We’re now on Facebook!

Credit Union of Denver is now on Facebook. As of May 1st, we have initiated our Facebook page! We are excited to have another communication channel to connect with our members and provide educational information along with the occasional fun fact! We would love it if you would “like us” and share any articles/posts we publish, that you find beneficial, with your friends and family. We want to establish our FB page as the “go to place” for personal finance information. Any testimonials you would like to share through FB would... Read More

eStatement $500 Winner!

We had a drawing, for anyone who signed up for eStatements from April 1 – May 31, for a chance to win $500! We had 600 members sign up and convert to eStatements. Way to go green everyone! We had a random drawing on June 1st, and our winner was Ms. Trista D. of Lakewood! Congratulations Trista!  

Help for Members with Hail Damage & Insurance Checks

Blog Post Friday 5/26/2017 How Will The Credit Union Handle Insurance Checks? When a member has a loan on their home or vehicle, they are required to list Credit Union of Denver on their insurance policy as a Lienholder. If the member suffers damage to that vehicle or home, the insurance company will typically issue a check made out to both the member and credit union.  The reason the check is issued to both parties is because the collateral we have a lien on has been damaged and reduced in... Read More

6 Ways to Stay Fit On the Cheap

Image of a woman working out with dumbbells. "Stay Fit on the Cheap"
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

2017 Scholarship Winners!

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 Non-EMV cards are no longer able to be used

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

Money Rules

Money Matter's Image of stacked coins
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

Shred Event Wrap Up!

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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!

People Helping People

Derreck Kayongo People Helping People
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

Card Skimmers on the Rise!

Credit Card Skimmers, up close view of one.
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