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

Rising Rates; Are you in good shape for the future?

Image of a Dollar Bank Note, The Federal Reserve, rates and you!
The Federal Reserve, which raised its benchmark rate in March for the second time in three months, this time to a range between 0.75 percent and 1 percent, is finally moving toward the end of its nine-year-old economic stimulus campaign, which began in the depths of the financial crisis. But Janet L. Yellen, the Fed’s chairwoman, said at a news conference after the decision was announced that the Fed did not share the optimism of stock market investors and some business executives that economic growth is gaining speed. It still... 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

Card Skimmers on the Rise!

Credit Card Skimmers, up close view of one.
Know what to look for and how to protect yourself and your account! 1. Inspect The Card Reader And The Area Near The PIN Pad Many banks and merchants realize that skimming is on the rise and will often post a picture of what the real device is supposed to look like so you will see that there is something attached that is not supposed to be there if a skimmer is present. Of course, a card skimmer could put a fake picture over the real picture so this isn’t... Read More

C•U•D Annual Meeting and Board Election

Join us for the Annual Meeting
The call for nominations process for this year’s election resulted in the exact number of candidates as there were openings for the Board of Directors, no candidates for the Supervisory Committee and only one candidate for the Credit Committee. Therefore, the candidates for the Board of Directors and Credit Committee are considered elected by acclamation and no election by the membership will be necessary this year. We would like to thank each candidate for their commitment to serve in these important volunteer positions at the credit union. The following candidates... Read More

Security, Fraud & Scams – the more you know…

Steps for Monitoring Your Identity and Financial Information Monitor financial account statements and immediately report any suspicious or unusual activity to financial institutions. Request a free credit report at AnnualCreditReport.com or by calling 877.322.8228. Consumers are entitled by law to one free credit report per year from each of the three major credit bureaus Equifax®, Experian®, and TransUnion® for a total of three reports every year. Contact information for the credit bureaus can be found on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) website at ftc.gov. Review resources provided on the FTC identity theft website at Identitytheft.gov. The... Read More

Help Louisiana Flood Victims

We will be collecting donations for the victims of the Louisiana Historical Flood. We will put out donation collection bins on the teller line at Alameda and Tivoli starting Monday August 29th and wrap up on September 6th. All proceeds collected will be sent to CUAid.coop along with a check from C∙U∙D for $1,000. You can donate via card, pulled from your account or a cash/check. Call us at 303.239.1150 | 800.279.3288 or email us through cudonline to donate.

Meet CASH

Image of Credit Union of Denver's Mascot CASH, sitting.
The newest member of the C·U·D family! Meet CASH! CASH is Credit Union of Denver’s new Border Collie mascot! CASH is the great Grand-puppy of Buck, one of C·U·D’s founding member’s dog. Buck was an important part of the credit union’s history. Saving money and being financially smart is in CASH’s blood! First C•U•D location New Customs House, Great Grand-Paw ‘Buck’ with his person Inspired by CASH’s enthusiasm and love for all things C·U·D, the credit union invited CASH to continue the family tradition and become the official C·U·D Youth Account mascot!... Read More