Alaskan@Heart

Life Changing LUV Stories

Posted by Jess G. on Feb 12, 2020 12:01:16 PM

Ahhh, LUV is in the air. At Credit Union 1, we skip the chocolates and flowers on Valentine's Day (although that'd be cool too), and instead we celebrate the ways we make our members smile, improve their finances, impact the local community and enhance the quality of life for our much-loved fellow Alaskans.

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Topics: Savings, Debt Management, Credit Cards

5 Financial Tips for 2020

Posted by Jess G. on Jan 7, 2020 5:56:10 PM

Happy 2020, Alaska! Together, we're embracing a brand new year of possibilities. Start your new year right with a few tips and tricks to improve your finances in 2020, and make more of those awesome possibilities a reality.

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Topics: Savings, Debt Management, Credit Cards

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Posted by the CU1 Marketing Team on Nov 20, 2019 1:52:42 PM

With so many food-filled holidays coming up, we recently shared recipes for financial success with our CU1 email subscribers. If you missed out, here are the key ingredients! The cooking analogies were ripe (overripe?), but we don’t want to leave you without some REAL food to fill up on as well.

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How to Choose the Right RV or Camper

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jul 16, 2019 1:13:36 PM

If you’ve ever enjoyed a blissful night of chilly-yet-gorgeous Alaskan tent camping (mosquitos and all), the thought of owning an RV or camper has likely crossed your mind. Wouldn’t it be nice to get out and explore more of Alaska (and everywhere else) from the comfort of your own traveling home? ♪ Let’s go cruisin’ together! ♪

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Topics: Alaska, Loans, How To

5 Must-See Sights in Alaska

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jun 26, 2019 12:05:31 PM

Alaska is one of the most rugged and beautiful places on earth – and one of the best ways to appreciate the scenery is by BOAT! We have wide open waters, winding rivers and loads of lakes for recreation. Ready to dip your toes into boat ownership? Take a look at the amazing Alaskan sights you could explore anytime, from the helm of your very own vessel. It’s time to 🎵 set out on the sea for adventure! 🎵

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Topics: Community, Alaska, Trending

Your 2019 Alaskan Festivals Guide

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jun 11, 2019 7:00:00 AM

🎵 Summer days are drifting away, 🎵 and your Alaskan weekends are a beautiful, blank slate of possibility. Looking for festivals and fun to fill them up? Bookmark this blog, pick your #AKRoadTrip tunes, grab a cooler and go!

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Topics: Alaska, auto loans

CU1 is Fundraising for Earthquake Relief

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Dec 12, 2018 11:52:41 AM

Families and homes from Anchorage to the Mat-Su Valley are in need of your help to recover from recent earthquake damage. To share #CU1LUV and help meet this urgent need in our communities, Credit Union 1 is raising funds for earthquake relief!

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Topics: Community, Alaska

Credit Union 1 Donates $20,000 to #GivingTuesday

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Nov 26, 2018 4:14:34 PM

 

Check out the following press release that announces Credit Union 1’s 2018 #GivingTuesday plans! Our employees will be distributing gifts, delivering donations and committing “random acts of kindness” throughout our state on November 27, 2018 – all to celebrate the spirit of giving and #CU1LUV with our fellow Alaskans.

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Topics: Community, Alaska

Feeding Hungry Families

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Nov 1, 2018 3:27:44 PM

 

Throughout November, in tandem with #CU1LUV Month, Credit Union 1 will be raising funds for the Food Bank of Alaska. This local organization helps provide healthy meals for families in need throughout our state! Since 1979, they have been securing donated food for nonprofit agencies to distribute to hungry Alaskans. By donating to the Food Bank of Alaska, you’ll help positively impact the fight against hunger right here in our state. Talk about sharing the #CU1LUV!

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Topics: Community, Alaska

A Guide to Understanding Your Credit Score

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Oct 3, 2018 3:13:40 PM

In many ways, your credit score is like a Polaroid of your financial past. For lenders and many other businesses, this score serves as a snapshot that helps them understand your financial history! This understanding can have a huge impact on your financial future -- which is why caring for your credit score is so important. Whether you're new to the concept of credit scores or trying to turn a new page, below you'll find a guide to boost, maintain and leverage the power of your score. 

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Topics: Alaska, Credit