articles from January 2011

Reel Grrls

January 31st, 2011

Reel Grrls Video Production Scholarships

Video production scholarships for teen girls – available now. SMCU is a proud sponsor of Reel Grrls  – Seattle’s award-winning video program for teens.  Through this partnership, SMCU is offering five scholarships for young women who want to participate in the next Reel Grrls program called “Lights, Cameras, Reel Grrls” starting February 19th, 2011. Program… (keep reading)


January 31st, 2011

New Security Enhancements

Trouble Logging In? (Click Here) The Three Security Questions At Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, your online security has always been a top priority. Along with many other financial institutions, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union implemented Enhanced Login Security, the three security questions you set up to give you extra protection beyond your username and password. One-time… (keep reading)


January 21st, 2011

FDIC Issues Special Alert on Deposit-Insurance Email Scam

The FDIC has issued a special alert to warn consumers about an email scam that uses the alleged suspension of consumers’ deposit insurance coverage as a ploy to obtain personal information. The e-mail — purportedly from the FDIC — informs recipients that “in cooperation with the Department of Homeland Security, federal, state and local governments,”… (keep reading)


January 18th, 2011

Pay It Forward Member Referral EXTENDED

At SMCU, becoming a member comes with rewards. Members receive low rates on loans for everything from cars to floating homes, high dividend rates on products like our Feel Good CheckingTM account, and an actual say in how your financial institution operates. Give the gift of membership to your friends, family and co-workers. Click the… (keep reading)


January 12th, 2011

Credit Union Open for Business

UPDATE: Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union will open at the normal time today, Wednesday, January 12.

Bob Harvey

January 1st, 2011

SMCU President and CEO Bob Harvey to Retire

After almost 19 years at the helm of Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union and 40 years in the banking world, SMCU President and CEO Bob Harvey announces his retirement, effective April 1, 2011. Mr. Harvey is only the third CEO in the 77-year history of Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union and has seen a world of change… (keep reading)