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Altura Board Member Named ‘Champion for Justice’

(Riverside, Calif.) April 17, 2014 – Long-time Altura Credit Union Board Member Ofelia Valdez-Yeager was recently named a “Champion for Justice” by the Riverside County Fair Housing Council. She was among seven community activists honored for their commitment to community.

Altura Offers Chance to Win Mortgage Payments

April Loan Promotion

(Riverside, Calif.) April 7, 2014 – Anyone who applies for a home loan from Altura Credit Union by April 30, 2014, has a chance to win a year’s worth of mortgage payments.

Altura Staffers Open Imaginations

Read to Students as Part of Read Across America Day

(Riverside, Calif.) March 28, 2014 – Seven Altura Credit Union employees read to children at schools in Riverside County recently as part of Read Across America Day, a national literacy program designed to spur children to read more. Read Across America Day is celebrated every year close to the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. Seuss.

First Five Winners Selected in iChecking Promotion

Altura is awarding $500 each weekday during September

(Riverside, Calif.) Sept. 30, 2013 – Five young adults recently nabbed $500 each in a sweepstakes from Altura Credit Union to promote its iChecking account for individuals aged 18-24. Every weekday in September, Altura is giving away a $500 Visa® Gift Card. One lucky grand prize winner will receive not only $500, but also Beats by Dre and an iPad Mini.

Altura Member Wins Disney Vacation Package

$2,500 Grand Prize Was Part of “When You Wish Upon A Car” Loan Promotion

(Riverside, Calif.) Sept. 25, 2013 – Riverside resident Jessica Lopez recently won a Disney Vacation Package valued at $2,500 from Altura Credit Union, the Grand Prize of a loan promotion to let people know about Altura’s terrific auto loan rates. Four other finalists each walked away with $500. Those winners are: Jessica Abreo from Riverside, Robert Escobar from Moreno Valley, Yesenia Menodoza from Hemet and John Driskel from Corona.

Riverside Resident Wins $500 For Using Altura Debit Card

For Using Altura Debit Card

(Riverside, Calif.) Sept. 16, 2013 – Riverside resident Victor Cisneros recently won $500 for simply using his Altura Credit Union Visa® Debit Card to make a purchase. His win was part of a year-long promotion by Altura to create awareness of the convenience of using the Altura Visa Debit Card to make everyday purchases.

Rebuilding After a Financial Crisis - A Free Workshop

Sept. 19 in Riverside

(Riverside, Calif.) Sept. 4, 2013 – The last few years in the U.S. economy have derailed the money management plans of plenty of families. Job loss, a major illness, unexpected home or car repairs, piled onto an already shaky economic foundation can cause anyone to falter. Altura Credit Union is offering tips and tools for “Rebuilding After A Financial Crisis” at a free workshop on Wednesday, Sept. 19, from 7 to 8:15 a.m. at its headquarters, 2847 Campus Parkway, Riverside.

Advisor at Altura Recognized for Outstanding Performance in Investment Services

(Riverside, Calif.) August 28, 2013 – One of the advisors at Altura Credit Union, Christopher Tavares, was recently recognized with a 2012 Gold Pacesetter Award from CUSO Financial Services, LP (CFS) for outstanding performance in investment services. CUSO Financial Services, a broker dealer and Registered Investment Adviser, partners with Altura Credit Union to provide investment services for Altura members.

Altura Collects School Supplies for Local Students

Part of the County’s ‘Fill a Backpack’ Program

(Riverside, Calif.) Aug. 21, 2013 - Thanks to the generosity of Altura Credit Union employees and members, more than two dozen local children will return to school this year with backpacks full of the supplies they’ll need for a successful year. The credit union participated again this year in Riverside County’s “Fill a Backpack” program.

Cathedral City Resident Wins $500 for Using Altura Debit Card

(Riverside, Calif.) Aug. 19, 2013 – Kasey McCall, a resident of Cathedral City and member of Altura Credit Union, recently won $500 by making a purchase with her Altura Visa® Debit Card. This monthly promotion from Altura runs through the end of the year and was created to spread the word about the convenience of using an Altura Visa Debit Card to make everyday purchases.

Raise Money-Smart Kids with Altura Tips

Free Workshop in Riverside, Aug. 21;

Part of Breakfast with Altura Series

(Riverside, Calif.) Aug. 7, 2013 – Most parents want to teach money skills to their kids, but they don’t know where to begin. A free workshop from Altura Credit Union offers tips and tools that can help. “Raising Money-Smart Kids” will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 21, from 7 to 8:30 a.m., at Altura’s headquarters, 2847 Campus Parkway, Riverside.

Altura Rolls Out Upgraded, Envelope-Free ATMs

(Riverside, Calif.) July 17, 2013 – Altura Credit Union is rolling out a new fleet of state-of-the-art ATMs throughout Riverside County. The credit union’s branches in West Hemet, Indio, Rancho Mirage and Murrieta are the first to install the new envelope-free teller machines. The changeover will continue through the end of the year to convert all 35 Altura ATMs.

Altura Awards $38,000 in College Scholarships

$1,000 Scholarships Awarded to Local High School Grads

(Riverside, Calif.) July 8, 2013 – The Altura Scholarship Foundation, the educational foundation for Riverside-based Altura Credit Union, announced that it is awarding $38,000 in college scholarships to seniors who graduated from Riverside County high schools this year. Thus far, the names of 28 recipients have been released. (See below.)

Riverside Resident Wins $500 For Using Altura Debit Card

(Riverside, Calif.) June 20, 2013 – Riverside resident and Altura Credit Union member Ricardo Luna recently won $500 just by using his Altura Visa® Debit Card to make a purchase. Altura created this monthly promotion, that runs through the end of the year, to get the word out about the convenience of its Visa Debit Card.

Six More Win iPad Minis

Promotional Campaign for Checking Accounts

(Riverside, Calif.) June 7, 2013 – Six local residents recently won iPad Minis in the final week of the “Mini Ways to Win” campaign by Altura Credit Union to promote its checking account products. Five regular weekly winners nabbed the iPads, while the promotion’s finalist had a chance to win a Mini Cooper auto.