Credit Union 1 Blog

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

3 Quick Tips to Raise Your Credit Score

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Oct 3, 2018 2:56:28 PM

Credit scores. You know you have one. You know it’s important-ish, right? But do you know how to unlock the great mystery of improving it? Raising your credit score can mean a mighty financial power -- and we’re talking the awesome, money-growing kind. Here are three easy steps to get there.

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Topics: Alaska, Credit

Why Your Credit Score Matters

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Oct 3, 2018 2:56:00 PM

 

Vegetables are good for you. Don’t touch electric fences. And hey, your credit score matters. All three of these statements are true, and you’ve likely heard them before. But when it comes to your credit score, does that warning feel a little vague? To help clear it up, here are three concrete ways that your credit score can impact your life (read: reasons you should care about it!).

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Topics: Alaska, Credit

How to Save Money with Your Credit Score

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Oct 3, 2018 2:55:33 PM

Earlier in our credit score series, we talked about why your credit score matters and how to raise it. Now once you’ve reached your credit score goal, how can you use it to your advantage?

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Topics: Alaska, Credit