Credit Union of Denver supports the local Denver, Jefferson County area. Since 1931, we have been supporting of our members and providing community services.

We are proud to have had engagement with:

Children’s Miracle Network Foundation
Colorado Christian University
Community College of Denver
Federal 5K Cup Race
Foothills Animal Shelter
Iron Mountain Shred Services
The Action Center
Metro State University of Denver

As we plan and facilitate community events, champion causes, or just plan a youth party, we will post these items on our event calendar and provide details in our Smart Stuff blog posts.  Check back in these areas for more on how we  continue to be part of the community.


It pays to be a member of Credit Union of Denver. As part of our credit union family, you may take advantage of several types of benefits that are offered through the credit union or through one of our associated companies.  We team up with different organizations to procure discounts for our members. We hope you are able to use these offers to benefit you, your family and friends.

Our Preferred Vendors and Additional Services

AutoAves Auto Buying ServiceAuto Aves Auto Buying Service from Credit Union of Denverthey’ll find you your next perfect car or truck!  Read how Auto Aves. is doing everything they can to ensure the health and safety of their customers and employees. Our low interest loan rates and Automotive Avenues inventory is great! Go to to see a list of their latest inventory and claim your discount offer. Remember, if they don’t have what you are looking for, they can search for the car you are dreaming of.  A one-stop car shopping experience, with online browsing, no pressure and non-commissioned sales staff to help you find the right car at the right price. Our preferred vendor since 1987, with over 250 autos on-site and online. They offer pre-owned vehicles with no haggle pricing. Claim your offer at our website and  receive a .50% off your qualified annual percentage rate when you buy at Auto Aves and finance through Credit Union of Denver.  For over 10 years, we’ve had our very own personal auto shopper. Ask for your Credit Union of Denver consultant when you arrive or call ahead and make an appointment. 303.750.5000. To learn more about the service levels at Auto Aves, read the reviews about them at Dealer Rater. To save time and the heartache of falling in love with a car your budget just can’t handle. Don’t forget we can start the pre-approval process or just go direct through our CUDC (Credit Union Direct Connect) service right at their location. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!

APR = Annual Percentage Rate. Promotional rates valid with auto purchases through Automotive Avenues only.  Promotional rates discount applies to rate on credit worthiness and loan term at time of loan. Membership at Credit Union of Denver is required to obtain a loan. New/Used purchases only, not refinance. Offer expires 12/31/18.

Centennial LendingCentennial Lending – We are proud to offer you a great, trustworthy source, providing commercial, construction and business mortgage loans from the inquiry and application phase through approval, and finally to closing and servicing. They are credit union owned and provide local servicing, which means you will find a wide variety of loan options at the most competitive rates.  Centennial Lending provides us our very own dedicated staff member, Tim Thomas. He is experienced and comes from commercial banking backgrounds, which gives him valuable insight into the requests he receives. You can reach Tim at 720.494.2199 directly for any questions or email him at  Please keep in mind that email is not a secure form of communication and you should not include any personal information (such as: account number, date of birth, social security number)


Colorado Christian University offers excellent educational resources located just down the road in Lakewood. They also have online degree programs that can be conveniently accessed from just about anywhere. Our relationship started over thirty year ago. As one of our membership benefits, they offer our members discounts on tuition. We will have more on the logistics soon.







CUDC – Car-buying doesn’t have to be a difficult process. CU Direct Connect (CUDC) is our dealership connection to assist you with auto financing at hundreds of Colorado dealerships. This service allows our members to receive the great rates from your credit union directly at the dealerships. You don’t have to run around to get your car and your financing. Just ask to finance your selected vehicle through Credit Union of Denver using the CUDC connection.




ElitchGardensElitch Gardens – Discount Elitch Gardens tickets are here. Check out their discounted Season Pass – which includes unlimited visits AND FREE Season Parking! They also offer a great discount on One-Day Admission Tickets.

Click the link above and enter our promo code: CUoDen

Kids age 2 and under are free and do not require a Season Pass. Free Pre-K Pass available for kids 3-5 years old. Learn more about the Pre-K Pass. Purchase by dates, visit dates and restrictions apply.



Get Away Today –Discounted travel for our members. Since 1990, Get Away Today has helped more than 2 million people enjoy vacations with discounted tickets to Disneyland® and beyond. They also offer discounted rates at the Disneyland Hotel with packaged deals!  They’ve become one of the world’s leading providers of Disney vacations, family vacations, discount vacation packages, and adventure vacations. They have built great relationships with hotels and attractions to secure the lowest possible prices. It’s passing along volume discounts and keeping overhead low. That’s how they save you 20% to 50% per vacation. They go beyond the Disney Family trips and provide discounts to most anywhere you want to vacation. Our members have found great deals and availability at many different locations.

