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SSSCU Receives Gold Award for "Best Credit Union" with the 2020 Best of Las Vegas Award

December 13, 2020
The Gold Standard Voted Best Credit Union 3 Years Running 2020, 2019, & 2018 Best of Las Vegas Logos
Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU), a Las Vegas-based financial institution which serves more than 55,000 members, is the proud recipient of the 2020 Gold award for “Best Credit Union” in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s annual “Best of Las Vegas” reader’s poll.  

For the past three consecutive years, 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 colleagues.

“Our team at Silver State Schools Credit Union is pleased to win the Gold award, for "Best Las Vegas Credit Union,” by Best of Las Vegas.  Knowing this honor is voted on by our members in the community, recognizing our gold standard of member service, makes it very rewarding for the dedicated employees at each of our 10 branches,” says Scott A. Arkills, President and CEO, Silver State Schools Credit Union.  “For nearly 70 years, we have been committed to strengthening our community, supporting our neighbors and Prioritizing People Over Profit. Our members are at the heart of everything we do, and this achievement continues to drive our success as our credit union delivers valuable, financial solutions at every stage of our members’ 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 products and services to help members navigate their life’s journey with Financial Solutions – For Life. 

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 39th annual contest had more than 9.4 million votes submitted.


Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU), founded in 1951, is a state-chartered financial co-operative, with its purpose of Prioritizing People Over Profit. The Credit Union serves over 55,000 members of the educational community and their families in Nevada with 10 branches throughout the Las Vegas Valley. SSSCU provides “Excellent Member Service and Financial Solutions – for Life!” via a wide range of banking products, discounts, and resources. As of September 30, 2020, SSSCU reported deposits of $851 million, total assets greater than $950 million, and loans of $639 million. Liquidity remains strong at $177 million, and the credit union is well-capitalized with a regulatory net worth at $90 million, equal to 9.52% of total assets.  By members’ choice, member shares and deposits are insured by American Share Insurance up to $250,000 per account. This institution is not federally insured. For more information, visit