News

October 1, 2020

Important News About Buzz Points

All of us at Clearwater Credit Union and Buzz Points want to thank you for your participation in the Buzz Points rewards program over the past years. While we enjoyed sharing rewards with you, Clearwater Credit Union and Buzz Points will discontinue our partnership on December 31st, 2020. Point accrual will terminate on October 01, 2020. The past couple of … Continue reading

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September 28, 2020

Clearwater Helps Establish Student Scholarship Fund for UM’s AIGPI

MISSOULA – Montana’s tribal nations now have a dedicated institute for all things policy, governance, and research when it comes to the overall health of Indian country. The Montana Board of Regents recently approved the creation of the American Indian Governance and Policy Institute (AIGPI) at the University of Montana. The institute was created and is currently directed by Heather … Continue reading

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August 31, 2020

Unemployment Benefits & Your 2020 Taxes

Did You Receive Unemployment Benefits?   According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 23 million U.S. workers have filed for unemployment this year, including for the first time some self-employed workers. If you received these benefits, along with the $600 per week in coronavirus relief benefit, your federal income tax return may be affected. To make sure you have … Continue reading

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July 1, 2020

Temporary Lobby Closures

A message from Jack Lawson, President and CEO   Dear Credit Union Members, Clearwater remains committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our co-workers, our members, and the communities we serve. Due to the sharp increase in COVID-19 cases locally and throughout Montana, we have decided to temporarily close our lobbies to the public beginning at 1:00 PM today, … Continue reading

Update: Temporary Lobby Closures. Dues to the increase in local COVID-19 cases.
July 1, 2020

COVID-19 FAQ’s

FAQ’s Will Clearwater Branches be open? Like you, we are working hard to slow the spread of the Coronavirus. We are putting the health and well-being of our co-workers, our members, and the community ahead of all other interests as we make decisions.  We are also working hard to maintain appropriate service levels, and we will continue this service as … Continue reading

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June 19, 2020

Recognizing Juneteenth

Clearwater is a credit union that was founded by 8 Missoula police officers in 1956. Today we are governed by an all white Board of Directors and managed by an all white Executive Team. We serve a predominantly white membership in the predominantly white state of Montana. We know some will ask us to just stay in our lane. We … Continue reading

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May 11, 2020

Reopening Lobbies – COVID-19 Update

Dear Credit Union Members, On Monday, May 18th, we will begin reopening our lobbies.  As you know, we restricted access to those lobbies two months ago, on March 18th.  We did so to help our communities slow the spread of COVID-19.  Together we have made progress.  Enough so, that it is time to start reopening. We know we are not … Continue reading

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March 25, 2020

Support Your Community & Shop Local

Like you, the COVID-19 public health and economic impact, has weighed heavy on our minds. Many are facing an uncertain financial future, dealing with childcare issues and school closures, and are worried about the health and wellbeing of loved-ones. There is no doubt that times are tough right now. Remarkably, it is during times like this that we also rediscover … Continue reading

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March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update

A message from Jack Lawson, President and CEO   Dear Credit Union Members, Like you, we are working hard to slow the spread of COVID-19. We are putting the health and well-being of our co-workers, our members, and the community ahead of all other interests as we make decisions. We are also working hard to meet your financial needs and … Continue reading

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January 16, 2020

TurboTax Discount

Get Your Maximum Refund and Special Savings on TurboTax Tax time doesn’t have to be stressful! With TurboTax, you’ll get your biggest possible refund fast and your taxes done right. PLUS, Clearwater Credit Union members save up to $15 on TurboTax federal products, all through tax season. TurboTax makes it easy to find the best solution for your unique tax … Continue reading

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