1/24 Update: Target recently announced that additional customer information was taken during the breach, which may include customer names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses. Please be assured that SMCU and VISA are both actively monitoring the activity on accounts to protect you from fraud. You will be contacted if we see any activity… (keep reading)
articles from 2013
Friday, December 20, 2013 / 6:40AM – Please be advised that all branches will be closed until 11:00 AM due to snow and icy road conditions. We apologize for any inconvenience. The weather is expected to improve throughout the day, but please check back for updates.
U.S. retailer Target announced that between November 27 and December 15, 2013, a network intrusion may have exposed approximately 40 million debit and credit card accounts. Target has “identified and resolved the issue,” and is working with law enforcement to determine the cause and impact of the breach. At this time, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union… (keep reading)
The holidays are a time for families to get together, but if you don’t live near your family, it can be expensive to visit them. Instead of being discouraged, try being resourceful with these five tips to lower sky-high travel prices to financially feasible levels. Be Flexible with Travel Dates: Quite often your first-choice travel… (keep reading)
Great News! We have created an updated site that will provide you with quick and easy-to-use features to access your credit card information. In order to take advantage of these changes, you will need to register the first time you access the new site. It’s easy! Just log into Online Banking and click VISA from the menu at… (keep reading)
To help give back this holiday season, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union will be collecting donations for Wellspring’s annual toy drive. Drop off your donation through December 19th, 2013 at any SMCU branch location. What should I donate? New clothes, all sizes from infant to teen Gift cards (Target, Safeway, Fred Meyer, etc.) New, unwrapped toys… (keep reading)
Over the last four weeks, you nominated more than 30 non-profit organizations to be our 2014 Feel Good Checking partners. SMCU reviewed each one of these amazing organizations and narrowed it down to a list of 21 finalists, including our 2013 partners who were up for re-election. The finalists went before a public vote to… (keep reading)