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

Holiday Coloring Contest 2019

Kids Coloring Contest Now – December 13 There will be a boy and girl winner announced December 17th. Winners will receive a giant 5ft stocking filled with lots of goodies!  To enter, download your choice of two coloring pages below.   Print pdf’s of Santa Claus or Reindeer and do your best coloring! Then drop them off at any of our 3 branches or mail them to Credit Union of Denver Attn: Marketing PO Box 261420 Lakewood, Colorado 80226 Make sure to include your full name, address, age, Parents name, Parent email... Read More

2020 Pet Calendars on Sale Now!

We are happy to announce the 7th Annual Credit Union of Denver Pet Calendar for 2020 is on sale now! They are just $10 each and all the proceeds go to Foothills Animal Shelter! Thank you to all the members and community for their photo contributions. This is what makes our 2020 calendar so awesome! We love the involvement of those who have furry friends in their family. Putting together the calendar is truly a labor of love for all involved. It makes our local pets instant stars while supporting our... 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

Payment Deferral Program

Things to know about deferring payments Payment Deferrals are a popular benefit we offer specifically at this time of year to help members with the monetary burden the holiday season can sometimes bring with it. To qualify for this member benefit, you must have made 6 consecutive monthly payments on the loan(s) you are requesting to defer. There also cannot be any payment delinquencies of 30 days or more on any of your loans with Credit Union of Denver. You may defer two payments per qualifying loan.  Eligible loans must... 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

October is Cyber Tech Security Month – 4 Simple Steps for Safety

Four Simple Steps to Staying Secure Making the most of technology safely and securely can seem overwhelming and confusing. However, regardless of what technology you are using or how you are using it, here are four simple steps that will help you stay secure. Unfortunately, technology itself cannot protect you from hackers. Many hackers are now attempting to target you rather than your computer or electronic device. They try to achieve this through deception and trickery. For example, they might call you pretending to be Microsoft tech support, claiming that... Read More

Protect Accounts By Being Informed

One of our main goals is to keep your account safe from fraud. One of the best ways we can do this is to inform our members about prevalent scams. We would like to bring awareness to scams we have noticed becoming more common and widespread. One specific scam we have witnessed is the Secret Shopper Scam. This scam typically begins as an email or a pop-up on your computer from a well-known retailer asking if you would like to make some additional money secret shopping their stores. This seems... Read More