Tips For A Fall Wardrobe On A Budget

We want our members to be successful in finding financial solutions that fit their personal journey. We hope this information helps you stay in reach of your goals! With Fall right around the corner, you might be in the need for some warmer autumn clothing for yourself. And of course, if the leaves are starting to change colors, it can only mean that winter isn’t far behind. That brings with it a whole slew of wardrobe necessities and accessories you’ll need to purchase, for yourself and perhaps the rest of... Read More

Virtual Seminar Wills & Trusts

Join us for a Wills & Trusts Virtual Seminar from our friends at Meet Garrett Andersen with The Hughes Law Firm   He usually teaches our Wills & Trusts Seminars in person, but will be coming to you live through a Zoom Webinar.  There are several dates and times to accommodate most schedules. Wednesday, October 7th at 10am Saturday October 24th at 10am Saturday, November 7th at 10am Thursday, November 12th at 6pm       Limit 50 Registrations per date Virtual Wills & Trusts Webinars offered through Zoom To provide... Read More

Impulse Buying: Why We Do It and How to Stop

We want our members to be successful in finding financial solutions that fit their personal journey. We hope this information helps you reach your goals! Buying things can be fun – in the moment. For example, you walk into a store, or are surfing online, not meaning to buy anything, and then all of a sudden. . . boom. The perfect sale pops up right in front of you! It’s meant to be, right? No so much. Here’s the fact: Americans impulsively spend an average of $450 every month. That adds up... Read More

Beware – Social Security Scams Are on the Rise

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! The Social Security Administration (SSA) is warning Americans about widespread phone scams where callers may impersonate Social Security or claim a Social Security-related problem. Unfortunately, these scammers are trying to gain your trust and steal your money. The best way to protect yourself is to be aware. The Social Security Administration will NEVER: Call to... Read More

Ransomware – What to Know

The Reality of Ransomware Unfortunately, Ransomware is becoming a more prevalent threat these days. At Credit Union of Denver, we want our members to be informed and stay protected from potential digital attacks.   What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) that is designed to hold your files or computer hostage, demanding payment for you to regain access. Ransomware has become very common because it is so profitable for criminals.   Like most malware, ransomware starts by infecting your computer, most often when you open an... Read More

Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

Buying a home can be nerve-racking, especially if you’re a first-time home buyer. These tips will help you navigate the process, save money and avoid common mistakes. Learn strategies for saving a down payment, applying for a mortgage, house shopping and more. Mortgage down payment tips  1. Start saving for a down payment early It’s common to put 20% down, but many lenders now permit much less, and first-time home buyer programs allow as little as 3% down. But putting down less than 20% may mean higher costs and paying... Read More

Most Common Checking Account Questions

What Is a Checking Account? I don’t write checks, so do I need a checking account? A checking account is offered by financial institutions and is used by consumers to pay bills and expenses through debit cards, at merchants and online stores, peer to peer, and paper checks. Since there is generally no limit to the number of times you can access the money in the account, many people use them for daily expenses such as buying coffee, paying for parking or purchasing gasoline or groceries. Maybe they should call... Read More

The Cost of Fraud

Given the dramatic increase in the number of delivery systems bombarding American homes — television, radio, internet, social media, phone, mass mailings, magazines, flyers, advertising copy — and the fact that credit card owners are an easy and abundant target for criminals, it seems inevitable that consumer fraud will reach you at some point. Estimates for the number of people affected by fraud vary because of data gathering differences, but experts agree that somewhere around 12% of American adults (approximately 32 million people) are conned out of money every year.... Read More

Keeper Password Protector

Keeper Security is the top-rated password manager for individuals, families, and businesses, helping millions of people around the world create strong, unique passwords and store them in their own secure web vault. They are also the password protector we use at Credit Union of Denver. We want our members to be safe online, so we are sharing Keeper’s credit union discount with you. Keeper wants to offer you an exclusive 20% discount on your individual or family plan! Just use promo code: CUDENVER here. Why should you consider Keeper? You trust... Read More

Tivoli Branch to Re-Open August 3, 2020

A special note from President/CEO Keith Cowling Tivoli Branch to Re-Open August 3, 2020 We are happy to announce that our Tivoli Branch will be re-opening on Monday, August 3rd.  The branch will be open for all services with normal business hours. The health and well-being of our members and employees remains our top concern.  So when you visit, things will be a bit different. As per the Executive Order issued on July 16, all people wishing to enter the building will need to wear face masks.  The Tivoli Student... Read More