Here at SMCU, giving back to the community we serve is more than just a goal; we make it a priority. One way we give back is through Feel Good Checking™. For every Feel Good Checking account opened, we donate $20 to one of our seven non-profit community partners, who are chosen each year by… (keep reading)
principle #2 (voice)
Members should call the shots. Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is a democratically run organization, controlled by our members. Our Board of directors is composed of volunteers from our membership, and each representative is democratically elected by our members.
Updated 2.13.2012: Click here to access the online ballot. You will need your voting credentials to log in. 2 Minutes to Support 7 Principles Exercise your voice by voting in SMCU’s 79th Annual Volunteer Board and Supervisory Committee Elections this February 13th through March 10th. As a member of SMCU, you have the ability to… (keep reading)
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)
Between February 14 and March 11, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union members participated in the 78th Annual Volunteer Elections. Being able to elect their Board representatives without respect to the volume of deposits or loans they hold in the credit union is an important difference between cooperatives of all types, including credit unions, and traditional for-profit… (keep reading)