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May 19th, 2014

Deposit Checks with SMCU’s Mobile App!

Being a Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union member just got even more convenient. Now you can deposit checks anytime, anywhere with the improved SMCU Mobile App. Get the SMCU Mobile App today and experience: Convenience – Save a trip to the branch or ATM. Simplicity – Make a deposit with just a few taps and camera… (keep reading)


March 3rd, 2014

Download SMCU’s Mobile App Today

It’s here! Manage your SMCU accounts on your phone or tablet from wherever you are. With SMCU’s mobile app, you can enjoy the ease and convenience of the following features, free of charge: View current and available balances on all accounts View transaction history Transfer between your SMCU accounts Schedule payments to existing payees in… (keep reading)

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December 10th, 2012

Mobile Payments Using Google Wallet

Mobile payment, which allows you to pay for transactions using an application on your mobile phone, is on the rise, led by Google Wallet. Mobile payments with Google Wallet is convenient, more secure, and can even get you savings from retailers that have special deals for mobile payment users. Here’s an overview of how this… (keep reading)

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November 15th, 2012

How Credit Union Members Can Access Their Money During Emergencies

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, millions of people are left without homes, vehicles, electricity, and more. In addition, many businesses are unable to operate, including financial institutions, which leaves people in need unable to access their funds. Although hurricanes rarely reach the Pacific Northwest, we have our fair share of disasters, including earthquakes and… (keep reading)


July 22nd, 2011

CU Members Victimized in Smishing Attacks

In the last few days, credit unions from around the country have reported their members are receiving bogus text message (smishing) alerts. The text message indicates it is from Credit Union Services and advises the member to call the number provided in the text message to have their card reactivated. This is a scam. Never… (keep reading)


June 10th, 2011

How Does Regulation D Affect You?

What is Regulation D? Regulation D (Reg D) places a limit on the number of transactions you may make from a savings, money market or certificate account. Under Reg D you are allowed 6 transactions per month from these accounts.


October 21st, 2010

Mobile Banking Security Tips

At Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union we are very concerned about your security, no matter how you access your accounts. Now that we offer mobile banking services, we want to take a moment to share some important safety suggestions to help you avoid mobile banking fraud.