Feeling a bit of cabin fever as winter settles in? While some Alaskans come alive once the first snowflakes fall, many of us get caught in an indoor routine that can leave you dreaming of a warm and tropical get-away. Lots of folks solve this predicament by flying out of state mid-winter, but if “warm and tropical” just isn’t in your budget this year, there’s plenty to do right here in the last frontier!
Raise your hand if New Year’s resolutions are on your mind this month! Some of the most common (and beneficial) resolutions you’ll encounter have to do with physical health and financial well-being. While both these topics can be extremely valuable to your year ahead, they can also be uniquely challenging. Luckily, CU1 is here to help! Check out these five positive money habits that will help pave the way to a fun and successful 2018.
Welcome to 2018, Alaska! Credit Union 1 is gearing up for a big year ahead, and a big part of this plan is to share even more heart-warming, life-changing #CU1LUV across our state. You’ll see us volunteering in your local communities, raising funds in our branches, and asking you directly about the ways we can help improve your life.
Credit Union 1 is excited to share its second spotlight on KTUU’s MomsEveryday show! This time, our very own Fraud Specialist Angela Howard and Accounting Manager Rebecca Sparks star in an interview about cybersecurity and ways to protect yourself from fraud. With so many data breaches in recent news, it’s important to know what fraud prevention resources are available to you and how you can be proactive. Credit Union 1 has tons of tips for free and easy ways to ensure your private information is protected!
With the holiday season in full swing, your budget may be feeling the strain of extra gift-buying, grocery shopping and even utility costs. Unfortunately, those light-up reindeer on your rooftop don’t run on magic! To help you keep the holiday spirit alive without stressing about that bottom line, CU1 has handy tips and tricks to protect your debt load and overall financial well-being during the biggest spending period of the year. Make use of the info below, so you can kick back with a glass of eggnog and truly enjoy this special time of year!
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Throughout the month of December, Credit Union 1 is celebrating the giving spirit with a fundraiser to help make the holidays extra special for Alaskans in need. On the heels of #GivingTuesday, during which CU1 gave over $19,000 to our communities via donations and acts of kindness, we’re inviting YOU to share in the giving spirit as well with a donation to the One for All Alaska Fund. All donations to this fund will go to the specific CU1 branch community of your choosing!
CU1 is happy to announce our fourth annual celebration of #GivingTuesday in Alaska! Today, our employees will be taking to the streets to give over $19,000 in donations and acts of kindness throughout our state.
Check out Credit Union 1 in the spotlight on KTUU’s MomsEveryday show! Our very own John Moceri, Consumer Loans Assistant Manager, stars in this interview about how to budget for a new vehicle. With snow on the ground, winter-ready vehicles are on a lot of peoples’ minds. We have tons of great advice to help your family enjoy an affordable new purchase, while preparing for a safe winter season!
The Food Bank of Alaska is a local organization that 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!
Happy International Credit Union Day, Alaska! It’s our favorite time of year again, when credit unions around the world celebrate our unique “people helping people” purpose. This year’s ICU Day theme is “Dreams Thrive Here” – which is a pretty great differentiator that makes your local credit union a special place to be. Unlike banks, which serve customers and pass along income to select stockholders, credit unions exist to serve our member-owners. We’re not-for-profit, and everything we do is to better support YOU!