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Should credit unions force staff to get COVID vaccine_ _ Credit Union Journal _ American Banker

December 2019

Competition is heating up between Colorado banks and credit unions for commercial business – Denver Business Journal

September 2019

Perlmutter’s SAFE Banking Act to protect banks that work with marijuana industry passes House

CUNA Opens Awareness Campaign Wider

August 2019

Credit unions see growth even as competition grows – Phoenix Business Journal

July 2019

Why it’s important to “Open Your Eyes”

Drive 19 interviews: CUAdvantage’s Phai Woodhead

Elevations Credit Union Sells Office, Consolidates In Broomfield

June 2019

OneAZ Credit Union partners locally to spur economic growth

America’s Best Credit Unions In Each State

Making an Impact Through the 2019 DE Day of Service

May 2019

Movers & Shakers: Jennifer Sussman and Victoria Selfridge

Cannabis Banking Bill May Falter (Again) Despite State Support

Host of bank M&A deals could remake Denver’s credit union landscape _ Credit Union Journal

TruWest Credit Union partners with Salvation Army to collect water for the summer

Johnnie St. Vrain: Kids today learn plenty about personal finance

Credit Union Careers Spring Forward

Credit union philanthropy enters the fintech era

March 2019

Sterling Federal Credit union pays back $1M to members

February 2019

Members are our best advocates

Credit unions nationwide step up during government shutdown

January 2019

CULedger reaches Series A funding goal of $10 million for its credit union-focused distributed ledger platform

Northern Colorado Credit Union to break ground on central Greeley expansion

Credit unions adopt blockchain as the first step for digital ID

Feeling the furlough? Where to go for help.

Where Does CU Ledger/MyCUID Stand? Here’s An Update

Ent will develop new headquarters in north Colorado Springs

LIST: Freebies and financial help for furloughed federal government workers

Loveland Business Briefs published Jan. 20, 2019

Credit unions in NoCo, Boulder Valley offer loan assistance to federal workers

Fort Collins banks, businesses offer help to furloughed government workers

Two more credit unions aim to help furloughed federal workers

Elevations Credit Union CEO tapped for Federal Reserve Bank advisory council

US federal employees struggle to cope with government shutdown

Government shutdown impacting Yellowstone-area businesses

4 ways to get help during government shutdown

Arizona banks, credit unions keep financial ratings up

Canvas Credit Union delivers 6,450 pairs of socks to homeless shelters

TruWest CEO cashes in on evolving industry to boost business

Arizona Federal Credit Union Issues $6.5 Million Year-End Member Payout

How blockchain may kill the password

December 2018

Colorado Springs credit union executive retiring after winning nearly every major business award

Climbing the corporate ladder

Ent Credit Union pays $11M in rewards program

Blue Federal Credit Union and Poudre Heritage Alliance announce $10,000 gift to Play it Safe on the Poudre!

Colorado wants to be an epicenter of blockchain technology. Can it succeed?

November 2018

Help members fight the urge to “overspend”

CUNA names national award winners

TUCSON METRO CHAMBER: Vantage West Promotes Eppley to Business Banker

Blue Federal Credit Union to redevelop Cheyenne’s Cole Shopping Center

October 2018

Credit unions decline in number, but not in presence – BizWest

Credit union group to spend $1.8 million for vulnerable Dem, GOP incumbents

Ent Credit Union to serve Boulder County, NoCo customers

Business Briefs

September 21018

Inspiring Residents To Be Honored In Lakewood [WATCH]

