Global Bridges

New Business Practices Inspired by Credit Unions’ Visit to South Korea

GoWest credit unions explored the principles, best practices, structure, and values of South Korean credit unions through the Global Bridges Program.

Tee Up Across the GoWest Region in a TopGolf Tournament for Charity Nov. 20

Compete at one of six TopGolf locations, led by the Rocky Mountain Chapter of Credit Unions. Each winning team will receive prizes and a donation made to a local food bank.

Is Your Credit Union Coming Up with Unique Solutions to Common Challenges? Share with Us!

We ask that you submit a short article or video on what your credit union has done well and differently so other credit unions in the region can learn too.

Want to Kick Off 2023 by Making an Impact? Apply Now to Crash the GAC!

This tailored program invites credit union emerging leaders and young professionals to go to Washington D.C. and be immersed in a transformative experience.

Young Professionals Share Insights from 2022 World Credit Union Conference

Hear key takeaways from GoWest Young Professionals who ventured overseas for the World Credit Union Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, this summer.

How Video Testimonials Helped Nearly Triple a Credit Union’s Membership Growth

Members tell the Ironworkers USA Federal Credit Union story in over 35 featured testimonials as part of a key marketing strategy.


A Glimpse into TAPCO CU’s Small but Mighty Marketing Team

The credit union’s AVP, Marketing Angel Phillips spoke with GoWest about her team’s creative approach to organic viral marketing.

Pacific Crest FCU and Klamath Public Employees FCU Announce Intent to Merge

Under the planned merger, members of both credit unions will benefit from an anticipated expansion of services and an expanded number of branch locations.

A Game-Changing Experience: 44 GoWest Members Graduate WCMS

Learn about the Tau Class’s experience in Western CUNA Management School and the impact it has left on them.

Washington Credit Unions Can Now Offer Better Rates for Minority and Women Business Owners

Through the newly accessible Linked Deposit Loan Program, credit unions can provide an interest rate reduction of up to 2% for OMWBE state-certified businesses.

Survey Finds Gen Z Consumers Seek Financial Guidance from TikTok and YouTube

Vericast’s research indicates only 24% of this age group seek advice from financial institutions or advisors.

ALPS and Tongass Federal Credit Unions Announce Intent to Merge

The proposed merger requires approval from the NCUA, the credit union’s regulatory body, followed by approval of the ALPS membership.

Crowdsourcing for a Cause: How Blue FCU Plans to Ease the Down Payment Pinch

The Wyoming-based credit union is testing a program that rewards members for contributing to a down payment fund for future homeowners.

Introducing the First-Ever Six-State YP Leads Cohort!

Eighteen passionate credit union Young Professionals will attend MAXX 2022, expand their network, and build leadership skills as they play active roles in credit union advocacy.

Forbes Releases 2022 Best-in-State Credit Unions Ranking

More than 26,000 members across the nation were tapped to evaluate their credit unions on overall satisfaction and performance in six key areas.