Spring Cleaning Documents

Credit Union of Denver is growing and with growth comes change. Over the years we have grown our products, services and vendor relationships. Regulations and compliance rules have also changed which warranted some Spring Cleaning to incorporate these changes in our Membership Booklet and Account Agreement, thus assuring full compliance. Both of these documents have been updated as of April 20, 2021. The specific areas updated are outlined in this Change In Terms document.  Should you have any questions, please send us an email at support@cudenver.com. Keeping our Credit Union... Read More

2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

Credit Union of Denver’s 2021 Annual Meeting will be held virtually. Join us at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021 via Zoom. Please plan to join the meeting at least 5 minutes prior to the start time. Connection instructions can be found below. For your convenience, here is the Annual Report, as well as the Agenda and the 2020 Meeting Minutes for your review. During the webinar you will be able to ask questions using the “Q&A” feature. We will go over instructions prior to starting the meeting. Join... Read More

A Three-Digit Monster

Are you afraid of your credit score? If so, we understand. Those three little numbers seem — more than ever — to be looked at as a measure of your adulthood and overall capability. However, you’re only hurting yourself by avoiding that three-digit number. That’s one of the findings of a recent study from WalletHub. The report asked 500 adult consumers about their credit scores and found that 14 percent of adults avoid their scores because they’re afraid of what they’ll find. As you likely know already, your credit score... Read More

Securing the Generation Gap

Trying to securely make the most of today’s technology can be overwhelming for almost all of us, but it can be especially challenging for family members not as used to or as familiar with technology. Therefore, we wanted to share some key steps to help secure family members who may be struggling with technology and might misunderstand the risks that come with using it. Focus on The Basics Frequently, the best way to help secure others is to make security as simple as possible for them. Focus on the fewest... Read More

The 12 Scams of Christmas

Scammers make a killing during the holiday season. While you spend your time thinking of ways to bring holiday joy to others, they spend their time thinking up ways to steal from you. The saddest part about this is that the ghosts of Christmases past keep visiting Christmas present. Here are some scams to watch out for during the Holiday season. 1. The Gift Card Scam While definitely a ghost of Christmas past, this still works so scammers still do it. It’s pretty simple. The thief records the numbers displayed... 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 Credit Union of Denver community!

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

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