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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!

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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)

June 26th, 2014

SMCU Members Save Big with the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount

Tired of paying too much for your cell bill? We don’t blame you. So we’re helping you save with the Sprint Credit Union Member Discount from Invest in America. As a Seattle Metropolitan member, you can save on your monthly wireless bills – plus have your activation and upgrade fees waived. Our members can get:… (keep reading)

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June 25th, 2014

Member Survey Coming to Your Inbox Soon

We love to hear from you! Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is a democratically run financial cooperative, owned and controlled by our members. Your feedback is vital in determining how we can better meet your needs and continually improve our products and services. Now is your chance to let your VOICE be heard with an important… (keep reading)

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June 19th, 2014

Security Series: Anti-Spyware and Antivirus Software

Your computer can be a window to your personal life for hackers. Without the right protection, your financial information, personal identifying information, and other sensitive data could be theirs. The good news is protecting your computer is as easy as installing quality anti-spyware and antivirus software and knowing the warning signs of attempts to steal… (keep reading)

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June 16th, 2014

P.F. Chang’s Data Breach

It has been reported that credit and debit card account data may have been compromised for patrons of restaurant chain P.F. Chang’s China Bistro. The data breach is estimated to have taken place beginning in March up until May 2014. SMCU is aware of the breach and working with VISA to identify affected members. Once… (keep reading)

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June 10th, 2014

How Can I Use a HELOC This Spring?

With low interest rates, flexible repayment terms, and potential tax benefits, a home equity line of credit (HELOC) could be a great way to pay for important expenses, like home improvements or college tuition, and could be a money-saving way to consolidate other debt. What is a HELOC? A HELOC is a revolving line of… (keep reading)