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Show Your Support for the One for All Alaska Fund in September

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Sep 1, 2017 2:17:54 PM

In September, Credit Union 1 is excited to once more raise funds for our unique One for All Alaska Fund. All donations to this fund will go to the specific CU1 branch community of your choosing! This is our last One for All Alaska fundraising month of the year, and we’d like to gather an exceptional amount of support for our fellow Alaskans during this opportunity. Together, we can do it! 

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Topics: Giving Back

Give Alaskan Families the Gift of Reading Together

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Aug 1, 2017 8:47:50 AM

Did you know that there are more than 100,000 children living in poverty in Alaska who own zero books? Together, we can change that statistic and improve the future for Alaskan youth!

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Topics: Community

CU1 is Alaska's Most Social Credit Union

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jul 28, 2017 5:09:36 PM

Thanks for stopping by the CU1 Blog! We’re pretty enamored with Alaskans at Credit Union 1, which is why you’ll find us sharing loads of fun and informative info on our blog, FacebookTwitterYouTubeInstagram and more. If you don’t already follow us on those venues, take a moment today and join the conversation! You can even send us questions and comments via social media, as another helpful way to keep in touch with CU1.

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Topics: Community

How to Buy a Used Car

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jul 20, 2017 4:32:24 PM

As Alaskans, we ask a lot of our vehicles. They get us through the snow and ice of winter, the muck of spring – and when summer arrives, it’s time to tow toys! Is your current vehicle up to the challenge of your Alaskan lifestyle? If not, it may be time to upgrade your ride with a “new to you” purchase. Let’s talk about what to look for in a used vehicle, so you can be confident in the condition and cost of your purchase.

As you begin to car shop with the advice below, be sure to contact CU1 for a handy pre-approval. This will give you an accurate idea of your price range, and when you apply online, you could be approved in minutes!

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Topics: Loans, CU1 Owned Assets

Donate to Your Local Community via the One for All Alaska Fund

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jul 3, 2017 8:11:57 AM

In July, Credit Union 1 is raising funds to promote positive community change through our unique One for All Alaska Fund. What makes our fund so unique, you ask? All donations go to the specific CU1 branch community of your choosing! With thousands of Credit Union 1 members spread throughout Alaska, we know you value the opportunity to give back to the community you live in. 

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Topics: Giving Back

CU1 is Fundraising for the Children's Hospital at Providence

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jun 1, 2017 12:30:04 PM

Help make miracles!

This June, Credit Union 1 is raising funds for sick and injured children throughout Alaska. Help us show support for the Children’s Hospital at Providence and their efforts to make miracles happen! This local facility offers a family-centered care model that provides the highest quality health service in a family-friendly environment to reduce stress and involve parents in every step of care.

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Topics: Giving Back, Community

3 Clever Financial Tools to Streamline Your Life

Posted by Credit Union 1 on May 1, 2017 3:07:34 PM

As a Credit Union 1 member, you also have the elite title of being co-owner of our organization. We exist to serve you and your financial well-being, which is why we also love to hear and implement your feedback! Many CU1 members have shared ideas about the e-Services we offer, which is why we're excited to announce several recent updates.

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Topics: Budgeting, Account Management

Credit Union 1 is Raising Funds for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska

Posted by Credit Union 1 on May 1, 2017 11:55:22 AM


In May, Credit Union 1 is excited to host a month-long fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska. This local, youth-focused organization provides children who are facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. By donating to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska, you’ll help make a positive, long-lasting impact on an Alaskan child’s life!

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Topics: Giving Back, Community, Alaska

Credit Union 1 Named to The Financial Brand’s “Top 100 Credit Unions Using Social Media”

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Apr 21, 2017 3:47:57 PM

Credit Union 1 is proud to have been named to The Financial Brand’s lists of “Top 100 Credit Unions Using Social Media” for the first quarter of 2017! This list honors financial institutions that meet the following “Power 100” criteria, as determined by the industry renowned digital publication, The Financial Brand.

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Topics: Awards

Award Winning Leadership

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Apr 11, 2017 2:15:39 PM

Credit Union 1 is excited and honored to celebrate Chrissy Bell, our Senior Vice President of Communications and Culture, as a Top Forty Under 40 award recipient! This award, sponsored by the Alaska Journal of Commerce, recognizes the state’s top professionals who are younger than age 40 and have demonstrated professional excellence and a commitment to their community.

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Topics: Updates