Loveland-area business briefs published Sept. 2

Fintech startup CULedger raises $8.5M

Higginson: Consider your state credit unions

Heroes and villains: Credit unions in the community

August 2018

War over coal, gas hits bank: Bank of West parent’s policy faces backlash

What’s your social media plan

How the  Association Fights for the Rights of Credit Unions and Their Members

My Unlikely Blockchain Technology & Bitcoin Teacher

Coal country feels burned by Bank of the West

Largest Phoenix-Area Credit Unions

July 2018

How Parents Can Use Back-To-School Shopping As A Financial Lesson

Most Influential Women: Jane Dobbs, Canyon State Credit Union

Colorado Springs credit union opens third branch in 10 weeks

Giving back in Southern Arizona

Business awards earned in Southern Arizona

Vantage West CEO Robert Ramirez is leaving a legacy of growth

June 2018

2 Senators Submit Bill To Allow States To Regulate Pot Biz Without Feds

Credit Union Leagues Support New States’ Rights Marijuana Bill

Maine Credit Union League backs bill to protect legal cannabis from feds

Top Companies to Work for in Arizona-Small Companies

May 2018

Ent opening new northeast Colorado Springs branch

Premier Gives wants to keep helping the community

April 2018

Movers & Shakers: Ent Credit Union

Letter: CEO supports legislation

Congressional act is good for community, America _ Letters To Editor _

Meridian Trust FCU to expand into Colorado

CU Ledger Initiative of CUNA, MWCUA Selected To Join Hyperledger

March 2018

What is Community Banking Month all about and why is it important?

Credit Union offers scholarships to members

Suits for Soldiers

Female Credit Union Pioneer Susan Brayman Dies

Senate Passes Reg Overhaul Bill, With Support From CU Trades

Canyon State Credit Union using biometric authentication

February 2018

MyCUID spawned by CULedger and Evernym

CU Delegation Meets With Trump at White House, Talks Deregulation

Blockchain Digital Identity Solution Developed By CULedger, Evernym

State roundup 2018: How the Hatch letter changes the game

Vantage West opens scholarship program

Your best brand ambassadors? Your employees

Colorado Springs banking industry swept by wave of mergers, sales in past year

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Lisa Kazee

On the move at Opus Group, Humana, Vantage West, Landmark Title, USTA

Briefcase: Ent Credit Union opens second Castle Rock location

Does business have a social responsibility?

Bank CEOs: The regulations just keep on comin

 Credit Union donates more than 7,000 pairs of socks

Arizona’s credit unions are built for people, not profit

January 2018

Investment Is All About Risk And Sessions Has Spooked Colorado’s Pot Biz

Arizona banks show strength in latest ratings

 Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Luke Willis

3 reasons bad-mouthing the competition is a bad idea

Aftermath of DOJ marijuana shift

Despite DOJ’s marijuana moves, it’s ‘business as usual’ for Partner Colorado

Award-winning financial literacy program available across Wyoming

Giving back in Southern Arizona

Aurora credit union recognized by national association

These projects will change Fort Collins’ skyline in 2018

7 smart tips for becoming debt-free in 2018

 Ent Credit Union expanding to UCCS

Where Pot Entrepreneurs Go when the banks just say no

December 2017

Financing Options for New & Existing Cannabis Businesses

Dodd-Frank Tipped The Scale In The Wrong Direction

November 2017

The Association joins class-action lawsuit against Equifax

October 2017

Pima Federal Credit Union receives community impact award

MWCUA-Member CUs Out in Force on International CU Day

Swirlds, CULedger collaborate on distributed applications to CUs

Banking industry keeping up with mobile, tech-savvy customers

Hughes Federal Credit Union wins national technology award

Councilman Johnson wins WyHy Community Advocate funds

Biometric thumbprints, iris scans and facial authentication … Oh my!

Vantage West earns Dora Maxwell, Louise Herring Awards

Boulder County, financial organizations create program to aid ‘underbanked’

Credit Union Magazine – CU Rockstars

Retiring Ent Credit Union CEO had big impact in three years

Ent Center for the Arts at UCCS on target for January debut

September 2017

Vantage West earns Credit Union of the Year Award

Credit Unions, CUNA Mutual Group Hire New Talent

August 2017

A case for a communications audit

Credit unions form corporation to solve security problems

CULedger launches CUSO to facilitate blockchain usage

CULedger Blockchain Initiative To Become A CUSO

Cheyenne Frontier Days names new General Committee members

Credit union donates $55K for teachers to buy school supplies

July 2017

Business owners and regulators brainstorm solutions to cannabis industry banking

June 2017

CEO of largest Colorado credit union retiring in October

Business Model A Next Step

Banks, credit unions fight for market share

No troubled credit unions in Colorado, says BauerFinancial report

Sunlight FCU Shines On New CEO

May 2017

Utilizing public relations to promote community service

2 longtime Denver credit unions finalize merger

Phoenix Suns share healthy living message with Valley students

Enact commonsense financial reform

Jim Flynn: Credit unions vs. banks: The war runs unabated

Former CUNA Mutual CEO, Jeff Post, Joins CU’s Board

Food drive at Northern Colorado Credit Union to support Weld Food Bank runs through May 23

