articles from November 2012

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November 15th, 2012

How Credit Union Members Can Access Their Money During Emergencies

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, millions of people are left without homes, vehicles, electricity, and more. In addition, many businesses are unable to operate, including financial institutions, which leaves people in need unable to access their funds. Although hurricanes rarely reach the Pacific Northwest, we have our fair share of disasters, including earthquakes and… (keep reading)

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November 13th, 2012

Meet our 2013 Feel Good Checking Partners!

For the last four weeks, we’ve been on the hunt for our 2013 Feel Good Checking partners. More than 50 non-profit organizations were nominated by members of our community. SMCU reviewed each one of the nominees and created a list of 21 finalists, who went before a public vote to determine the winners. In each… (keep reading)


November 9th, 2012

Save Time by Changing Your Online Banking Login Before the 11/27 Upgrade

The Online Banking Upgrade is coming on November 27, which will require you to update your login information if it doesn’t already meet the new security standards. Starting Wednesday, November 14, a popup will remind you to update your login information when you log into Online Banking. You can update your information when you see… (keep reading)

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November 8th, 2012

Which Tier Are You? Get Cash for Referring New Members

When you refer new members to SMCU, you help your co-op grow. That’s important because, as it grows, the co-op is able to offer you improved products and services while still keeping costs low. By telling your friends and family about SMCU’s free checking accounts and low-cost auto loans, you are passing the benefits of… (keep reading)


November 6th, 2012

Online Banking Down 11/6

SMCU’s Online Banking is currently down.  We are working on it with our technology providers and will let you know when the issue has been resolved. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.

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November 1st, 2012

CHECKING FOR CHANGE: Vote now for our 2013 Feel Good Checking partners! (Voting ends November 7th)

Over the past few weeks, you have nominated more than 50 amazing local non-profits. After reviewing all of these incredible organizations, we have chosen 21 finalists, including our current partners who are up for re-election, to be in the running to become one of SMCU’s seven 2013 Feel Good Checking® partners. To choose the finalists, we… (keep reading)