Cooperative Spirit Among Credit Unions in Southern Colorado

Pueblo Area Chapter of Credit Unions Celebrate Annual Meeting – March 2023 Pueblo, CO– The Pueblo Area Chapter of Credit Unions, comprised of eight unique and local Credit Unions, celebrated their Chapter Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 16th.  Leslie Shepard, Chapter President and representative from SunWest Credit Union, greeted the group of more than 50 […]

Strength with Minnequa Works Credit Union

We are a healthy, strong, safe, local and focused Credit Union that is here to serve you as our Member for many years to come. Recently, in the news and scrolling through social media, there have been a lot of stories related to Silicon Valley Bank and other similar situations. We realize that many of […]

Minnequa Works Joins in Positive Impact to Colorado Economy

As your credit union, our first priority is your financial wellness. Since the beginning, credit unions have been accountable to their members, working to enrich and empower those who come to us for services. As a cooperative, not-for-profit organizations, credit unions return earnings to you—our members—in the form of lower fees and better interest rates, […]

Tax Returns: Everything You Need to Know in 7 Steps

Tax returns are an essential part of every individual’s financial life. It is the process of submitting information about your income, deductions, and credits to the government to calculate the amount of taxes owed or refund due. Here is a step-by-step guide to help you understand the tax return process: Before you start preparing your […]

Top 5 Savings Tips

Top 5 Savings Tips

We have put together our Top 5 Tips to help you save! Often, it may seem like a challenge to get savings started, especially with rising costs everywhere we turn. In an effort to help make savings easier, here are the Top 5 Savings Tips from Minnequa Works Credit Union: Tip #1 – Save Tax […]

Can’t Buy Me Love: Romantic Gifts That Won’t Break The Bank

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Whether you’re a fan of Valentine’s Day or not, chances are there has been a time when you wanted to get your sweetie a little something sweet. However, flowers can be expensive, and just because something costs a lot of money doesn’t mean it comes from the heart. According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), […]

Don’t Let a Romance Scam Break Your Heart

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It may feel like the “Season for Love” this time of year, but we want you to beware of scammers who are trying to weave in fraud to break your heart!  In a recent article published by the Federal Trade Commission, people have reported “losing a staggering $1.3 billion to romance scams” in the past […]

Financial First: Making Your First Budget Plan


How many times do we set a New Year’s Resolution with the full intention to stick to it only to have it flop a month into the year? This year, we’re starting strong and planning to be financially savvy all of 2023. And one of the first steps to a financially successful year is to […]

A Date with Debt

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Are those first-date butterfly jitters or heartburn over-picking up the check? If it’s the latter, you’re not alone. In fact, a recent survey from Lendingtree noted that “22% of millennials (ages 26 to 41) and 19% of Gen Zers (ages 18 to 25) have gone into debt from what they’ve spent on dating.” There are […]

Improving Your Credit Score in 3 Steps

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The words “credit score” often come with a headache, especially when you’re trying to figure out how to improve yours. That’s why we’re laying out three of the best ways to rebuild or improve your credit score and set yourself up for success. While rebuilding your credit takes time, these steps will help you on […]