articles from June 2010


June 28th, 2010

Where Is My Debit-Card Transaction?

One of the great things about using a debit card is that you can use it in many places where you would normally write a check without having to actually write a check. The funds are verified in your account immediately, so you don’t have to worry about whether the transaction will go through. Sometimes,… (keep reading)


June 21st, 2010

Don’t Lose Your Safety Net

Have you ever been at the grocery store about to swipe your debit card, when you broke out in a panic, wondering if you had enough in your checking account to cover your purchase? Did you breathe a quiet sigh of relief as the transaction went through and you went on your way? Did you… (keep reading)


June 14th, 2010

Is Your Teen Ready For A Car?

Graduation season is here and so are the never-ending pleas from teens to have their own car. Summer is a great time to be young and mobile, but how do you decide whether your teen is ready? Here are a few things to consider before making a decision. What kind of driver will your teen… (keep reading)


June 7th, 2010

Protect Your Car and Your Wallet

Almost everyone has experienced the stress that unplanned car repairs can cause. Auto repairs are expensive, wreak havoc on your time and budget and leave you feeling anxious and confused.  While it may never be possible to prevent repairs from being necessary, you can make the repair process less frustrating and much less expensive by… (keep reading)

New services. New website.

June 3rd, 2010

New Services and New Website!

Principle #3 says rates and fees should benefit our members. You can see this principle in practice in all of Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union’s policies and operational decisions. SMCU is working hard to bring substantial improvements to our online services, while keeping expenses as low as possible to ensure continued stability. Before we could add… (keep reading)