Money Matters Newsletter
To provide assistance to members experiencing financial hardship resulting from the response to COVID-19, Metro Credit Union is offering two short term financial relief programs. Members may choose our Skip-a-Loan Payment program and participate in our Emergency Loan Program.
Throughout the year we've helped members celebrate what's possible: new kitchens, new cars, new beginnings, and everything in between. While everyone's needs are different, it is our sense of family that brings us all together, especially during the holiday season.
In advertising, provoking an emotion can be a very effective way to increase sales. Fear, for example, is a very powerful emotion. Advertisers will appeal to that emotion by telling a quick story to frighten consumers, like: “Millions of people have their identities stolen every year,” or “Did you know criminals can forge your name and take out a mortgage on your home.” Then, the advertiser offers a way for you to protect yourself against those things happening, usually for a monthly fee.
Full Article: Don't Let Criminals Play on Your Emotions!
Mobile Banking For The Future
At Metro, we’re committed to creating a mobile banking app that will allow you to do almost everything on your phone that you can do in a branch. We can’t create that world overnight, but beginning in March, we will take a giant step in that direction.
Full Article: Mobile Banking For The Future
Something we don't like to admit in banking is that most financial products and services are similar wherever you go. Most checking accounts work basically the same way. If the rates are comparable, most loans work the same way too. That's what makes delivering better service so important because that is the way you differentiate yourself from other financial institutions.
Full Article: Sometimes It Matters Where You Bank.
Over the next two years, Metro will be shaking up our office locations to better meet the needs of our members. In January, the Credit Union purchased land for a new office on West Maple Road, and on April 1st, Metro will be closing our office at 84th & Q Streets.
Full Article: As Metro Members Move, Branches Follow