Disneyland open to everyone June 15, 2021.We are thrilled that Disneyland just announced that they will be allowing out-of-state guests beginning on June 15, 2021! We can’t wait! Theme park reservations are required and can be made up to 120 days in advance. And of course, you can purchase tickets and/or hotel stays for travel past 120 days.

Remember, Get Away Today Disneyland tickets are:

  • Always discounted off the gate price
  • The only refundable Disneyland ticket option
  • Delivered via email within minutes of booking
  • Valid for travel through 12/31/2022



HughesLaw2The Hughes Law Firm –  Providing credit union members legal services and guidance since 1974. They have over 500 years of combined legal experience in areas such as Estate Planning, Colorado Medicaid, Probate, Estate Administration, Real Estate, Family Law, Divorce, Child Support, Business Tax Law, Criminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and more.  This is a Group Legal Benefit Plan that is offered to our credit union members and it includes free educational seminars and a free consultation on many different personal and business legal matters. Learn more about the upcoming seminars and your benefit package. Let the Hughes Law team provide you with the legal assistance you deserve so you can gain control over your situation and regain peace of mind for you and your family. For Upcoming Estate Planning Seminars from the Hughes Law Firm, sign up on their website. For any questions, give them a call at 303-4-ADVICE (303.423.8423).


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More Credit Union Rewards – Take advantage of exclusive discounts and benefits on products and services you use every day!  Save on services like Turbo Tax , Tracfone and Net10 wireless. Members could save up to $360 per year on you wireless bill through Love My Credit Union Rewards. Plus, save up to $15 on TurboTax and get your maximum refund!

Member Exclusive 25% off any device this spring. Save on this perfect gift for moms, dads & grads. Cell phone savings.

Need Insurance? Tru Stage Insurance is offered at group rates: Auto, Home, Life, Accidental Death or Dismemberment, etc.  Don’t miss out on all the Credit Union Rewards.

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Metro Brokers Your Legacy

Senior Services designed for anyone having to work through the many changes that come with aging parents or spouses. Your Legacy, with Pam Nunez, provides members a solid unbiased consultant that helps navigate the many needs when looking at changing a living situation. Whether it’s finding a staging company for your older home you need to sell, or finding an assisted living community that your parent will appreciate. Services like Your Legacy are long overdue to assist our members that are stressed out juggling their lives and the lives of their parents.  Give Pam a call at 303.513.0085 to learn how she can make your life a less stressful.

Investment & Retirement Center Located at Credit Union of Denver

Whether your goals are simple or complex, to pursue them effectively you should have a personalized financial strategy.

We offer credit union members a dedicated wealth management professional to take a fresh look at your investment strategies. The professionals of the Investment and Retirement Center, located at Credit Union of Denver, provides investment advice, asset management and insurance services through LPL Financial. We can assist with finding strategies that suit your investment needs, or work with you to design a personalized financial strategy for the life you want to live. It’s more than just planning for now or for retirement; it’s about helping you gain a sense of financial independence – now and for the future.

To start your conversation about financial planning or to learn more about these and other investment options:

Meet our Advisor!

Investment & Retirement Center Located atCredit Union of Denver Logo Headshot of Shelly Hertel. Shelley Hertel AAMS®, CRPC®

Financial Advisor


Check the background of this investment professional on FINRA’s BrokerCheck.


  • Retirement & Financial Planning
  • Investment Portfolio Services
  • 401(k)/401(b)/TSP Rollover Services
  • Traditional / Roth IRAs
  • Tax-advantaged investing
  • Mutual Funds
  • Stocks and Bonds
  • Life Insurance & Long-Term Care
  • Annuities


Securities are offered through LPL Financial (LPL), a registered broker-dealer (member FINRA/SIPC). Insurance products are offered through LPL or its licensed affiliates. Investment advice offered through Western Wealth Management, a registered investment adviser and separate entity from LPL. Credit Union of Denver and Investment & Retirement Center Located at Credit Union of Denver are not registered as a broker-dealer or investment adviser. Registered Representatives of LPL offer products and services using Investment & Retirement Center Located at Credit Union of Denver, and may also be employees of Credit Union of Denver. These products and services are being offered through LPL or its affiliates, which are separate entities from, and not affiliates of Credit Union of Denver or Investment & Retirement Center Located at Credit Union of Denver. Securities and insurance offered through LPL or its affiliates are:

Not Insured by NCUA or Any Other Government Agency No Credit Union Guarantee Not Credit Union Deposits or Obligations May Lose Value

The LPL Financial registered representatives associated with this website may discuss and/or transact business only with residents of the states in which they are properly registered or licensed. No offers may be made or accepted from any resident of any other state.

Experience Smart Banking – Call 303.239.1150 or 800.279.3288 today