If it’s a free trial, why do you need my debit card?

Beware of that Free Trial A chance to try something out for free? What have you got to lose? If you’re interested in a particular product or service, try before you buy might seem like a no-brainer. But what starts as a free trial — or for a very low cost — might end up costing you big money. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, wants you to know that some companies use free trials to sign you up for more products — sometimes lots of products... Read More

Take the Savings Challenge!

52 Week Savings Challenge It’s a New Year and time for new beginnings! A popular New Year Resolution is to save more money so here is a simple way to save at least $1,378.00 without breaking the budget. It is called the 52 Week Savings Challenge and it is here to help you take baby steps towards a solid savings account. While this is not a Credit Union of Denver program, we thought it could be easily adopted by most all of our members as a self-starter savings plan. How... Read More

Santa is coming to Credit Union of Denver!

Credit Union of Denver is having our Annual Youth Event with Santa! Stop by and enjoy the festivities with Santa and his helpers. When:        Saturday, December 9, from 9:15a to 12:00p Where:      Our Lakewood Branch off Alameda Avenue We will have refreshments, coloring contest, giveaways and a chance to win your very own BIG CASH Dog (stuffed C·U·D Mascot named CASH).  We will have the photo opportunity with Santa. The first 200 kids will receive a free 5 x 7 photo. Santa does have another engagement and must leave by noon, so get... Read More

Holiday Shopping Strategies – a MUST Read!

Your Holiday Shopping Credit/Debit Card Plan of Attack Are you planning your strategy for Black Friday yet? What about Cyber Monday? It is smart to plan for these shopping events by making a list of gifts to buy, looking through the sale ads to see who is going to have the best price and checking to see which stores are opening the earliest. Something else to consider would be to make sure your checking account, debit and/or credit cards are just as ready as you are! Have your cards been... Read More

Tips to Save your Checking Account at Thanksgiving

Top 5 Ways to Save at Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is a time to relax and enjoy a nice dinner with your loved ones. You don’t want to spend it stressing over the Thanksgiving budget; you want to spend it having an enjoyable day with friends and relatives, and relaxing on the couch with a tryptophan-induced nap. Tips to Help Your Checking Account This Holiday Season Try these tips to save dollars on your holiday spread and avoid worrying about holiday budgeting woes. Host a Potluck – Split the mealtime burden up... Read More

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