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

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

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

Get Your Overdraft Options in Order!

Running Low on Funds? Everyone has had that day when a purchase needs to be made, but the funds available in the checking account are extra low or nonexistent. It is important to make sure your overdraft options are in the proper order to minimize the fees your checking account could be charged in this situation. #1. Savings or Money Market Your Prime Share Savings account or Money Market is the first defense against a negative Checking account balance. It is important to note that you can use Prime Share Savings or... Read More

6 Keyboard Shortcuts for Faster Web Browsing

No mouse? No problem! Save time navigating the Internet with these quick tricks. SCROLL DOWN A PAGE – Shift + Space Bar Don’t be a slave to the scroll wheel. The next time you reach the bottom of the screen while reading, hit the Space Bar to jump one screen length down. Hit it by accident? Shift+Space Bar gets you back to where you were. GO BACK TO THE PREVIOUS WEBSITE YOU WERE BROWSING – Alt+Back Arrow Alt+Back Arrow is your mouse-free way of going back in time with most... Read More

Go Green with CUD & Put Green in your pocket!

Sign Up for eStatements | Go Green with CUD & Put Green in your pocket!   eStatements, besides being the environmentally friendly thing to do, it also provides extra security and easier accessibility to your account information. You can retrieve your statements as far back as 2001, if you have had your account with us that long. On top of all that, Credit Union of Denver is offering you a chance to be put into a drawing for $500! All you have to do is sign up for eStatements during the promotion period from April 1 –... Read More

2016 Scholarship Program

Thank you for your interest in Credit Union of Denver’s 2016 Scholarship Program. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to succeed. Whether that is financially or perhaps achieving a degree in a field of choice at the local university. We have been awarding scholarships to our younger members for many years. This year is no different. Credit Union of Denver will be awarding four (4) $2,500 scholarships with our 2016 Scholarship Program. Each submitted application must be completed, signed and turned in prior to the deadline of April 15, 2016. Here are the instructions to... Read More

Mobile Banking – Stop | Snap | Deposit!

Credit Union of Denver believes that convenient banking is an important part of our service and product offering to our members. Mobile Banking lets you securely view and monitor your accounts from your internet-enabled smart phone or tablet. Our Mobile Deposit makes depositing checks easy breezy! Now simply take a photo of your deposit check and it will hit your account within 24-48 hours. No need to run around town, just use our mobile banking app! It allows you to receive account information via text messaging, find a CU Service... Read More

Creating a Smart Budget

Making a Budget and Sticking to It Some people hear the word “budget” and they cringe. But a budget is not a bad thing. In fact it can become a very comforting tool to help you stay on top of your finances and get a handle on the outflow of your money. With a few simple steps, you can get an understanding of where your money goes, which will help you make SMART choices about how and when you spend. Step 1: Where Does It All Go? Before you can... Read More