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Westerra Moves to Hybrid Work Model

Westerra Credit Union announces their move to a hybrid work model for their employees. This recently adopted model is a part of Westerra’s strategy to enhance employee experience and align with the credit union’s priority of being ‘Digital First.’

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Mortgage Documentation Checklist

Before you apply for a mortgage or pre-approval, you’ll need to round up a few documents. We’ve compiled a documentation checklist to make it easy, so nothing gets forgotten.

Your Resources as a First-Time Homebuyer

Buying your first home is a big deal, but you’re not alone. We’ve assembled a few must-have resources here, so you can go from pre-approval to move-in day with total confidence.

Get down with the down payment

Most folks hear the words “down payment” and assume they need 20% cash to buy a home. While that comes in handy, you’ve got a lot of choices to make in your down payment.

Credit scores

What exactly are they, and why do they matter so much?

Westerra’s 12 Days of Fraud Protection

While the holiday season is known for generosity and giving, it's also a time for scammers to try to line their stockings with your hard-earned money and personal information. In the spirit of the season, we have compiled our "12 Days of Fraud Prevention."

Westerra Credit Union Honored with three Community Impact Awards

Westerra received three prestigious community impact awards in recognition of “Westerra Cares”: Dora Maxwell Community Service Award [State/Regional Level; Honorable Mention National Level] and CU Times’ Luminaries Award – Community Impact [Individual].

Troy Arnold Joins as New Mortgage Market Manager

Join Westerra in welcoming the newest member of our Mortgage team! As a trusted mortgage advisor, his strong foundation of knowledge and expertise will serve him, and his customer and clients well, as he steps into his this role.

Changes to Westerra Board of Directors

Laura Morales has been approved as an official member of the Westerra Board of Directors and Bill Abbey is returning to the Audit Committee. We appreciate Laura and Bill for their dedication to Westerra and congratulate them on these new roles!

Westerra deposits federally insured by NCUA up to $250,000

We recognize the news about Silicon Valley Bank & Signature Bank may cause concern. Read about the key differences between these for-profit banks and Westerra, a not for profit credit union where each individual depositor is federally insured by the NCUA.

Westerra Featured in Housing Article in New York Times

The Housing section of the New York Times highlighted the low-down-payment option offered by Westerra Credit Union. The article provides a variety of information to readers about how to secure a mortgage without a large down payment.

Fraud alert

We have been notified of fraudsters impersonating Westerra employees attempting to gain access to sensitive account information. Westerra will never request for you to provide your online account password or passcode over the phone or through text message.

Mark your calendar for the 2023 annual meeting

Join us April 25th, 2023 for our annual meeting. This meeting is open to all of our members and will cover topics including 2022 highlights and strategic goals for 2023. Please stay tuned for further updates.