Join Us for International Credit Union Day this Friday!

International Credit Union Day is officially celebrated on the third Thursday in October every year. Credit Union of Denver chooses to celebrate on the following Friday so more of our members can attend. This year our celebration will commence Friday, Oct 20 in Lakewood Lobby from 11am to 5pm. We hope you can join us! We will have vendors available for questions and promoting the discounts that our members receive. We will also have refreshments and giveaways as part of the festivities. Our industry was founded on People Helping People. Here is... Read More

Voting is completed for 2018 Calendar

  The votes are in… Cover pup announcement coming soon! 2018 Credit Union of Denver Dog Calendar! Thank you to all who submitted images of their favorite furry friends! Once again we were overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and participation! Voting is now closed. Please note the standards used: Landscape vs. Portrait photo  Clarity/Focus Composition High Resolution Completed submission form All photos submitted will be considered for the honorable mention pages! The top 14 voted dogs will grace the 13 months in the calendar and photo with the most votes... Read More

Bank Fees vs. Credit Union Fees

Hidden Bank Fees vs Credit Union Fees A recent article titled Hidden Bank Fees in September’s issue of AARP Magazine listed ways to bypass unexpected bank fees. In reality, the best way to bypass these unexpected bank fees is to bank with a credit union. Credit unions are unique financial businesses because they have little to no fees based on their “cooperative” structure. Paper Statement fees Some banks are now charging to mail out a monthly statement. This fee can typically range from $1 to $5. Credit Union of Denver... Read More

Share the Wealth

Refer Your Friends and Family! Now that you are taking advantage of all the great benefits Credit Union of Denver has to offer, it is time to share the wealth! Refer your friends or family to the credit union and YOU will receive $25.00 and THEY will receive $25.00 once the requirements have been met. Your friend or family member would need to open a savings and checking account with a debit card. The new member would need to have 6 debit card or check transactions within the first 60... Read More

Get paid to shop…really!

The newest addition to the Checking Account Offer(s) at C·U·D! CUDeals is a cash rewards program for purchases made with your debit card(s) at participating vendors. Reward offers are presented to you based on your individual shopping activity. Offers are made by retailers for relevant cash back refunds using digital channels. In order to receive the cash back reward, simply select a reward through cudonline or the mobile app AND make the required purchase at the applicable store. The total of these credits will be posted as cash back to... Read More

Magic Minute – What would you do with 60 seconds in a warehouse full of gifts?

Every year we participate in the Magic Minute campaign through MasterCard® and CURewards®. It is a cool contest that gives our members a chance of winning a trip for two, all expenses paid, to Chicago and a trip through the reward warehouse! This would be so exciting to see one of our members running through the warehouse with a magic minute to select all kinds of great products. Big screen televisions, iPads, kitchen wares, music, stereos, dishes, yard tools, personal items like purses and who knows all the categories that would be available. The... Read More

Credit – what is it?

Have you ever wondered how your credit is determined and why it is so important? We’ve made it easy. Check this out… Credit Union of Denver’s video is a labor of love by our employees. We put this together to help educate about what credit is, how the score is influenced and why you should be concerned with knowing this information. Check it out and share with your friends and family. When you are ready, feel free to give us a call and set up a consultation to check out your own credit... Read More

Help for Members with Hail Damage & Insurance Checks

Blog Post Friday 5/26/2017 How Will The Credit Union Handle Insurance Checks? When a member has a loan on their home or vehicle, they are required to list Credit Union of Denver on their insurance policy as a Lienholder. If the member suffers damage to that vehicle or home, the insurance company will typically issue a check made out to both the member and credit union.  The reason the check is issued to both parties is because the collateral we have a lien on has been damaged and reduced in... Read More

old Non-EMV cards are no longer able to be used

Old Debit Cards (non EMV) have been turned off Credit Union of Denver (along with the majority of financial institutions in the USA), have replaced old magnetic strip only cards with the new, more secure, EMV Chipped Cards. All EMV debit cards were delivered to members last year, therefore, after an extended period of time to allow members to activate their new cards and after repeated announcements about this action, on May 1st we closed down all existing non-EMV debit cards. If your debit card is not working and you need assistance, please follow these... Read More

People Helping People

Derreck Kayongo People Helping People
Our business is helping people. Originally Published in Credit Union Magazine March 2017 by CUNA As a boy, Derreck Kayongo’s life was turned upside down when dictator Idi Amin took control of his home country of Uganda. During the ED (Filene) Talk, sponsored by the CUNA Councils, Kayongo explained his journey-from a refugee, resulting from the genocide Amin perpetrated, to the founder of the Global Soap Project, a $10 million business active in 90 countries. The project recycles soap from hotel rooms, turns it into fresh soap, and sends it... Read More