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

12 Common Financial Mistakes to Avoid

Credit Union of Denver Financial Tips Just as to-do lists can be a key part of planning, do-not-do lists can be helpful reminders to avoid mistakes that others have made. 1. Impulse investing. Avoid investing based on a whim or a tip. Don’t invest a certain way just because a friend or colleague does. Instead, be thoughtful and strategic. 2. Lacking an overall plan or strategy. Don’t look a financial decisions in isolation. Think about how they affect or are affected by other elements. For example, when deciding on your... Read More

Too Young to Think About Investing? Think Again…

“How did it get so late so soon?” — Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss’s simple but powerful words continue to resonate today, even in the context of planning for a financially secure future. Because when you get right down to it, the younger you are, the more potential you have to gain, by taking advantage of the time ahead of you. For example: Let’s say you started investing $100 per month. Assume over time you earn an average of 6% interest per year. The chart below shows how much money you’d... Read More

Stickley Seminar was a Success!

Thank you to everyone who attended our inaugural Cyber Security Seminar at the Lakewood Cultural Center featuring Jim Stickley on July 30th. We had a great turn-out and received an overwhelming amount of positive feedback from our members and community. As promised, here are the slides Mr. Stickley said he would share. If you would like to view Stickley’s presentation, click here. We promise it’s safe to click on, pinky swear. We strive to provide our members with relevant and meaningful seminars, so be sure to check out our Events Calendar for... Read More

Shared Branches

What are they and why it’s important to know… The main branch for Credit Union of Denver is located in Lakewood, Colorado, but we have members all over the United States. It is important to us that the members living thousands of miles away find the credit union to be just as convenient as those members living in Lakewood. In an effort to be as convenient as possible for our members, Credit Union of Denver chooses to participate in the Shared Branch Network (CO-OP Network). Belonging to this network provides... Read More

Start Snapping Pics Now

‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ Start Snapping Pictures now! This is our 7th year to offer the C•U•D Pet Calendar! Our members and the surrounding community have really poured their hearts out with support and photos of their loved furry friends. Once again, 100% of the sales from our calendar will go directly to the Foothills Animal Shelter. We will start accepting photos of your favorite dog(s)/cat(s) between August 12th and September 9th, 2019. Be sure to check our website for further details in the future. Requirements for submitting your photos – Photo subjects can... Read More

Going Shopping?

Ask yourself these questions before making a purchase. Have you ever gone into a store for one item and find yourself leaving with a cart full of items? It used to happen to me every time I visited a certain store. I would get home and eventually feel guilty about how much money I spent unnecessarily. To fix this impulse, I’ve started asking myself these four questions before swiping my card. How many hours of work will this cost me? When shopping, I used to only view the price in... Read More

2019 Scholarship Winners

Our 2019 C•U•D Scholarship winners have been selected! Thank you to all those that applied, it was certainly not an easy decision.       Congratulations to Claire, Emily, Bryce and Jonathan! Claire is going to University of Colorado Boulder, Emily is going to University of Wyoming, Bryce is going to University of Southern California and Jonathan is going to Metropolitan State University. You are our winners of the four 2019 Scholarships offered annually by Credit Union of Denver! Good luck with all your endeavors, we hope you will be... Read More