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union boosts PCH program

Trona Valley Announces Acquisition Of State Bank

April 2017

The Association Names Professional, Volunteer Of Year; HOPE Award Winner

Business awards earned in Southern Arizona

Tucson Federal Credit Union awards Tucson nonprofits $45,000

Elevations Credit Union breaks ground for second branch in Fort Collins

SFCU CEO Blankenbeckler happy with credit union position

Sterling Credit Union assets top $130 million in 2016

Fundraiser for victims of northeast Colorado wildfire nets more than $155,000

HGTV star partners with Desert Schools Federal Credit Union

Blue Federal Credit Union celebrating new Fort Collins branch

March 2017

2016 CUNA Awards, Benefits of Membership Awards announced – Rocky Mountain Chapter

Ent CU’s Grady Named a ‘2017 Rising Star’

Pot Banking Under Trump

The Cannabis Industry and Credit Unions: Need Meets Philosophy

OneAZ Credit Union opens high-tech branch in Scottsdale

February 2017

Campaign collects suits for soldiers

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union has time-saving tips for tax time

Ent CU, Members 1st CU, Teachers FCU Reveal Promotions

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union appoints new CEO

Coors Credit Union is changing its name

Credit union members hurt by price controls

Brick-and-mortar banking lives — and thrives for some — in Colorado Springs

Ent expands member rewards program

January 2017

CUNA board election results announced

Numerica CU, Kinecta FCU Welcome New Leadership (ENT, Vantage West)

FinTech grows up

Membership Appointments Announced for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council

How the payments industry came to accept legal marijuana

Credit Union Hispanic Designations Grow

Texell CU, Hughes FCU top asset milestones

Tucson’s Hughes Federal Credit Union reaches major milestone

7 Ways to spend smarter in the new year

Vantage names new leaders, best employees

U.S. Rep. Tipton will focus on finance, veterans in 2017 Congress

Arizona Federal Members Receive $5 Million Bonus Payout

Giving back in Southern Arizona

December 2016

Will blockchain help credit unions? Part 1

Merry & Bright: How CUs Are Celebrating the Holiday Season (Aventa & Landings)

Arizona Federal Annual Holiday Raffle Reaches New Heights in Raising Funds for Local School

Ent’s new Pueblo West branch offers interactive ATMs

Ent Credit Union opens in Pueblo West

Vantage names new mortgage director

Desert Schools partners with Packages From Home

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Anna Bandel

Colorado banks and credit unions earn top ratings

Pens, Paper & Promise: CUs in the Community (ENT)

Colorado chambers, business groups form coalition for immigration reform

CEO of Desert Schools Federal Credit Union plans to retire

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Rich Scholes, Ent Credit Union

November 2016

As Colorado Grays, The State Is Educating To Guard Against Fraud And Exploitation

Glendale student finds confidence and career goals through new Valley program

Legion Auxiliary thanks local educators

Biz awards earned in Southern Arizona

Staff Changes at First Citizens’, Ent, Redstone

Meridian Trust credit union donates $10K to help local charities

Robert Ramirez, Cristie Street named Tucson Man and Woman of the Year

Westerra Credit Union expands partnership with Infinity Park

Could blockchain technology put co-ops at the front of the digital revolution?

October 2016

Blue Federal Credit Union offers new debit card control app 

MWCUA’s Brusewitz Named First Winner of Global Women’s Leadership Network Award

9 Leadership Attributes, 9 Leadership Traits Of The Most Successful CU CEOs Are Identified

Should you refinance your vehicle?

Arizona CEO departures brisk in third quarter

Credit Unions Turn to Blockchain Amid Increasing Competition

The Foundation Honors CU, Individual Winners

CU Ledger project will focus on protecting members’ identities

Colorado Springs-area financial deposits outpace national average

September 2016

Shared Ledger, Distributed Ledger, Blockchain, Oh My!

