articles from April 2012

Feet First - Promoting Walkable Communities

April 5th, 2012

Going Green with Feet First

SMCU partners with local businesses to offer financial services as a benefit to their employees. It’s free, and these Select Employer Groups (SEGs) receive exclusive promotions, educational workshops and personalized visits from SMCU’s Business Development Specialists. SMCU’s newest SEG, Feet First, is Washington’s only non-profit that works to ensure that all communities throughout the state… (keep reading)

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April 5th, 2012

Who Needs Life Insurance?

Young Adults As you might imagine, parents of minor children are at the top of the list of those who probably need life insurance. If one “breadwinner” were to pass away, life insurance payments could make it possible for the survivor to maintain the family’s quality of life, send the children to college, and continue… (keep reading)

SMCU's 2012 Scholarship Program

April 5th, 2012

Ten Top Students Honored with $2K Scholarships

This year, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union awarded ten $2000 scholarships to member-applicants seeking higher education. SMCU’s scholarship program honors our founder, Tony Marino, and his commitment and many contributions to his credit union and community. This year, each scholarship was awarded to students who demonstrate a similar commitment in the areas of academic standing, financial… (keep reading)

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April 2nd, 2012

Apply and Sign Online with Docusign. Save Money and the Planet.

Save Money Buying a new car? Before you go shopping, stop by smcu.com to save thousands of dollars. When people finance a car at the dealership, they often only look at the monthly payment without considering all of the interest they’ll pay over the life of the loan. These shoppers could save thousands of dollars… (keep reading)

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April 2nd, 2012

Meet One of Our Owners – Lynne Edwards

Lynne Edwards, a Seattle Metropolitan member of 23 years, recently became our first member-owner to purchase a vehicle through Autoland, SMCU’s new in-house auto buying service.  Autoland provides Seattle Metropolitan members a unique, convenient, and economical way to purchase a new or used automobile without the hassle of going to and negotiating with a dealership.… (keep reading)