articles from June 2012


June 28th, 2012

2012 is the International Year of Cooperatives

The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2012 the International Year of Co-operatives. The theme, “Cooperative Enterprises Build a Better World,” highlights the fact that cooperatives benefit their communities through socio-economic development, leading to poverty reduction, employment generation, and social integration. The UN has three major goals for International Year of Cooperatives: Increase awareness of… (keep reading)


June 27th, 2012

Meet One of Our Owners – Patrick & Patricia Bennett

Patrick & Patricia Bennett. Patrick Bennett Photo | Motion in business since 1985 Patrick and Patricia Bennett have been SMCU members since 1997. Patrick’s photography business, Patrick Bennett Photo | Motion, also happens to be one of our Select Employer Groups. Their daughter Nadine is also a member. We had the opportunity to sit down… (keep reading)

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June 8th, 2012

Online Banking Upgrade 6/27

  Better visibility, better control, better decision-making. At Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, we’re always striving to improve our services and offer top tier financial products for our members. That’s why, on June 27th, SMCU’s Online Banking is being redesigned and upgraded to provide Online Banking users the most up-to-date Online Banking experience. The new Online… (keep reading)


June 1st, 2012

Kirkland Branch Grand Opening

Join SMCU on Saturday, June 2, 2012 to celebrate the opening of our brand new branch in Downtown Kirkland at 365 Kirkland Avenue. From 10am to 2pm SMCU will be serving free coffee and pastries from our new neighbors at St. James Espresso.