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July 13th, 2012

Homegrown Exclusive Interview: Seth Bolin of Oh Osiris

For our second Homegrown Exclusive Interview, we spoke with electronic musician Seth Bolin, also known as Oh Osiris. His track “A Summer At Sea” can be found on SMCU’s Homegrown album. How did you get started? This project, Oh Osiris, started in 2008. Back then, I had been playing in a lot of punk bands.… (keep reading)


July 10th, 2012

Homegrown Exclusive Interview: Naomi Smith of Autumn Electric

  We recently had the opportunity to interview Naomi Smith, who plays keyboard, melodica, glockenspiel, and vocals in the Seattle-based folk band Autumn Electric. Autumn Electric is featured on SMCU’s Homegrown album with the song “Make Me a Tree.”   How did your band get started? Michael and I met in the U-District in January… (keep reading)


May 21st, 2012

SMCU Announces the Anytime Skip-A-Pay Program

Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is pleased to announce the return of our popular Skip-A-Pay program. This program allows members to take a break from their eligible loan payments and use that money for other purposes. Traditionally, SMCU offers Skip-A-Pay opportunities in the summer and near the winter holidays, giving members the chance to put a… (keep reading)


April 2nd, 2012

Apply and Sign Online with Docusign. Save Money and the Planet.

Save Money Buying a new car? Before you go shopping, stop by to save thousands of dollars. When people finance a car at the dealership, they often only look at the monthly payment without considering all of the interest they’ll pay over the life of the loan. These shoppers could save thousands of dollars… (keep reading)


April 2nd, 2012

Meet One of Our Owners – Lynne Edwards

Lynne Edwards, a Seattle Metropolitan member of 23 years, recently became our first member-owner to purchase a vehicle through Autoland, SMCU’s new in-house auto buying service.  Autoland provides Seattle Metropolitan members a unique, convenient, and economical way to purchase a new or used automobile without the hassle of going to and negotiating with a dealership.… (keep reading)


January 20th, 2012

Is There a Difference? SMCU Members Think So.

SMCU takes a great deal of pride in being a business where people can get the banking services they need without the headache and greed that comes with having an account at a big national bank. As a member-owned financial cooperative, SMCU strives to ensure that our members get the best deal available on financial… (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)