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June 5, 2024

Jack Lawson Awarded 2024 Professional of the Year

Jack Lawson, Clearwater President and CEO, Awarded 2024 Professional of the Year A Decade of Visionary Leadership In 2014, Jack became Clearwater’s President and CEO and spearheaded our adoption of values-based banking, a revolution in our approach to banking. Our core values—responsible banking, inclusivity, empowerment, and impact—are not just words on a page but the guiding principles of every decision, … Continue reading

Jack Lawson Clearwater President and CEO
May 28, 2024

2024 Scholarship Winners

We’re proud to announce Clearwater’s 2024 Scholarship Program Winners. This year we received countless incredible applications making the selection process one for the record books. Although it was tough, we’ve awarded a total of $23,500 in scholarships to ten graduating high school seniors across Montana. Brooklyn Ludemann – Big Sky High School Dawsyn Brewer – Stevensville High School Ethan Alexander … Continue reading

May 20, 2024

5 Tips to Avoid Solar Scams

Solar panels are a great way to save money. According to the Solar Energy Industries Institute, the average U.S. homeowner could save between $800 to $4,000 a year ($70 to $300/month) on energy costs. That’s a lot of money. Before you start shopping, here are five tips to help you identify potential solar panel scams. What are Solar Power Scams … Continue reading

May 6, 2024

Lower Your Energy Usage and Utility Bills

There are plenty of ways to conserve energy and tame your heating, lighting, and cooling bills. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 30% of what most Americans spend on utilities could be reduced with proper weatherization and other simple changes. To help put money back into your pocket and give the planet a little boost, let’s take a look … Continue reading

April 29, 2024

2024 Clearwater Yard Sale

Join the Clearwater team at the Corporate Training Center on May 2 – 3 as we host a Yard Sale to support local nonprofits in the communities we serve. The Clearwater Yard Sale was born as a passion project by team members who appreciate sustainability, want to support local nonprofits, and who love yard sales. This year, all Yard Sale … Continue reading

February 12, 2024

Clearwater Credit Union Scholarship Program is Now Open

Apply by March 31, 2024. We’re thrilled to announce that we’re accepting applications for the 2024 Clearwater Credit Union Scholarship Program. We’ll award eight $2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors . . . a total of $20,000. One $2,500 scholarship is awarded in memory of William R. “Lefty” Campbell to a high school senior pursuing a teaching certificate. Lefty … Continue reading

January 2, 2024

Hang Up on Debt Collection Scams

The phone rings and you pick up. The person on the other end claims that you owe them or the company they work for money. Sure, they know your name and have your phone number, but you wonder if this is a scam. After all, with 77% of Americans owing some kind of debt, according to the Consumer Financial Protection … Continue reading

December 14, 2023


Scammers are actively targeting businesses. Here’s how to protect your business. What’s Happening? Scammers are actively targeting business owners who received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, regardless of whether the loan(s) have been paid back or forgiven already. How to Spot the Scam The scammer will typically reach out by phone or email and say that you missed a court … Continue reading

PPP Scam Alert! Scammers are actively targeting businesses.
December 7, 2023

Watch Out for Fraud

We’ve been made aware of a recent imposter scam where fraudsters spoof phone numbers from legitimate businesses like Clearwater, and call unsuspecting members requesting sensitive account information. IMPORTANT REMINDER Clearwater Credit Union, will NEVER call, email, or text you and ask you to: Provide personal information like Social Security numbers, account numbers, or passwords to validate your identity. Withdraw your money … Continue reading

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December 4, 2023

Protect Yourself from Charitable-Giving Scams

It’s that time of year. Everywhere you go, charitable organizations will be seeking donations to help those in need. Those solicitations work. Last year, Americans gave just over $500 billion to charity, according to the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. And nearly 20% of those donations ($100 billion) were given in December, says USA Today. While a majority of charities … Continue reading