Protecting our Aging Treasures

The Montana Attorney General’s Office of Consumer Protection and Bank of the Rockies are proud to present Protecting Our Aging Treasures Friday, June 16, 2017 in Livingston, MT.


Assistant Attorney General Chuck Munson and Jennell Huff from the Bank of the Rockies Shields Valley Office will speak about forming habits to avoid becoming a victim of elder fraud and exploitation as well as tips to help protect your loved ones from being victimized.

Join Chuck and Jennell for lunch, sponsored by AARP, at the Yellowstone Pioneer Lodge from noon to 2:00 PM.

Space is limited, please reserve your spot by contacting Jennell Huff at or calling 406-686-4204 no later than June 10, 2017.

News from Montana Credit Unions for Community Development

Have you visited Montana Credit Unions for Community Development’s revamped website, They’re growing a resource library full of information for consumers, financial counselors, program participants and partner info.

Financial Coaching Training dates are coming…one in October and one in November. Stay tuned for details.

Working with MT GEAR UP on a matched savings program. It will help gear up high school students save for college. We hope to roll it out next month.

Start to get ready for tax season with Montana Free File. To order MT Free File outreach materials, volunteer recruitment flyers and inserts, contact Jami at MCUCD.

For more information on these and many other programs, visit their website:



Conversations with the Fed: The Federal Reserve Act

Why was the Federal Reserve formed 100 years ago? Are you curious about the evolution of the Fed’s roles and responsibilities over time? Ever wonder how the Federal Reserve Bank cities were chosen? What exactly does the Federal Reserve Act say about the Fed’s roles in areas like monetary policy, discount window lending, and banking supervision? And what part does the Helena Branch play in fulfilling the responsibilities of the Federal Reserve? For answers to these questions and more, join Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Niel Willardson at the Helena Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis on August 5 for an educational presentation on the Federal Reserve Act in commemoration of the Fed’s Centennial.

Click here for a sneak preview of Niel’s presentation.

Prior to Niel’s presentation at 7:00 pm, there is an optional building tour:

6:00 pm Building Tour Participants will view the Bank’s collection of Montana art, enjoy historical exhibits and will also visit the Cash area. While the Cash department will not be operational at this time, the tour concludes with an informative video of the Cash operations.

August 5 7:00 pm Register here
The event is free, but seating is limited. Those interested in attending must register for the event. Walk-in visitors will not be accepted. Doors for the event will open at 5:45 pm. If you plan to attend the tour, please arrive by 6:00 pm.

Register here