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January 7, 2021

SmartSaver Certificate Education Transition

We are updating our SmartSaver required financial education (currently using MoneySKILL) and will transition to a new platform to provide an improved learning experience to certificate holders. On January 7th, 2021, all new SmartSaver education requests will be completed online using Banzai Learning Courses. Banzai provides age-appropriate courses featuring integrated financial learning. It also features a self-registration portal for immediate … Continue reading

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December 31, 2020

What you need to know about the second stimulus.

The Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act – a $900B relief package to deliver the second round of economic stimulus for individuals, families, and businesses was signed into law on Sunday, December 27, 2020. Below are a few highlights from the bill you should know about: Stimulus Payments for Individuals and Joint Taxpayers The second round of direct stimulus … Continue reading

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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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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 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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October 25, 2019

Temporary Brooks Street Parking Lot Closure

Construction activity around our Brooks Street location is in full swing. Starting next week, the lobby side parking lot at our Brooks Street branch will temporarily be closed while we finish that phase of the project. We expect this temporary closure to take no more than two weeks. OUR LOBBY WILL BE STILL OPEN. Parking During Construction: Member parking will … Continue reading

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September 9, 2019

Join the Clearwater Supervisory Committee

Are you a Clearwater member? Interested in serving on a volunteer committee? Up for overseeing important aspects of Clearwater operations? The Supervisory Committee is made up of five volunteer Clearwater Credit Union members. These members are responsible for overseeing the annual financial statement audit and verifying adequate internal controls are in place to protect member assets. We are looking for … Continue reading

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