Banking CEOs: Dodd-Frank regs still top issue faced by industry

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union selects digital platform

Michelle Singletary: Create financial rules of thumb

Tipton bill aims to ease burdens on small banks

Foothills United Way names Pacheco board chairman

Credit Unions create their own R3-like blockchain consortium

US credit union consortium plots blockchain use

CU-friendly candidates see success in Ariz., Fla. primaries

Perseverance Leads Hunnicutt to the Corner Office

New Digs: Credit Unions in the Community

August 2016

Outside Honors & Appointments: Executives on the Move

OneAZ Credit Union Opens Sedona Location

People’s Credit Union ready to help

This Arizona-based credit union is also bucking the branch pruning trend

A small investment of time and research can pay off with big PR dividends

SunWest Credit Union Names New CEO

Credit union plans two new Fort Collins branches

Giving back in Southern Arizona

The Association Endorses Two Candidates For Congress

Blue FCU CEO Honored at Wyoming Woman of Influence

2 Colorado credit unions to merge

Bellco Credit Union goes to Comic Con and kills it!

Blue FCU Introduces Member Rewards Program

CU Ledger Could Save Costs, Enhance Banking

Hughes Federal Credit Union celebrates 100,000th member milestone

Hughes Federal Credit Union surpasses 100,000 members

Columbia, Ent, Oregon State Credit Unions, Others Announce New Hires, Promotions

July 2016

Seeking relief from Dodd-Frank

How Arizona-based credit unions are thriving (subscription required)

Regional credit union association endorses Cheney for U.S. House

Two-thirds of Arizona banks, credit unions earn highest ratings

Landings CU Stocks Hydration Stations

Blockchain: The Ultimate Disrupter: Credit Union Magazine Digital Edition: July 2016 (login required)

In their business

Top 3 Priorities

June 2016

CUNA/MWCUA Announce Blockchain Platform: Onsite at ACUC

CUNA’s Meade breaks down ‘game changer’ that is blockchain

ACUC Coverage: CUNA Urges CUs—In Large Numbers—To Be Part Of Blockchain Project

Baldrige national award winners talk about changing business culture and strategies

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union show how credit unions benefit consumers

Community events celebrate Cheyenne Bike Week

Blue Federal Credit Union adds offices in Fort Collins

Credit Union Becoming OneAZ

Blue Federal Credit Union Marks 65th Anniversary

Fitzsimons FCU Selects New CEO

Five tips to help protect your company’s data

Sterling credit union receives top rating

The Association Joins Plexcity as Shared Owner

Giving back in Southern Arizona

Northern Colorado Credit Union merges branches to offer better, more focused service

May 2016

An Elevated CEO: Executives on the Move

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Calvin Pierce, Ent Credit Union

Lubick, Miss Colo. featured at school finance event

Business briefs printed May, 29, 2016

The Asscciation Joins Plexcity

Board Pay Acceptance Grows

OneAZ Credit Union goes through name change, ribbon cutting

Credit unions bulk up to survive as ranks thin

Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Michael Fansler, Aventa

Increase media relations impact with visuals

Laramie construction projects set to break ground

With Rollout Of New EMV Cards, Ent Adds Scenic Photos Of Markets

EXCLUSIVE: This venerable Arizona credit union rebrands for the future

Colorado, Arizona OK Board Compensation

The Association Recognizes Three CU Leaders

Under New Leadership: Executives on the Move

CUNA thanks Tipton, Cardenas for small biz week leadership

The Association recognizes two execs

April 2016

Board of Directors News: Executives on the Move

Aventa Credit Union Rolls Out First Responder Loan

Hail to the Veeps: Executives on the Move

Bellco Credit Union marks 80th year with growth, new branches

Credit unions want to be exempt from Consumer Financial Protection Bureau oversight

Ent Credit Union increases membership with approval to add 4 counties to Front Range territory

