principle #1 (inclusiveness)

Membership should be open to all. At Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union, membership is open to all who live or work in the State of Washington, without discrimination based on gender, race, religion, political affiliation or sexual orientation. It is the mission of the credit union movement to offer financial alternatives to underbanked and credit-challenged members of our communities.

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June 3rd, 2013

Win This Grill!

Summer is just around the corner and that means two things: Grilling season is here It’s time to start thinking about summer home improvement and repair projects Win a new grill To celebrate, SMCU is giving you a chance to win a brand new Weber Genesis E-330 Gas Grill. This barbecue is an awesome 38,000… (keep reading)

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June 2nd, 2013

What Little Things Do You Splurge On? Comment and You Could Win.

You’re in line waiting to pay for… a ticket to the must-see movie of the month a 20 oz., extra-hot, caramel macchiato one of your favorite bands’ new album …and you can’t help but to feel a slight twinge of guilt at the $5 or $10 you’re spending on a “want.” We’ve all been there.… (keep reading)

Ask Bruce

November 19th, 2012

Ask Bruce: When Is It Time to Speak to a Financial Consultant

Bruce Brundige, LPL Financial Consultant at SMCU, has been involved in the financial services industry for over 24 years. Periodically, Bruce answers common financial planning questions. Q: How do I decide if it’s time to speak to a Financial Consultant? A: We get asked this question so often that we’ve put together a questionnaire tool… (keep reading)

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November 16th, 2012

Meet Raiana, SMCU’s Newest Business Development Specialist

As some of you may know, SMCU’s Business Development Specialist, Nina Cavelli, has decided to stay home with her new baby boy Trevor, so there is a new addition to the Business Development team: Raiana Troupe! She comes from the Southcenter Branch and is full of knowledge about the Credit Union and Seattle community. If… (keep reading)

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January 13th, 2012

Annual Meeting 3.29

UPDATED 3.7.2012: As owners of your financial co-op, it is your right to be informed about and participate in decisions related to SMCU’s operation. This annual meeting is an opportunity to let your voice be heard and exercise your rights as a member. Admission is free. 6p – 7:30p | Thursday, March 29th | SMCU’s… (keep reading)

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October 19th, 2011

Meet One of Our Owners – Brian Haner

Brian Haner is the CEO & Founder of Image Source (imagesourceteam.com), one of the 50 largest promotional marketing agencies in the nation. We recently had a moment to sit down with Mr. Haner to hear his story and learn more about SMCU’s role in his success. How did your relationship with Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union… (keep reading)

Co-opalooza Sunday October 16

October 7th, 2011

Co-opalooza: A Celebration of Community and Co-ops

Members of Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union will tell you that we are a different kind of financial institution. We are a financial co-op, and being a co-op means doing right by our members. Being a co-op means that we do business according to a set of time-tested principles, none of which is focusing on maximizing… (keep reading)