Account Beneficiaries are Important

Are your beneficiaries up to date? An account beneficiary is someone designated to receive the assets held in an account after the account holder’s death. Estate planning isn’t a lot of fun, but it is necessary if you don’t want to cause a great deal of stress and expense for those you leave behind. It is important to list at least one beneficiary on your account to ensure your funds are allocated appropriately. Many members are tempted to think that once a will is made, the work is done. However,... Read More

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

Our C·U·D Santa Youth Event was a BIG success!

Credit Union of Denver had our 3rd Annual Youth Event with Santa Claus! We provided 50+ families with free 5×7″ photos of their child and Santa Claus. Prizes were given out and sweet treats. Jacqueline O. won the 3′ Tall CASH Dog! Keith Cowling is our CEO and he had a wonderful time too!

Help Guide Credit Union of Denver’s Future

Making a Difference Volunteers are the backbone of Credit Union of Denver. For over 85 years, the credit union has provided value and financial stability to its members. This accomplishment can be attributed to the expertise of the past and present volunteers. Volunteers determine the direction of the credit union and approve policies that govern the credit union’s operations and growth. By becoming a board or committee member, you have the opportunity to: Be a representative voice for your fellow members Build your résumé while gaining knowledge & experience Learn... 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

Protect Yourself

Protecting Your Identity It has never been more important than right now to protect your identity. Theft of your personal information almost seems inevitable now, but there are steps you can take today to protect yourself. Monitor All Your Accounts Only you know what transactions are unauthorized. You can monitor your credit union accounts and credit cards through online banking, mobile banking, eStatements or your monthly statement. Set up Card Alerts so that you will be informed of all activity on your debit and credit cards to limit fraud attempts.... Read More