Check Fraud – Be Alert

Use CAUTION when making a check deposit of one of the following items: Personal | Business | Official | Cashier’s | Money Order | Traveler’s or Gift Check, if… You do not know the sender personally or are required to send back monies to: a person you do not know personally Funds are from an item you sold on the internet Funds are from a lottery or sweepstakes in a foreign country Notice of an inheritance Internet job to cash checks and or to facilitate money transfers through your account... Read More

The Benefits of Opening a Credit Union Checking Account

Most people have an idea of what a checking account can do for them. You can use it to make purchases and pay your bills. However, not all checking accounts are created equal. The same can be said for banks and credit unions. People may have an idea of what a traditional bank can do for them, but credit unions offer the same convenience and easy banking options, often with better benefits and rates. There are definite benefits of opening up a Credit Union of Denver Rewards Checking Account. But... Read More

Coloring Contest – Giant Stocking Winners

Each year, Credit Union of Denver tries to make the holidays a time of fun and festive activities for our young members. Our annual coloring contest is just one of these fun events. We provide the opportunity to win one of the two 5 foot, super soft plush stockings, (they are usually taller than our winners) that are filled with all kinds of toys, blankets, stuffed animals, creative items and activities. All children were able to enter by submitting one of our coloring sheets. We selected, through a random drawing,... Read More

Holidays are Rich with Teachable Moments

Share life lessons every chance you can Wise parents know that you’re teaching your kids even when you’re not teaching your kids. For example, you don’t begin to teach your daughter to drive the day she receives her temporary driving permit. She’s been learning how to drive, watching you, every time she ridden in your car for the last 16 years. Teaching your kids good life skills, particularly managing money, works the same way. Show them how to spend wisely, save, and determine if a product is worth the price. During... Read More

Track Santa with NORAD!

NORAD Has Launched Its Santa Tracker for Christmas! Courtesy of K. Shriver 12/16/19 Get the lowdown on the big man in red’s whereabouts with the help of NORAD’s Santa Tracker website. Though we’re halfway through the month of December and Christmas is nearly a week away, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is ready to kick off the holiday season with its Santa Tracker website. This tradition, which is more than 60 years in the making, allows kiddos of all ages to check in on... Read More

Gift Giving on a Budget

6 Ways to Handle Gift Giving on a Tight Budget While it may be better to give than to receive, sometimes, giving hurts. If you’ve ever looked at your checking account just before the holidays (or right before a slew of family birthdays), you know what I’m talking about. Even the most generous of people can feel a pinch when the expense of giving ends up eating into next month’s grocery bill. The reality is, most people have been there. If your college years were particularly tight, or if you’ve... Read More

‘Tis the Season…

‘Tis the Season… For Fraud Date: November 14, 2019 Black Friday, Cyber Monday and last minute holiday shopping oh my! This time of the year typically brings frequent online and in-store purchases. Whether its through a mobile app, on a website, or in-person, be aware and diligent about who you are purchasing goods and services from. Some of the latest scams include: E-skimming: Scammers exploit weak links on an e-commerce platform. In many cases, a consumer can be re-directed to a malicious domain where the skimming code can capture the... Read More

CUD Food and Coat Drive & Youth Account Special

Help your community! We will be accepting donations at all 3 of our branches. COATS, HATS, GLOVES & NON-PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS We will be accepting the following items at our 9305 W. Alameda Ave lobby, as well as the 1st and 2nd floor of the 9277 W. Alameda building, our branch at Building 67 and our Tivoli branch: New or gently used coats, hats and gloves for men, women & children Non-perishable foods items Current food needs: Peanut butter, canned meat or fish, pasta, rice, beans, macaroni and cheese, etc.... 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

The Secret Behind the Chick-fil-A Sauce

The Saucy Secret Behind the Legendary ‘Chick-fil-A Sauce’ Photo Courtesy of Chick-fil-A An operator of a Chick-fil-A in Fredericksburg, Virginia, created this liquid gold in 1983—by accident. Known for inventing the chicken sandwich, Chick-fil-A also holds the title of the No. 1 fast-food restaurant chain in the U.S. Now, their famous Chick-fil-A Sauce is the No. 1 dipping sauce, and it was developed by accident in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Hugh Fleming first became familiar with Chick-fil-A when a former roommate from the University of Georgia became a franchise operator. Later, he met Chick-fil-A founder Truett... Read More