In 2013, 34% of Washington residents volunteered, ranking us 9th in the country for Volunteering and Civic Engagement. Can you imagine what it would be like if 100% of residents volunteered? With just a few hours of your time each week, or even each month, you can help make our community a better place. Here is a list of organizations, organized by cause, where you can volunteer in the Seattle area.
Last month you nominated nearly 300 non-profit organizations to be our 2016 Feel Good Checking partners. SMCU reviewed each one of these amazing organizations and narrowed them down to a list of 21 finalists, including our 2015 partners who were up for re-election. The finalists then went before a public vote to help determine the winners. And the winners are...
Save the date for a family-friendly event with SMCU this December. Stop by your nearest SMCU branch for cookies, cider, and a picture with Santa!
To help give back this holiday season, we’re collecting donations for Wellspring Family Services’ annual toy drive from Friday, November 27 through Thursday, December 17.
It’s that time of year again—time for Blue Fridays, lucky socks, and weekends spent screaming at the television with fellow fans. If the experience of viewing the game is as important to you as the game itself, get up off the couch and head to one of these top spots for watching football in Seattle. Whether your priority is screen square footage, abundant beer, or mouthwatering eats, we’ve got the venue for you.
You’ve been to most of Seattle’s must-eat food spots. You’ve seen the sunset from Gasworks. And you’ve explored every neighborhood and green space in Seattle proper. Now what? If you’ve explored the Seattle sights and are wondering where to have your next adventure, it’s time to get out of the city. Here are four weekend getaways within a 3-hour drive from Seattle.
Gift-giving season is coming soon. Whether you’re naturally crafty or just looking for a truly unique gift, these do-it-yourself ideas will lend your holiday a handmade touch and prevent you from overspending this season.
None of us like to think about it, but if you were to die, would your family have the financial wherewithal to stay in your home? Would your children be able to complete their education? With The Family Security Plan® on your side, you can confidently say “yes.”
SMCU was closed on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, but our employees didn’t take the day off. SMCU staff spent the day volunteering at local non-profit organizations. At the end of the day, our staff contributed a total of 750 hours of community service. Way to go, team SMCU!
Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union (SMCU) is excited to announce its merger with Northwest Baptist Federal Credit Union (NWBFCU). As of October 1st, the credit union welcomes NWBFCU as part of SMCU’s membership.
The new Online Banking and Mobile App are here!
Remodeling and renovating your home can make your home more enjoyable, and— if done right—increase your home’s value along the way. But not all renovations are created equal. While some projects can add significant value to your home, others can actually reduce the sale price. So what’s a homeowner to do?
We’re proud to announce the winners of our $2,000 A.G. “Tony” Marino Scholarships for the 2015-2016 school year. Each of the ten winners demonstrates a strong commitment to education, achievement, and community service. And the winners are...
Everyone is looking for ways to save money, and that’s just what Love My Credit Union Rewards is all about. Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union is excited to offer you exclusive discounts and benefits on products and services you use every day. Credit union members have already saved over $1 billion with Love My Credit Union Rewards discounts. So along with lower loan rates and fewer fees, here’s another way you can save even more.
Sometimes a dog just needs to get outside and run with its own kind. When your dog is sitting by the door and begging for a game of fetch, visit one of these seven highly-rated dog parks in Seattle for some fun and exercise.
It’s tax return season, and that means a lot of people will be shopping for that perfect car, truck, or SUV. If you’re among this group, Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union has you covered with great auto loan rates and a better car-buying experience with Autoland.
As you do your spring cleaning, you may think of a new feature or two you’d like for your home. Although improvements can be expensive, thinking through the logistics and costs can give you a sense of the potential benefits too. Ideally, an improvement should boost your home’s value. In this regard, some changes are much more effective than others.