Many Talk About Collaboration; Few Deliver

March 2016

Credit Unions, Consultants Reveal Merger Best Practices

CFPB implements CUNA-recommended changes to mortgage rules

Meridian Trust FCU and Panhandle Co-Op FCU to Merge

Promotions, Honors Announced: Executives on the Move

Hail to the Chiefs: Executives on the Move

Some credit unions offer lower interest short-term loans to members

Dalke takes helm at Northern Colorado Credit Union

Warren FCU, Community Financial CU To Merge As Blue FCU

Credit Unions Hire, Promote and Say Farewell

Five Credit Unions With a Winning Website Game (Elevations, Ent)

Peppers Wins Wegner Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement

February 2016

Deals of the Year (login required)  – Premier Members/Boulder Valley CU

What is your credit union’s message

Giving back in Southern Arizona

Moving up in Southern Arizona

Arizona Central Credit Union earns pair of awards

In Super Bowl, It’s the Assn. 24, Carolinas CU League 10

Suds at ‘steak:’ , Carolinas leagues place Super Bowl bet

Listen up high school seniors: Hughes Federal Credit Union awarding $6,000 in scholarship

January 2016

Could lottery-like prizes boost savings rates?

Moving up in Southern Arizona

Vantage West offering scholarships

Credit Unions Welcome New Employees

Pinal County Federal Credit Union celebrates new building

Helping people part of CUs’ DNA, Vantage West CEO to BizTucson

Pot Banking Fight Continues

Miracle Challenge raises $98K for CMN Hospitals

Credit Unions Reveal New Hires: People

Desert Schools releasing new Larry Fitzgerald debit card

Ent Launches Redesigned Websites

Colorado credit union gives back $300,000 to members

People on the move, 1/8/2016(Partner Colorado CU)

Two Long-Serving CEOs Are Retiring

Trona Valley in Wyo. Names New CEO, Tynsky to Retire

Credit Unions Announce New Year Staff Changes

Happy New Year: Colorado fees on banks and credit unions to go down

December 2015

Colorado banks healthy, show improvement over last quarter

Five Questions with Gerry Agnes of Elevations Credit Union

CUNA Board Agrees to Membership Choice

Security Service Is First CU to Take Top Spot in Auto Finance Survey

HFSC votes for bill with stricter merchant data security standards

Colorado credit union hands out $1 million in bonus dividends

Target Settles in Breach Suit

Christmas Comes Early for Members of 2 Colorado CUs

November 2015

Desert Schools awarding $40,000 in high school scholarships for students active in the community

’16 Leadership Northern Colorado class announced

What are credit unions and how do they work? (Westerra)

In the Community: ENT

Wyoming’s No. 1 credit union enlarging in merger

Best Companies to Work For 2015: Elevations Credit Union

Biz awards earned in Southern Arizona

Ent FCU Converts to State Charter

More State Leagues Speak Out on Dual Membership

NYCUA, MWCUA on Opposing Sides of Dual Membership Issue

October 2015

UniWyo FCU Opens Third Branch

League Lobbyist Named State Financial Services Commissioner

Sooper CU Adds Jefferson County to FOM

Colorado credit unions release product to make car loans easier

Training, advocacy valued by newest CUNA-league affiliates

People, passion, purpose: ICU Day 2015

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union helping nonprofits “Shine On” with $60,000

30 CU Leaders Graduate From MWCUA’s Leadership Institute

Desert Schools FCU Converts Core to Corelation

CU ROCK STARS 2015 –Nicole Brusewitz

Foundation Announces Wegner Award Winners

A New Chief in Town: Executives on the Move

Microchipped credit cards combat fraud

Vantage West recognized for service to Hispanic market

September 2015

A simple way to grow America’s economy and create jobs

CUNA Board Votes to Retain Dual Membership Requirement

Movers & Shakers: What’s happening in Colorado Springs business

In oilfields, salaries that boomed suddenly bust

And The CUES’ 2015 Outstanding Chief Executive Is…

Tucson-area high school students jump starting college degree through internships

Area experts to present free business workshops

Credit union awards 12K in scholarships

Aranda takes ‘next step’ at Arizona State Credit Union

ABC Arizona: Reverse Mortgages Right for Some, Not Everyone

Building Wealth: Executives on the Move (Ent)

