articles from July 2014


July 28th, 2014

Use Your SMCU VISA, Win a Shopping Spree!

If you have an SMCU VISA, you have a chance to win a trip to Chicago, where you’ll get a 60-second shopping spree in the fully-stocked CURewards Warehouse. To be eligible to win, all you have to do is register at Then, beginning August 4, you can make at least 3 purchases per week… (keep reading)


July 24th, 2014

Teaching Kids to Budget

Most kids – 59% – feel they could be smarter about money, according to a 2014 survey from broker T. Rowe Price Group. Summertime offers the perfect opportunity to develop your little one’s knowledge about topics like budgeting, saving and spending. Here are some engaging and fun activities that help teach valuable financial lessons.

2014 Concerts at the Mural Poster

July 23rd, 2014

Join SMCU For Great Summer Events

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is proud to be a part of these great community events. If you’re looking for something to do, we hope you’ll come out and join us in enjoying some of the exciting things this region has to offer. Kirkland Classic Car Show July 27th Downtown Kirkland Concerts at the Mural August… (keep reading)


July 21st, 2014

Major Updates Coming Soon to

Seattle Metropolitan is a democratically-run organization owned by our members, which means your feedback is important. You’ve made suggestions about ways we can improve our website, and now we’ve incorporated those suggestions into the design of the upcoming, new and improved We’re making it easier for you to log into Online Banking, find important… (keep reading)


July 20th, 2014

Online and Mobile Banking Maintenance on 7/26

Online, Mobile, and Text Banking will be unavailable from 9:30pm on Saturday, July 26 through 1:30am on Sunday, July 27 due to routine maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Piggy Bank with Graduation Cap

July 11th, 2014

2014 A.G. “Tony” Marino Scholarship Winners

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is proud to announce the ten winners of the A.G. “Tony” Marino Scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Each of these winners demonstrates a strong commitment to education, achievement, and community service. Congratulations to this year’s winners!


July 9th, 2014

Why You Should Refinance Your Auto Loan at Your Credit Union

For many people, shopping for a new car is a pleasure until it’s time to get down to the business details, like negotiating the price and arranging the financing. By then you’ve smelled the new interior, gawked at all the new gadgets, taken a test drive, and just want to hit the road in your… (keep reading)