articles from March 2012


March 29th, 2012

Five Great Reasons To Use eStatements. Plus, Win a Year of Netflix.

April is Green Month at SMCU, a time to point out some of the things you can do to go a bit easier on the planet. One of the ways to cut down your environmental impact is to sign up for eStatements. If you aren’t already using eStatements, here are five great reasons to sign… (keep reading)

Shred Day

March 16th, 2012

Shred Day Returns Saturday, April 21

One of our members’ favorite events is coming back to Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union. On Saturday, April 21, SMCU presents Shred Day at the Lynnwood, Georgetown, Southcenter, and Kirkland branches. Between 10am and 2pm, representatives from Shred-It will be standing by at all four locations with shredding trucks. Anyone who has sensitive information to get… (keep reading)

Picture of a young couple worrying over their bills

March 14th, 2012

Take Control of your Budget with a Free Tool from SMCU

Do you find yourself anxiously awaiting your next paycheck, worried that it may not be enough to cover your bills? Most of us know that we should be spending less than we earn, but putting that plan into action can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, SMCU has some free tools that can help. We’ve partnered with BALANCE,… (keep reading)


March 12th, 2012

Four More Reasons to Choose an SMCU VISA with CU Rewards

SMCU’s VISA® credit card is a great deal compared to other credit cards. It offers lower rates and fewer fees than cards issued by national credit-card companies. SMCU’s credit card also comes with a great no-charge rewards system, CU Rewards®. For every dollar you charge to your SMCU credit card you get one CU Rewards… (keep reading)


March 5th, 2012

UPDATE: Online Banking Maintenance on Sunday, 3/11

UPDATE [March 11 12:26 p.m.] – There will be one more period of downtime from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Pacific Time. There will be another post if work is completed ahead of schedule. ——- UPDATE [March 10 8:05 p.m.] – Our system update is taking longer than expected. Work should be complete by 3:00… (keep reading)

Washington Business Week

March 2nd, 2012

SMCU Sponsors Exciting Volunteer Opportunity

SMCU’s Feel Good Checking® partner, Washington Business Week, is looking for volunteers to be Company Advisors (CAs) for their fun and rewarding summer programs. This year SMCU will once again be sponsoring registration and on-campus lodging for one lucky CA volunteer mentor. What is Washington Business Week? Washington Business Week provides week-long opportunities for high… (keep reading)