August 2015

Giving back in Southern Arizona

The Assn., Bankers Group Partner On Roundtable With Officials

Mountain West CU Foundation Launches Center For CU Leadership

Three Takes on Branching (Elevations)

CU Executives on the Move: New Hires and Promotions Announced (Sooper)

New UCCS Ent Center for the Arts a boon to local arts organizations; groundbreaking Thursday

Credit Unions Hire, Promote and Honor: People

Back to School Time: Ent Intro’s Free Student Checking

Supporting the Troops: In the Community

On the Job

Metrum Community Credit Union now open to all Centennial residents

Strategic Planning: CUs Dig Deep To Remain Competitive

July 2015

Not just for single companies anymore, credit unions adapt to morphing customer needs (subscription required)

Where Federal Charters Rule—and Why

Security Service wins national praise

Are You Ready for Some Football: In the Community (Coors CU)

Former restaurant building renovated to house credit union

Study: Five Wyo. banks in top 200, state No. 4

Giving Back (Tucson Federal CU)

Golf Classic to support community outreach

Check an item off your ‘Bucket List’ with Arizona State Credit Union

Stability Returns to Sand State Credit Unions

Executive Moves: Partner Colorado CU Picks New Chair

Consumers taste #TheCUWay in Denver

Credit Unions Need to Get Stoked for Pot Banking Business

$44k to be awarded to Ariz. students

Here are the top credit unions across Arizona

Check out credit unions for home loans

Colorado’s senators back bill calling for marijuana banking services

NY’s Top Execs, Volunteers and Other CU Winners (ENT)

Meet a credit union rep, get a free taco at Civic Center Eats

Arizona Central Inks Partnership With Local NBA, WNBA Teams

Credit Unions Announce Staffing Changes (Fitzsimons, ENT)

June 2015

CUs Elect Board Members, Promote Executives (ENT)

Arizona banks, credit unions show improvement

Colorado Names New State Banking Commissioner; Will Impact CUs

Three hidden business costs that impact your bottom line

Small Colorado CU Converts to Symitar’s CruiseNet Core System

People on the Move (Denver Business Journal) 

Lujan Elected Chairman of Partner Colorado CU

Finding the right balance (AZ Central CU)

Community Financial ranked in top 200 credit unions on national list

Credit Unions announce new hires, promotions (Altier CU, Partner Colorado CU, AZ State CU)

Colorado credit unions targeting millennials with technology, peer testimonials (subscriber content)

Arizona State Credit Union, Northern Arizona State University team up for athletic partnership (login required)

Credit Unions Reveal Promotions, Hires, Honors (Elevations CU)

Public Service Credit Union Welcomes New CEO

Colorado Springs credit union ranks as one of nation’s 200 ‘healthiest’

Altier CU Promotes Skilton To President, Mateer Remains CEO

Meet the winner of the Home Free with 3TV Contest (AZ Central Credit Union)

May 2015

A Short-term Loan Alternative to Costly Payday Lending

Credit Unions, Trades Sue Home Depot

Credit Unions, Taxes, and Dishonest Bankers

Credit Union Welcomes New Officer (AZ State CU)

Credit Unions Rank High in Service

Who’s in the News (ENT. Altier)

Global Women’s Leadership Network announces 2015 scholarship winners and forum keynote speaker

Hughes Federal Credit Union Adds Remote eSignatures

CU Names in the News (Aventa)

Saving the Environment: In the Community (ENT)

Arizona State Credit Union To Close Payson Branch

Credit Unions Hire and Promote: People

47 credit union professionals become certified CU Development Educators (CUDEs)

CUNA Name Tinker Sparks Debate

Giving Back – Tucson Federal Credit Union

Desert Schools Federal Credit Union offers quick tips to help you buy a vehicle

Arizona State Credit Union donates $5K to local food banks

Naming Rights Deals Equal Big-Time Branding for Credit Unions

April 2015

Premier Members, Boulder Valley credit union merger finalized

Spring-clean your finances! 5 ways to get financially fit

Weed Industry Raises Public Safety Concerns

People on the Move

Elevations CU Wins the Academy Award of Business

Credit-union group honors Vantage West’s Ramirez