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

Valley of the Sun Chapter

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2016 Credit Union Leadership Institute: Nominations Open

The Credit Union Leadership Institute is an exceptional in-depth series of workshops designed for credit union employees who show the ability to assume greater roles and responsibilities. It is performance based instruction that teaches the art of leadership with well-focused, guided practices that encourage interactive participation and discussions. This highly … Read More

New! Bundled Webinars Customized for your CU

Mountain West has joined forces with our webinar partner to provide you with an all new, customized webinar platform for your credit union.  This new all-in-one training solution allows you to choose from nearly 50 recorded webinars in bundles of 10 at a discounted rate of up to 25%!  Once … Read More

Hot Topic Webinar Added: Expanded Financial Protections Under the New Military Lending Act, Including SCRA Update

On July 22, 2015, new changes to the Military Lending Act (MLA) were adopted by the Department of Defense, which, for the first time, expand the MLA’s coverage to most credit unions.  In addition, the required disclosures have been modified and the types of service members covered have increased.  These … Read More

FREE Webinar: Disparate Impact Analysis: What the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision Means for Your Institution

On June 25, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld disparate impact analysis under the Fair Housing Act. Although the court’s decision is limited to the Fair Housing Act (i.e., home loans), the ECOA and Reg B have long upheld disparate impact analysis for all consumer loans. Under a disparate impact … Read More

Marketing Summit: Early Bird Registration Ends August 31st

This year’s Mountain West 2015 Marketing Summit takes on a whole new twist! Coming to you from two exciting cities, geared towards one intention – to give credit union marketers and business development professionals what they need to flourish in this rapidly changing industry and propel the conversation forward. We’ve … Read More

Community Development Networking Council

Looking for a platform to explore and share best practices, ideas and successes with your peers about community engagement, strengthening partnerships and other initiatives? Then, plan to attend the Community Development Networking Council on August 26, 2015. This interactive meeting will be held via video-conference in Denver, CO, Phoenix, AZ, … Read More