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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)


December 4th, 2013

We’ve Updated our “View Your VISA” Tool in Online Banking

Great News! We have created an updated site that will provide you with quick and easy-to-use features to access your credit card information. In order to take advantage of these changes, you will need to register the first time you access the new site. It’s easy! Just log into Online Banking and click VISA from the menu at… (keep reading)


July 18th, 2013

SMCU Presents “Keep Your Coffee”

When the big banks talk about saving money, what is the first thing they tell you? Stop buying coffee and stash that money away. While that’s not terrible advice, this is Seattle; coffee is in our blood. Cutting out your daily latte is a big sacrifice and a really hard way to save over the… (keep reading)


May 23rd, 2012

Your VISA® Statement will be changing

When you open your July VISA® statement. you will notice some changes to how the statement looks. The new format aims to make it easier for you to read and understand your credit card information. Changes include: Preview Statement Changes A larger statement, allowing changes to how statement information is organized A reorganization of card… (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)