Alaskan at Heart Blog

5 Unique Things In Alaska You Can Do By Boat

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Jun 7, 2022 2:30:00 PM

Alaska is one of the most beautiful places on earth and one of the best ways to engage with this scenery is by boat! We have wide open waters, winding rivers and loads of lakes for recreation. 

Take a look at the amazing Alaskan sights you could explore anytime, from the helm of your very own vessel:   

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Topics: Boating, Boat

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

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

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 night of mosquito-filled, chilly-yet-gorgeous Alaskan tent camping, 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?

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Topics: 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, Trending

Get Your Car Ready For Summer in Alaska

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Aug 9, 2018 10:57:35 AM
With tourist season in full swing, our Alaskan roads are full to the brim with RVs, boat trailers and other adventurers off to make amazing memories across our state. Before you start exploring make sure you have all the essentials to start your road trip. Here’s your handy checklist to help prepare your vehicle before cruising off into the great outdoors.
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Topics: auto loans

5 Ways to Shrink School Expenses

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Feb 1, 2018 12:38:53 PM

Lifelong learners, we salute you! We know that pursuing higher education is no easy task, and it can be even more intimidating on a limited budget.  However, you’re already a smart cookie for valuing education (high fives, BTW). Let’s work together to figure out the funding aspect with a few universal tips to shrink those school expenses:

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Topics: Community, Loans, Back to School