articles from October 2012

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October 15th, 2012

Celebrate International Credit Union Day with SMCU

SMCU is excited to celebrate International Credit Union Day! Stop by any of our seven branches on Thursday, October 18, to celebrate with us and enjoy refreshments while we take care of your banking needs. The Origin of Credit Unions The first financial cooperatives were formed in England and Germany in the 1850s. When times… (keep reading)


October 15th, 2012

E-Scam Warning: Malware Targeting Mobile Devices

If you have an Android device, be aware of various malware that are designed to steal information, such as your phone number, contact details from your address book, and other personal information right from your device. The latest known versions of this type of malware are unknowingly downloaded onto mobile devices when users open links… (keep reading)


October 9th, 2012

5 Ways to Be More Green

Seattle was voted “3rd Greenest City” in the US this year.  While we should be proud of our achievement, there’s still room for improvement. We all made the switch to reusable bags when the plastic bag ban went into effect, and now it’s time to take it a few steps further. Here are 5 ways… (keep reading)