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April 29th, 2014

Seven Things You May Not Know About Seattle Metropolitan Auto Loans

You already know that Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union offers low rates on auto loans and that our loan experts work with every member to find the right loan for them. Those aren’t the only great things about our auto loan program. Here are seven awesome features of our auto loans you might not know about.… (keep reading)

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February 5th, 2014

Visit SMCU at the Spring Seattle Home Show

Is a bathroom remodel on your list of things to do this summer? How about a new deck or hot tub? Are you a sucker for the next big kitchen appliance? If so, head down to the Century Link Field Event Center for the Spring Seattle Home Show between February 15 and 23. Hundreds of… (keep reading)


April 17th, 2013

The Evolution of Miles Per Gallon

Ten or twenty years ago, what did you think transportation in the year 2013 would be like? We might not have flying cars or teleportation devices, but we do have high-tech, fuel-efficient vehicles to help keep our Pacific Northwest air fresh and clean. Some of the most popular hybrid-electric cars released this year reach up… (keep reading)


October 9th, 2012

5 Ways to Be More Green

Seattle was voted “3rd Greenest City” in the US this year.  While we should be proud of our achievement, there’s still room for improvement. We all made the switch to reusable bags when the plastic bag ban went into effect, and now it’s time to take it a few steps further. Here are 5 ways… (keep reading)


July 26th, 2011

A CU Charge You’ll Like

If you have an electric vehicle (EV) or are thinking about getting one, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union has great news. Last week, SMCU installed an EV charging station in the parking garage of its Downtown branch. The 208-volt, 30-amp charger is able to charge two plug-in EVs at the same time.


February 7th, 2011

Love Your Loan 1% Rebate

Do you love your auto loan? We believe you should. Our low rates combined with our great warranty products like GAP (Guaranteed Asset Protection), give you affordable terms while offering peace of mind knowing that the investment into your new vehicle is protected. Let us help you find the perfect car. With over 77 years… (keep reading)