online banking articles


November 9th, 2012

Save Time by Changing Your Online Banking Login Before the 11/27 Upgrade

The Online Banking Upgrade is coming on November 27, which will require you to update your login information if it doesn’t already meet the new security standards. Starting Wednesday, November 14, a popup will remind you to update your login information when you log into Online Banking. You can update your information when you see… (keep reading)


November 6th, 2012

Online Banking Down 11/6

SMCU’s Online Banking is currently down.  We are working on it with our technology providers and will let you know when the issue has been resolved. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience.


October 17th, 2012

Online Banking Upgrade: Replacing Challenge Questions

As part of the 11/27 Online Banking Upgrade, Online Banking users will no longer be able to use challenge questions to authorize access to their accounts. SMCU has decided to make this change based on industry best practices and concerns expressed by Federal and State regulating agencies about the security of challenge questions. Hackers and… (keep reading)

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June 8th, 2012

Online Banking Upgrade 6/27

  Better visibility, better control, better decision-making. At Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, we’re always striving to improve our services and offer top tier financial products for our members. That’s why, on June 27th, SMCU’s Online Banking is being redesigned and upgraded to provide Online Banking users the most up-to-date Online Banking experience. The new Online… (keep reading)

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February 28th, 2012

SMCU’s Text Banking Gets Even Better

SMCU’s Text Banking is already a great way to check your accounts on the go. Now, it is getting even better. We are adding new options that allow you to track your accounts, so you can keep up with your balances wherever you are.


January 13th, 2012

Safeguard your online account information

Phishers, social engineers, identity thieves – whatever their moniker, they’re all after the same thing – your personal account information. As online security protocols for most major retailers and financial institutions have become more sophisticated, so too have the techniques utilized by these evildoers to attempt to access your accounts and leave you feeling helpless.… (keep reading)

SMCU members receive a 15% discount on TurboTax.

January 5th, 2012

Save 15% on TurboTax Federal Products

Save 15% on TurboTax Federal Products As an SMCU member, you can take advantage of a 15% discount on TurboTax Federal Products1 to help you prepare your federal tax return. Easy TurboTax walks you step-by-step through your unique tax situation with extra help designed specifically for first-time users. Fast With TurboTax e-file, you could receive… (keep reading)