Alaskan at Heart Blog

5 Ways to Get Ready for Boating Season in Alaska

Posted by Credit Union 1 on May 21, 2021 10:12:25 AM

Boating Season is just around the corner, here are some tips to get you out on the water! 

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Topics: Boat

Giving Tuesday: Reimagined for 2020

Posted by Tiarra Gustin on Dec 1, 2020 5:40:46 PM

Each year, Credit Union 1 employees across our state participate in "Giving Tuesday." Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving! It represents the opportunity for each one of us, worldwide, to help transform our communities -- and it's also one of my personal favorite days of the year. 

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Topics: Giving Back, Community

Tech Safety Tips for Happy Holidays

Posted by Mark Burgess on Nov 27, 2020 10:50:37 AM

As the holidays approach, we find ourselves in an old routine with new variables. There’s the familiar routine of family gatherings and holiday purchases, but with new variables that come with a global pandemic. Surveys show that over $700 billion dollars will be spent in the next few months on these holiday purchases, and over 60% of those purchases will happen online.

So, how do we keep ourselves and our money safe?

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Topics: Fraud, eServices, Security, Tech

3 (Scare) FREE Fraud-Fighting Tools

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Oct 29, 2020 9:01:53 AM

In times of crisis, fraudsters and scam artists may use new (and old!) tricks to try and treat themselves to your hard-earned cash. Don't fear! We have tools to help you prevent this from happening and monitoring resources that will alert you if something suspicious takes place.

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Topics: Fraud, COVID-19

Tips to Stay Safe from Scams

Posted by Aaron Hopkinson on Aug 11, 2020 1:41:43 PM

In times of crisis, fraudsters are in tune with opportunities to take advantage of people. Our current public health crisis is no exception. Learn tips to protect yourself from identity theft, financial loss and more! 

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Topics: Fraud, COVID-19

Navigating a New Budget

Posted by Jessica Gallagher on Jun 30, 2020 11:44:54 AM







Do your bills and budget feel out of balance lately? Let’s explore ways to get back on track. By optimizing how you spend and save money during uncertain times, you can put extra green in your pocket and feel protected from a rainy day.

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Topics: Budgeting, Loans, Account Management

The Ultimate Camping Checklist

Posted by Katie Schrooten on May 21, 2020 10:05:27 AM

As you prep your RV, camper or cabin cruiser for its maiden voyage, we have your Ultimate Packing Checklist ready (to make sure you don't arrive at your destination without TP or matches)

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CU1 eServices for Beginners

Posted by Jessica Gallagher on Mar 11, 2020 4:00:44 PM

Ready to enjoy "anytime" access to your CU1 account and save yourself an in-branch trip? When staying home is wise or necessary, eServices let you manage your money from anywhere with internet. If you're new to paperless options, you've found the perfect path to get started. 

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Topics: eServices

Life Changing LUV Stories

Posted by Jessica Gallagher 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 Jessica Gallagher 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