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January 28th, 2014

1.99% APR* Balance Transfers Through March 2015 ends 3/31/2014.

Are you waking up to the new year suspecting that you may have overspent this season? Maybe you maxed out a credit card or two during a marathon shopping session or used in-house financing for a big-screen TV and sound system. Perhaps it was a plane trip for the family to visit parents, grandparents, cousins,… (keep reading)


June 3rd, 2013

Win This Grill!

Summer is just around the corner and that means two things: Grilling season is here It’s time to start thinking about summer home improvement and repair projects Win a new grill To celebrate, SMCU is giving you a chance to win a brand new Weber Genesis E-330 Gas Grill. This barbecue is an awesome 38,000… (keep reading)


October 19th, 2012

Celebrate Bank Transfer Day on November 5

You’ve probably heard all the “big banks are bad; switch to a credit union” hype, but do you know why credit unions are better for consumers? In light of the second annual Bank Transfer Day coming up, let’s review the differences between banks and credit unions and why you should switch. Banks are for profit.… (keep reading)


March 12th, 2012

Four More Reasons to Choose an SMCU VISA with CU Rewards

SMCU’s VISA® credit card is a great deal compared to other credit cards. It offers lower rates and fewer fees than cards issued by national credit-card companies. SMCU’s credit card also comes with a great no-charge rewards system, CU Rewards®. For every dollar you charge to your SMCU credit card you get one CU Rewards… (keep reading)


February 10th, 2012

Earning Rewards is Easy at SMCU

Some people choose a credit card based solely on its rewards program. For the privilege of airline miles or cash back, they settle for high interest rates and exorbitant annual fees. SMCU VISA® credit-card holders, however, don’t have to make that tradeoff. They can truly have the best of both worlds. Get It All at… (keep reading)

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February 7th, 2012

Are You Getting the Best Deal on Your Credit Card?

Credit cards are an important part of how we live our lives nowadays. From shopping online to a desire to carry less cash, many of us use our credit card every day. Considering the role credit cards play, you might think that everyone does their homework to make sure they are using the best credit… (keep reading)

SMCU has money to lend for anything

December 2nd, 2011

SMCU Has Money to Lend for Anything

You may have heard that loans are hard to come by nowadays or that lenders have closed up their vaults and are standing in front of the doors with arms crossed and frowns on their faces. At Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, nothing could be further from the truth. SMCU has more than $100 million to… (keep reading)