Alaskan at Heart Blog

Guide to Understand Your Credit Score

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Dec 1, 2022 6:39:50 AM

Let’s talk about credit, more specifically your credit score. We all know about credit, but do we truly know what factors determine our score or how to build healthy credit?

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Topics: Debt Management, Credit, eServices

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Dec 1, 2022 5:15:42 AM

At Credit Union 1, our founding philosophy of “people helping people” translates to financial services that are accessible to individuals without discrimination. Diversity, equality and inclusion are at the heart of our purpose, and we’re proud to promote these values in everything we do.

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Topics: Culture

39 Places in Alaska That Will Give You Free Stuff on Your Birthday

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Dec 1, 2022 5:01:53 AM

Alaskans love to celebrate. Whether it’s a traditional holiday or our unique attention to the summer solstice, we don’t miss a chance to throw a party! Birthdays are a fabulous thing, especially for Alaskans who do two (among many) things very well:

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Topics: Financial Fitness, Savings, Budgeting, Trending, Spending

Get Your Vehicle Road Trip Ready

Posted by Credit Union 1 on Aug 5, 2022 9:13:23 PM

With tourist season in full swing, our Alaska roads are full to the brim with RVs, boat trailers and other adventurers off to make amazing memories before the season ends. Here's a handy checklist to prepare your vehicle with all the essentials to begin your road trip.

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Topics: auto loans

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

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