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

Emails recently sent out to members

Date email was sent: July 29, 2020     CUD Membership Notification – please review July 24, 2020     Credit Union Give Back July 23, 2020     CUD Tivoli Branch Re-Opening Notification July 17, 2020      Benefits that pay with CUD membership July 23, 2020      Credit Union Password Manager, School Supply Drive, Sprint merges with T-Mobile June 24, 2020     Sweetheart Scam

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

2020 Scholarship Winners

Our 2020 C•U•D Scholarship winners have been selected! Thank you to all those that applied, it was certainly not an easy decision.       Alexa S.    Zachary S.    Kyle S.     Sara V.   Congratulations to: Sara V, Zachary S, Kyle S and Alexa S. You are our winners of the four 2020 Scholarships offered annually by Credit Union of Denver! Good luck with all your endeavors, we hope you will be successful in all you do!

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

Benefits of Living Frugally

The word ‘frugal’ seems to have a negative connotation. People think that if you are frugal, you are somehow missing out on life. However, living frugal is not as extreme as it sounds. It may even amaze you how you can change your life. Here are some of the benefits of frugality: 1. Saves Money Adjusting your spending habits will allow you to save more money over time. After cutting your expenses, it may amaze you how much money you can save (even in a short amount of time). This... Read More

Staycation Ideas

Have a Spa Day Two words: Spa day. Although a spa vacation may sound exciting, a great alternative to treat yourself can be making your own custom relaxing spa experience at home. To get some serious bang for your buck, grab a few face masks, some mani-pedi supplies, and have a DIY spa day. Have a Cooking Night If you’re one of those travelers who eats your way around new locales, transform your kitchen into a dining destination. Try out some new recipes and have fun creating an exotic dinner... Read More

Beware! Fraudsters using COVID-19 scare tactics

Tips for Helping You Protect Against COVID-19 Related Fraud While fraudsters are trying their best to take advantage of this tough period, there are many ways you can protect yourself to help make sure you don’t fall victim to fraud during challenging times. Be extra vigilant when receiving emails, calls or letters. First, make sure to be extra vigilant of anyone asking for personal information in the coming months and avoid clicking on any suspicious links or attachments. Be careful when receiving emails, calls or letters that appear to be official notices, and always make... Read More