we sold the building last fall and have been in a leaseback situation since then.  We are excited to move into the next chapter of the Association with … Read More

CECL resources available

Stephen Nelson, VP of Credit Union Support at the Utah Credit Union Association, recently shared some resources primarily geared toward helping smaller and mid-sized credit unions meet CECL requirements.  The resources are on the Utah Credit Union Association website https://www.utahscreditunions.org/resources/123/ and include: 8 videos covering just about everything in the … Read More

LAST CALL! Left to Submit Your Entry for Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring, and Desjardins

LAST CALL! Left to Submit Your Entry for Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring, and Desjardins This is the final week to submit your entry for the our three credit union recognition programs:  the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award, the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, and the Desjardins Youth … Read More

CUNA Awards – Call for Entries!

Be Recognized for the Work You Do in Your Community The Mountain West Credit Union Association and Credit Union National Association are pleased to sponsor three recognition programs for credit unions:  the Dora Maxwell Social Responsibility Community Service Award Program, the Louise Herring Philosophy-in-Action Member Service Award, and the Desjardins … Read More

CU Roundtable discussion produces great content

We have so many wonderful leaders and future leaders in our member credit unions. A testament to this is in the energy and engagement of those who were able to attend this year’s Annual Meeting and Convention. During AMC, we hosted a roundtable discussion for CU Execs, Managers, and Staff.  … Read More