One of the most important lessons young people can learn is how to manage their personal finances. By knowing how to effectively manage a checking account they can avoid thousands of dollars in needless fees. The potential impact of building and maintaining a solid credit rating can be even more valuable, as it can affect… (keep reading)
Whether it’s for the holidays or for a loved one’s birthday, people enjoy having choices. With SMCU’s newest product, the Visa® Gift Card, that’s exactly what we’re offering. Gift cards offer the freedom for people to choose the exact gift that they want, because it’s accepted at over a million locations. And because Visa Gift… (keep reading)
When you realize your wallet or purse is missing, it can be difficult to figure out what to do next. Here are some steps to take to prevent any long-term damage to your accounts and credit reports. Within 24 Hours… Close Your Credit and Debit Cards Call SMCU and your other credit card companies as… (keep reading)
If you are a Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union Visa® account holder, you can now use your rewards points to donate to those suffering the aftermath of the Japan earthquake. SMCU and CU Rewards™ have partnered with Charity Choice Gift Cards to allow you to donate reward points to the American Red Cross and their relief… (keep reading)
Introducing the newest feature to our SMCU Visa® Credit Cards: Design Your Own Card. You can now customize your card by uploading a personal image or choosing from a catalogue of hundreds of distinct images. It can be a picture of your puppy or a snapshot from your favorite lookout. It’s up to you.