articles from April 2011

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April 26th, 2011

Scheduled Maintenance to Online Banking

SMCU will be performing routine system maintenance between 10pm, Tuesday, April 26, and 8am, Wednesday, April 27. As a result, Online Banking, Mobile and Text Banking, Telephone Banking and Shared Branching will be unavailable during that time. ATM banking will not be affected. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

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April 21st, 2011

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

When you realize your wallet or purse is missing, it can be difficult to figure out what to do next. Here are some steps to take to prevent any long-term damage to your accounts and credit reports. Within 24 Hours… Close Your Credit and Debit Cards Call SMCU and your other credit card companies as… (keep reading)

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April 20th, 2011

Scheduled Maintenance to Online Banking

SMCU will be performing routine system maintenance between 10pm, Saturday, April 23, and 8am, Sunday, April 24. As a result, Online Banking, Mobile and Text Banking, Telephone Banking and Shared Branching will be unavailable during that time. ATM banking will not be affected. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience and… (keep reading)

SMCU 2011 Member Referral Hero

April 19th, 2011

2011 Member Referral Hero

During the recently-completed Member Referral promotion more than 200 members referred their friends and families to join Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union. As a reward, both the referring member and new member received $20 deposited into their SMCU account. As an additional bonus, SMCU sought out the member who referred the most new members to receive… (keep reading)

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April 8th, 2011

Don’t Fall for “Your Card Has Been Suspended!” Email

SMCU has been made aware of another phishing email making the rounds. This one purports to be from ‘verifed by visa’ and claims that a user’s VISA® or MasterCard account has been suspended. The email states that only by clicking a link in the email to “verify your identity” can your account service be continued… (keep reading)

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April 7th, 2011

Free Shred Day: April 23rd, 10am to 2pm

It’s back again, by popular demand. SMCU is celebrating Earth Day 2011 with a free Shred Day for members. This year we’ll be shredding at FIVE of our branch locations! What can I shred? If you have a box of sensitive documents you’ve been meaning to throw away, or a file cabinet full of paperwork… (keep reading)

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April 7th, 2011

SMCU Celebrates Earth Day with Cooperation

Of all the Cooperative Principles, perhaps the most unusual and inspiring is Principle #6, Cooperation Among Cooperatives. When co-ops join forces, we accomplish some amazing things. What better time to celebrate cooperation for the greater good than on Earth Day!

On Saturday, April 23, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, Verity Credit Union and Seattle REI will partner with the Student Conservation Association, UW Botanic Gardens and Seattle Parks and Recreation for a day of fun restoration projects at the Washington Park Arboretum.

Free one-of-a-kind event t-shirts for the first 50 SMCU members!!(keep reading)