COVID-19 Update from CEO

November 20, 2020 COVID-19 Update from CEO Keith Cowling The health, safety and well-being of our members and employees remain our top concern. Effective today, Jefferson County, along with several other Colorado counties, has moved to Level Red COVID-19 status.  As a critical business, our lobby will remain open during this time. We have implemented many protocols throughout the year and believe we are providing a safe environment for you to conduct your financial transactions.  We installed plexiglass shields throughout the building, conduct regular cleaning of high touch-point areas and all... Read More

Cybersecurity Webinar Video

We recently hosted an informative webinar about cybersecurity for our members, that was presented by Jim Stickley, of Stickley on Security. For those of you who were unable to attend, we’ve provided the recorded video below. We provide this important information to our members, because in an ever-changing digital world, knowledge is power in remaining vigilant against cyber criminals. If you found this information useful, feel free to pass it along to your friends and family. Thank you for being part of the C•U•D community!

Youth Coloring Contest 2020

Kids Coloring Contest Now – December 12th At C•U•D we are people helping people. That’s we always look forward to our annual Holiday Kids Coloring Contest, and spreading some cheer. To enter, download your choice of coloring sheet, print it out, and have your child take it from there! There will be one boy and one girl winner announced December 14th. Winners will receive a giant 5ft stocking filled with lots of toys & goodies!     Print either the bird or snowman coloring sheet! Then drop the completed sheet... Read More

Green Home Improvements

In addition to helping the Earth, an eco-friendly home can keep money in your pocket, too! Less energy use means lower electric bills. Do your wallet and the environment a big favor by tackling these eco-friendly home improvements. Renovate Your Windows Windows are a natural source for heat and light. Install larger, more energy-efficient windows. Pay a bit more to get thicker ones because they provide greater insulation, and hire a professional to install them. Pros know how to take care of any draft-causing cracks that can suck out energy... Read More

Holiday Payment Deferrals – Are they right for you?

It’s back! Our Holiday Payment Deferral program is one of our more popular benefits we offer specifically at this time of year. It provides our members help with the monetary burden the holiday season can sometimes bring with it. Being able to defer two payments per qualified loan can be a relief for a strained cash flow. Starting November 1, through December 31st, you can request to defer two payments per auto, motorcycle, truck, RV, personal or secured loan for just a $30 application fee per loan.  Please note: This... Read More

Coronavirus: Scammers are Impersonating Health Authorities

Scammers and spy agencies are taking advantage of the world frenzy regarding the coronavirus and are impersonating health authorities such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or health authorities in other countries. Scammers know that the world is seeking out as much information about the virus as they can to stay up to date and hopefully avoid contracting it themselves. How can you avoid being scammed? Here are a few steps you can take to avoid being scammed: Stay informed, knowledge... Read More

Paying Scammers with Gift Cards

Gift cards are a popular and convenient way to give someone a gift. They’re also a popular way for scammers to steal money from you. That’s because gift cards are like cash: if you buy a gift card and someone uses it, you probably cannot get your money back. Gift cards are for gifts, not payments. Anyone who demands payment by gift card is always a scammer. What if you paid a scammer with a gift card? Report scams Giving and receiving gift cards as gifts Many different kinds of imposters ask you to... Read More

Mortgage Fraud: Stay Vigilant

Credit Union of Denver wants to keep our members informed about potential fraud, so that you can protect yourself with informed choices. The information provided has been obtained from reliable resources so you can be in-the-know! When it comes to mortgages, unfortunately there are many ways to be taken advantage of or unknowingly participate in fraud. Common sense and paying attention to details are the two most effective steps borrowers can take to protect themselves and their families from being victims of, or unwitting accomplices to, mortgage fraud. There are... Read More

Credit Score & More!

Credit Union of Denver has another FREE benefit! Credit Score & More Your credit score is more than just a number – it’s a way for lenders to determine whether you are eligible for a loan, for apartment complexes and insurance agencies to give you rates or access based on your credit worthiness. Managing your credit is an important part of managing your financial well being. It will guide your financial picture on how much interest you pay, which affects your payments, which effects your budget, etc. It’s important Smart... Read More

Tips For A Fall Wardrobe On A Budget

We want our members to be successful in finding financial solutions that fit their personal journey. We hope this information helps you stay in reach of your goals! With Fall right around the corner, you might be in the need for some warmer autumn clothing for yourself. And of course, if the leaves are starting to change colors, it can only mean that winter isn’t far behind. That brings with it a whole slew of wardrobe necessities and accessories you’ll need to purchase, for yourself and perhaps the rest of... Read More