Press Releases

Westerra Donates up to $10,000 in Mortgage Assistance to Families in Need - 9/29/2021 - Westerra Credit Union announces its continued support of the Colorado Homeownership Coalition, a charitable organization designed to provide mortgage assistance to homeowners experiencing a temporary disruption in income to avoid delinquent mortgage payments and ultimately resume self-suffciency. Read the press release.

Westerra Shares Impact Story from School Grant Recipient and Opens Another Wave of Available Funds - 9/27/2021 - For over a decade, the Westerra School Grant Program has supported local students and teachers. Read how Westerra was able to support Golden High School in their pursuit of creating a disc golf course designed and built by students. Read the press release and view drone footage of the disc golf course.

Westerra Eliminates all Overdraft Fees and Non-Sufficient Funds Fees on Checking Accounts - 9/1/2021 - Westerra had been waiving all fees since March 2020, at the start of the pandemic, and has announced that they have permanently discontinued all overdraft and non-sufficient funds fees. They are among the first financial institutions in the nation to make this move. Read the press release. Read the article in the Denver Business Journal.

Colorado Day is the Perfect Opportunity to Choose an Energy Efficiency Loan - 7/28/2021 - Westerra is highlighting its partnership with the Colorado Energy Office’s RENU program, a statewide residential Energy Efficient loan program, which partners with local credit unions. In addition, Westerra also offers an in-house Energy Efficiency Loan option for financing home energy improvements. Each loan guarantees homeowners who choose energy upgrades access to affordable, low-cost and long-term financing. Read the press release.

Forbes Awards Westerra Best-in-State for Second Year in Row - 7/13/2021 - Forbes has published its annual rankings of the Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions in the United States, naming Westerra among the top five credit unions in Colorado for the second year in a row. This ranking is based upon trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services and financial advice. Read the full article in Forbes. Read the press release

Forbes Awards Westerra Best-In-State Designation - 8/5/2020 - Forbes has published its annual rankings of the Best-In-State Banks and Credit Unions in the United States, naming Westerra among the top five credit unions in Colorado based upon trust, terms and conditions, branch services, digital services and financial advice.  Read the article in Forbes.  Read the press release.

We’re Looking for People as Excited About the Future as We Are! - 7/11/2020 - If you work in the mortgage business, take a look at Westerra Credit Union. “We’re an 85 year-old start-up in the process of completely revamping from top to bottom,” said Chief Lending Officer Jason Sasena. “Westerra is playing the long game. We’re well-capitalized with a positive, opportunistic vision of how to help our community, families and employees now—while also being future-focused for our mortgage professionals’ longevity.” Read the article in the Denver Business Journal.

Yes, Denver, We’re Open - Supporting Local Businesses - 4/14/2020 - Westerra launched Yes, Denver, We’re Open to help bring awareness—and business—to the small locally-owned businesses that have remained open during the COVID-19 crisis to serve our community. What started as random acts of kindness by Westerra Credit Union employees, giving $10 gift cards from local businesses to people using the credit union’s drive-up facilities, has turned into a metro-wide campaign to let people know about the businesses they can use now, while helping the business get through the impacts of the pandemic. Read the press release.

COVID-19 Member Relief Programs - 3/12/2020 - Westerra Credit Union has taken immediate actions to ensure our members and businesses have access to the financial services and relief they need to reduce the financial impacts of COVID-19. Read the most recent Coronavirus Updates

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