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
The Iron Mountain Shred Trucks will be rolling into our parking lot at 9277 West Alameda for our Annual Shred Event! Join us Saturday, April 29th from 12:30p to 3:30pm and bring your personal shred. We will be handing out seed packets of wildflowers to the first 300 cars. We are giving back to mother earth by shredding and recycling the paper products into pulp that is used for other products and when we plant the wildflower seeds; the bee’s will thank us! We ask that you limit your shred... Read More
The call for nominations process for this year’s election resulted in the exact number of candidates as there were openings for the Board of Directors, no candidates for the Supervisory Committee and only one candidate for the Credit Committee. Therefore, the candidates for the Board of Directors and Credit Committee are considered elected by acclamation and no election by the membership will be necessary this year. We would like to thank each candidate for their commitment to serve in these important volunteer positions at the credit union. The following candidates... Read More
Credit Union of Denver Spring 2017 Smart News Update.