articles from May 2009


May 14th, 2009

Pay It Forward: A Growing Phenomenon

Who could forget the amazing Pay It Forward event held at Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union’s downtown headquarters in October of ’08? We asked Seattleites, “What if we gave you $10? What would you do for someone else?” We videotaped people’s answers (the videos are here) and handed out ten dollar bills. The response was overwhelming… (keep reading)


May 1st, 2009

Supporting Credit Unions Around the World

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is a proud supporter of of the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU). The WOCCU represents credit unions around the world that leverage their cooperative power to give working poor families a safe place to save and borrow. Supporter contributions provide much needed relief to credit unions and their members after… (keep reading)