articles from 2009


December 7th, 2009

FREE Financial Seminars!

Interested in a free financial seminar at a branch or your place of employment? We want to hear from you! Please take our brief survey. Update: This survey is closed. Thank you for your feedback!


September 14th, 2009

Operation: Cooperation & 2009 Cooperative Spirit Awards

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is proud to announce the official launch of “Operation : Cooperation”, a project that recognizes groups of all sizes in Washington State who exemplify the Cooperative Spirit by coming together, sharing a resource and making good things happen. Groups are asked to submit a creative project that explains the work they… (keep reading)


September 9th, 2009

Ask the CEO!

Principle #2 says that our member-owners should call the shots. Let your credit union know what’s on your mind. If you could ask our CEO one question, what would it be? Please leave your question in the comment space below. SMCU’s CEO, Bob Harvey, will answer questions in our next Member Source newsletter.


August 22nd, 2009

Healthy Parks Healthy You 2009

As a partner of the City of Seattle we take part in as many of their events as we are able to. We were proud to be the only Financial Institution in attendance at the Seattle Parks & Recreation second annual “Healthy Parks Healthy You” event on Saturday, August 22nd. The weather was perfect, the… (keep reading)


August 21st, 2009

SMCU at the NW Hospital Music Fest

From August 3 through August 7, SMCU participated in Northwest Hospital’s Music Fest 2009. We have partnered with Northwest Hospital for more than 20 years and enjoy participating in fun events like this one.


August 3rd, 2009

Meet Our Newest Partner, Amara

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is proud to announce a new partner to our Feel Good Checking community giving program. Amara is a Seattle-based nonprofit agency that is making a huge difference in the lives of Seattle families. Founded in 1921, Amara connects children in need of stable homes with parents who provide a loving family… (keep reading)


July 28th, 2009

Have you (intentionally left bank) yet?

Three simple words, (intentionally left bank), have become more than just a statement; they’ve become a values-driven movement. We asked for your stories, your experiences, your frustrations – whatever it took to make you leave. We wanted to hear about it. The response has been truly overwhelming! Here’s what people are saying Because I’m a… (keep reading)