articles from November 2011


November 30th, 2011

Alert: Online Banking Maintenance on 12/17

We will perform maintenance on Saturday, December 17, from 9:30 p.m. until 1:30 a.m. (Pacific Time). Online Banking will be unavailable during this time. Thank you for your understanding.


November 23rd, 2011

Holiday Shopping Alert

As the holiday season approaches, it is important to be aware of potential scams. Con artists are working hard to get their hands on your member’s money as well as personal and financial information. To help reduce the risk and protect credit union members, we offer a list of potential scams along with tips for… (keep reading)


November 22nd, 2011

Alert: Text Message Banking Maintenance 11/29

We will conduct maintenance to our notification services on Tuesday, November 29, from 9 p.m. to midnight PT. During portions of the activity, we will be unable to deliver one-time passcodes or respond to requests from our Text Message Banking service. If you are unable to login or use Text Message Banking, please try again… (keep reading)


November 16th, 2011

Meet our new Feel Good Checking Partners

When SMCU sent out the word that we were looking for local non-profit groups as potential Feel Good Checking® partners, we got a response that far exceeded our expectations – over 100 nominations!  SMCU reviewed each one of those suggestions and created a list of 12 finalists in 4 categories. The finalists went before a… (keep reading)


November 9th, 2011

Checking 4 Change – Vote Now to Choose our Next Feel Good Checking® Partners

Go here to Vote! Over the past three weeks, you have nominated more than 100 amazing local non-profits. After a grueling process of reviewing all of these incredible organizations, we have chosen 12 finalists to be in the running to become one of SMCU’s four new Feel Good Checking® partners. To choose the finalists, we… (keep reading)


November 9th, 2011 is back online

For several hours on Wednesday, November 9, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union’s website,, was offline. The service interruption affected the main website, SMCU’s Online Banking and Text Banking, but did not affect SMCU’s main transactional system. Recurring transactions, such as Bill Pay, and ATM and Debit card transactions were also not affected. At no time… (keep reading)


November 9th, 2011 is Temporarily Unavailable

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union’s website ( is temporarily unavailable. We are working on this issue and will notify you when it is resolved. We apologize for any inconvenience.