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SSSCU Receives Gold Award for "Best Credit Union" with the 2021 Best of Las Vegas Award

December 12, 2021
In The News

56,000 Member Credit Union Honored as GOLD Winner for Four Consecutive Years

Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU), a Las Vegas-based financial institution, celebrating over 70 years of serving over 56,000 members, with more than $1.1 Billion in Assets, is the proud recipient of the Gold Award as the winner for “Best Credit Union” in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s annual “Best of Las Vegas” reader’s poll.  

For the fourth consecutive year, Silver State Schools Credit Union has received the highest level of commendation, with its prestigious Gold Award accolade. Winners of this competition are both nominated and voted on by local residents, making this honor all the more meaningful to the credit union and its members and constituents.

“Our team at Silver State Schools Credit Union is incredibly proud to once again win the Gold Award, for "Best Credit Union,” for the fourth year in a row by Best of Las Vegas.  Knowing this honor is voted on by the community is a testament that the Southern Nevada community recognizes our gold standard of member service, making this honor very rewarding to our dedicated employees at each of our 10 branch locations as well as in our back offices.” says Scott A. Arkills, President/CEO, Silver State Schools Credit Union.  “For more than 70 years, we have been totally committed to strengthening our community, supporting our neighbors and always Prioritizing People Over Profit. Our members are at the heart of everything we do, and this achievement which we share with our members, drives our continued success as we deliver valuable, financial solutions to our members at every stage of their lives.”

Continuing its commitment to Excellent Member Service, Silver State Schools Credit Union supports everyday transactions and long-term financial goals by providing deposit and loan products, online and mobile banking tools, and a variety of convenient services to help members navigate their life’s journey with Financial Solutions – For Life in keeping with its Mission Statement. 

Best of Las Vegas is a community vote-based contest created by the Las Vegas Review-Journal which highlights the best products and services in the Las Vegas valley. This year’s 40th annual contest had more than 5.7 million votes submitted. 


Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU), founded in 1951, is a state-chartered financial co-operative Prioritizing People Over Profit. The Credit Union serves over 56,000 members of the educational community, as well as the community at large and their families, with ten branches in Southern Nevada. SSSCU provides “Excellent Member Service and Financial Solutions – For Life!” via a wide range of banking products, that are simple, secure, and convenient. As of September 30, 2021, SSSCU reported total assets of $1.109 Billion, deposits of $1.012 Billion, and loans of $610 Million. Liquidity remains strong at $196 Million, and the credit union is well-capitalized with a regulatory net worth at $100 Million, equal to 8.98% of total assets. Accounts insured up to $500,000. American Share Insurance insures each account up to $250,000. Excess Share Insurance Corporation provides up to an additional $250,000 of insurance per account. This institution is not federally insured. For more information, visit