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

Ent Members to Vote on State Credit Union Charter

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Oct. 13, 2015) – Ent Federal Credit Union members are being asked to vote by October 29, 2015 on whether to change from a federal to a state of Colorado credit union charter. Ent’s Board of Directors and management team are recommending the charter change to the membership as … Read More

Community Financial Credit Union Supports Local Organizations for International Credit Union Day

BROOMFIELD, CO – While International Credit Union Day is officially celebrated on October 15, Community Financial Credit Union plans to honor the holiday throughout the whole month of October by supporting local non-profit groups in the community. To go together with the World Credit Union Council’s theme of People Helping … Read More

Reliant Federal Credit Union’s Penny Challenge raises money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Two-month event nets more than $6,200 CASPER, Wy. (Oct. 7, 2015) – Reliant Federal Credit Union spearheaded a two-month event, encouraging members and non-members to donate to their 1 Million Penny Challenge in order to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals through Credit Unions for Kids. The event, hosted … Read More

First Credit Union named among 2015 Best Credit Unions to Work For

CHANDLER, AZ. (Oct. 1, 2015) – First Credit Union (FCU) has been named one of the 2015 Best Credit Unions to Work For. Credit Union Journal has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This survey and awards program is … Read More

Ent Named Healthiest Large Company in Colorado Springs

  Colorado Springs, Colo. (October 1, 2015) – Ent Federal Credit Union was recently named the Healthiest Large Company by the Colorado Springs Business Journal, which noted that as “One of the region’s largest employers, Ent pays particular attention to the health and well-being of its staff.” The award recognizes … Read More