Newsroom

Altura & Visterra Announce Intention to Merge

Two Long-Time Inland Empire Credit Unions Unite to Better Serve Members

(Riverside, Calif.) Feb 19, 2015 – Altura Credit Union and Visterra Credit Union, both based in Riverside County, Calif., today announced their intention to merge their financial institutions to better serve the needs of their combined Members. The proposed merger will create a $1.1 billion credit union serving 118,000 Members in the Inland Empire.

Scholarship Applications Available

Deadline to apply is March 16, 2015

(Riverside, Calif.) Feb. 11, 2015 - The Altura Credit Union Foundation is currently accepting applications for its College Scholarship Program. Altura awards dozens of $1,000 scholarships to graduating Riverside County high school seniors. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 16, 2015. Students from both public and private high schools are eligible to apply.

Altura Reopens University Avenue Branch in Riverside

Grand Reopening Set for Feb. 12

(Riverside, Calif.) Feb. 9, 2015 – Riverside-based Altura Credit Union reopened its branch at 1616 University Ave., Riverside, on Feb. 4, returning it to full operation. A Grand Opening Party, which is open to the public, is set for Thursday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with the official ribbon cutting set for noon.

Altura Employees Help Student Academics at Decathlon

(Riverside, Calif.) March 4, 2014 – A team of employees from Altura Credit Union again assisted at the Riverside Academic Decathlon held recently. For the fifth year in a row, 10 Altura staffers served as proctors during the “Super Quiz” portion of the decathlon for local high school students

Indio Resident Wins $500 for Using Debit Card

Altura Is Giving Away $500 Monthly Through 2014, With Chance to Win an Audi A4

(Indio, Calif.) Feb. 20, 2014 – Indio resident Geronimo Gota recently won $500 from Altura Credit Union simply for using his Altura Visa® Debit Card to make a purchase. His win is part of Altura’s “Better Ways to Win” promotion, which highlights the convenience of using Altura’s debit card for everyday purchases.

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.