Beach Bod on Clearance: 6 Ways to Stay Fit On the Cheap With summer just around the corner many of us are looking to get fit but we don’t want to break the bank. Want to feel the burn without feeling the pinch? Community classes, seasonal discounts, and cheap memberships can keep you both fit and financially healthy. The American Heart Association recommends at least 30 minutes of physical activity five days a week to maintain cardiovascular health and to help prevent heart disease and stroke, two of the top five... Read More
Credit Union of Denver $2,500 Scholarship Winners Congratulations to our winners, Brittany Wright, Bailey Nelson, Marco Lopez, Shayne Marcely! We received a tremendous amount of applications for the Scholarships. Thank you to all who applied. It was awesome to read how active and engaged our members are. The future looks bright!
Old Debit Cards (non EMV) have been turned off Credit Union of Denver (along with the majority of financial institutions in the USA), have replaced old magnetic strip only cards with the new, more secure, EMV Chipped Cards. All EMV debit cards were delivered to members last year, therefore, after an extended period of time to allow members to activate their new cards and after repeated announcements about this action, on May 1st we closed down all existing non-EMV debit cards. If your debit card is not working and you need assistance, please follow these... Read More
Jean Chatzky’s wrote a book, Money Rules: The Simple Path to Lifelong Security. Because we can’t provide each member with a copy of this book, we plan to share a few financial tips from Money Rules in hopes of better educating our members. With this blog series, we hope to guide you, our member, on a path to financial security. Where does your money come from? The money you spend, save, invest, or even give away, comes from somewhere and more than likely, that means you’ve earned it. In this post, we... Read More
Last Saturday’s Shred Event was a huge success! We filled two trucks with 13,000 lbs of shred and saw well over 300 cars! Thank you to our members for coming out and shredding with us. Thank you to our hearty employees who braved the snowy elements to serve our community!
Our business is helping people. Originally Published in Credit Union Magazine March 2017 by CUNA As a boy, Derreck Kayongo’s life was turned upside down when dictator Idi Amin took control of his home country of Uganda. During the ED (Filene) Talk, sponsored by the CUNA Councils, Kayongo explained his journey-from a refugee, resulting from the genocide Amin perpetrated, to the founder of the Global Soap Project, a $10 million business active in 90 countries. The project recycles soap from hotel rooms, turns it into fresh soap, and sends it... Read More
Know what to look for and how to protect yourself and your account! 1. Inspect The Card Reader And The Area Near The PIN Pad Many banks and merchants realize that skimming is on the rise and will often post a picture of what the real device is supposed to look like so you will see that there is something attached that is not supposed to be there if a skimmer is present. Of course, a card skimmer could put a fake picture over the real picture so this isn’t... Read More
C∙U∙D Mobile Wallets have launched! What is it? Mobile wallet is a way to carry your credit card or debit card information in a digital form on your mobile device. Instead of using your physical plastic card to make purchases, you can pay with your smartphone, tablet, or smart watch. Think of it as the digital equivalent of all the everyday things included in a physical wallet like loyalty cards, coupons, business cards, tickets, credit cards and more. Don’t struggle to get at your cards in your purse or wallet,... Read More
With graduation around the corner, high school seniors and their parents are focused on their school’s graduation requirements. But what about their personal finance education requirements? Are financial skills included in a student’s formal education? Not usually. What financial concepts should graduating seniors know before they walk down the aisle to Pomp and Circumstance? According to the Council for Economic Education’s Annual Survey of the States, only 17 states require that high school students take a course in personal finance and that number has remained unchanged since 2014. Moreover, the... Read More
Credit Union of Denver (along with the majority of financial institutions in the USA), have replaced old cards with the new, more secure, EMV Chipped Cards. All EMV debit cards have been delivered to members last year, therefore on April 25th we will be closing down all existing non-EMV debit cards. If you have not received your MasterCard® EMV Debit Card yet, you should give us a call at 303.963.1340 or 800.279.3288. Steps you will need to take before you use your new Debit EMV Card: Activate the card and... Read More