Fraud and Why EMV chipped cards

Why change our cards over to these “chipped EMV cards”? Customers paying for in-store purchases with credit or debit cards will be doing more card-dipping and less card-swiping as more retailers shift to accepting cards with a computer chip to guard against counterfeit card fraud. That small metallic square on your card is a computer chip, and it’s what sets apart a new generation of cards. The square makes it much more difficult for bad guys to steal sensitive data; it is slowly replacing the magnetic strip. The chip cards... Read More

Celebrating 85 Years!

Image of CUD's 85th Anniversary emblem. Caption: Celebrating 85 years of service, 1931 - 2016.
Credit Union of Denver is 85! Join us at our 85th anniversary celebration! We are officially the oldest credit union in Colorado! We are celebrating with a party on August 20th, from 12pm to 4pm. This tented event, will have an 11 piece band, Thumpin, complimentary Chipotle catering, FroYo Truck and refreshments. There will be a bouncy castle, face painting and activities for the kids. We will also have a strolling magician, cash prizes every half hour, concert tickets, t-shirts and a photo booth to commemorate the event. Parking There will be ample parking around the... Read More

EMV Debit is Coming

Change is Coming, Image of CUD's EMV Chipped Debit Card.
EMV Debit is Coming Are You Ready? Your new Debit Card will be arriving beginning mid-May to early June at the address we have on file. Your card will have a new number and expiration date. You will need to activate the card asap and set your PIN by calling 866-985-2273 from the phone number we have on file. As soon as you activate the new card, your old card will be deactivated and unable to be used. Please destroy your old card. If you have automatic deductions from your... Read More

2016 Scholarship Program

Thank you for your interest in Credit Union of Denver’s 2016 Scholarship Program. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to succeed. Whether that is financially or perhaps achieving a degree in a field of choice at the local university. We have been awarding scholarships to our younger members for many years. This year is no different. Credit Union of Denver will be awarding four (4) $2,500 scholarships with our 2016 Scholarship Program. Each submitted application must be completed, signed and turned in prior to the deadline of April 15, 2016. Here are the instructions to... Read More

EMV Chip Process – Easy & Secure

Step 1 – Activate Upon receiving your EMV chip MasterCard Credit Card make sure to call the activation phone number, 800.527.7728, from your phone number that is on record with the Credit Union of Denver. Please destroy your old card once you have activated your new card. Step 2 – Setup your PIN You must setup your personalized PIN through PIN NOW. Call 888.886.0083 to initiate the system that will prompt you through the PIN selection process. Please choose a four digit PIN that only you will know. Be selective,... Read More

Safeguard Tips for Using an ATM*

*Information on this page was taken directly off We feature MasterCard® as our sole credit card provider. Your ATM with the MasterCard®/Maestro/Cirrus logos provides you with a fast and convenient way to get cash worldwide. Follow these tips when using your card in the U.S. or abroad. Getting Cash with Your ATM/Debit Card Be sure the ATM displays at least one of the following logos: MasterCard®/Maestro/Cirrus. Insert your card and select a language. Many ATMs offer a variety of languages, and English is always one option on MasterCard®/Maestro/Cirrus ATMs.... Read More

Planning for College Tuition

Few people question the value of a college education, but with college tuition’s rising faster than inflation, it can be a little overwhelming for a lot of families when they stop to think what the cost of higher education could be by the time their child enters that stage of their life. While the numbers can look scary, planning for college tuition can be more affordable than you might think. Keep in mind that, according to The College Board, most families don’t pay the full sticker price for college. Most... Read More

The Credit Union Difference

Did you know that consumers have ranked credit unions as Number 1 for service and customer satisfaction in the American Banker/Gallup poll every year since the poll began in 1983? That’s a worthy title, and one that shows that there truly is a difference between credit unions and banks. But most people don’t understand what this difference is, especially when from the outside it looks as if we are all offering the same basic products. However, every year consumers save $6.3 BILLION just by using a credit union instead of... Read More

SmartNews Update

Modern Young Man With Mobile Phone In The Street.
Smartnews Update! Credit Union of Denver sends out a quarterly newsletter. We keep the last two years worth of newsletters filed on our website for those that may have missed one of the issues. If you have any questions please let us know by calling 303.239.1150 or 800.279.3288.     2015 Winter 2015 Fall 2015 Summer 2015 Spring 2015 2014 Winter 2014 Fall 2014 Summer 2014 Spring 2014  

Mobile Banking – Stop | Snap | Deposit!

Credit Union of Denver believes that convenience is an important part of our service and product offering to our members. Mobile Banking lets you securely view and monitor your accounts from your internet-enabled smart phone or tablet. Our Mobile Deposit makes depositing checks easy breezy! Now simply take a photo of your deposit check and it will hit your account within 24-48 hours. No need to run around town, just use our mobile banking app! It allows you to receive account information via text messaging, find a CU Service Branch... Read More