articles from July 2013


July 26th, 2013

Join SMCU at KEXP’s Concerts at the Mural

Join SMCU at Concerts at the Mural, a series of free concerts at the Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheatre. Stop by our table for a chance to win a $100 coffee gift card and to get other cool prizes while supplies last.


July 18th, 2013

SMCU Presents “Keep Your Coffee”

When the big banks talk about saving money, what is the first thing they tell you? Stop buying coffee and stash that money away. While that’s not terrible advice, this is Seattle; coffee is in our blood. Cutting out your daily latte is a big sacrifice and a really hard way to save over the… (keep reading)


July 18th, 2013

What is Phishing and How Can You Avoid It?

Phishing, one of the most popular scamming techniques, takes place when people pretend to be from well-known companies, organizations, or government agencies and trick you into giving them personal information, such as your Social Security number or financial account information. This video illustrates several different scenarios phishing scammers use to obtain your information: How to… (keep reading)

SMCU's 2012 Scholarship Program

July 18th, 2013

Congratulations to our 2013 Scholarship Winners!

Each year, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union awards ten $2,000 scholarships to member-applicants seeking higher education. SMCU’s scholarship program honors our founder, Tony Marino and his many contributions to his credit union and community. This year, the scholarships were awarded to students who demonstrate similar commitments in the areas of academic standing, extracurricular activities, and/or employment… (keep reading)


July 16th, 2013

Construction Near Downtown Branch

Traffic flow in and out of the parking garage at SMCU’s Downtown Branch might be impacted from July 17 through August 14 by construction at the intersection of 3rd Avenue and Columbia Street. See complete details of construction here.


July 8th, 2013

Free Seminar: Retirement Income Planning

Join SMCU for a free seminar led by Bruce Brundige, Financial Consultant with LPL Financial. Light food and refreshments will be served. Topics include: Financial risks of retirement The four steps to retirement income planning Using available resources Where are you now, and where are you going? Please RSVP by August 2nd: (206) 398-5744… (keep reading)