articles from April 2013

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April 29th, 2013

Kirkland Parking Garage Closed on 5/6

The Kirkland Branch parking garage will be closed on Monday, May 6 for cleaning. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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April 18th, 2013

We’d Love to Hear from You!

SMCU is present on several social media channels where we demonstrate the 7 Cooperative Principles. We provide financial education, show support for fellow co-ops and causes in the Seattle area, and share information about anything from current promotions to community events. We also like to keep in touch with all of our members. Join us… (keep reading)

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April 17th, 2013

Mortgage Empowerment Seminar: Knowledge for Informed Decisions

It’s no surprise that Spring is home-buying season. The sun is shining, lawns are vibrantly green and freshly mowed, and a light breeze carries the scent of flowers in full bloom. It’s almost too easy to imagine moving new furniture into the home you’re viewing, painting your kids’ rooms, barbecuing on the back patio, and… (keep reading)

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April 17th, 2013

Total Reclaim: A Solution to e-Waste

You wake up on Monday morning to the persistent beeping of your phone alarm. You hit snooze a few times, then check your Facebook notifications before getting ready for the day. During your morning commute on the bus, you listen to music on your iPod while reading on your Kindle. When you get to work,… (keep reading)

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April 17th, 2013

The Evolution of Miles Per Gallon

Ten or twenty years ago, what did you think transportation in the year 2013 would be like? We might not have flying cars or teleportation devices, but we do have high-tech, fuel-efficient vehicles to help keep our Pacific Northwest air fresh and clean. Some of the most popular hybrid-electric cars released this year reach up… (keep reading)

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April 15th, 2013

Switch to eStatements and You Could Win a Year of Netflix

April is Green Month at SMCU, and we’re encouraging all of our members to cut down on environmental impact. It goes without saying that eStatements are more environmentally friendly than paper statements. No trees, no electricity-heavy paper production processes, and no discarded statements mistakenly placed in the trash (or even recycled, which uses electricity). The… (keep reading)