Protecting Yourself from Scams
Remain vigilant against evolving scams by empowering yourself with knowledge of how they work and how to protect yourself against them.
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Top 10 things Gen Z'ers should consider when choosing a bank or credit union.
As you begin on your financial journey, selecting the right financial institution is important decision that impacts your financial well-being and achieving your goals. Here are the top 10 things you should consider when choosing a bank or credit union.
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Building and Maintaining a Healthy Credit Score in Your 20s
Exploring the importance of a good credit score, providing actionable steps to build credit responsibly and sharing essential tips to avoid common credit mistakes.
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THE DOs & DON'Ts OF ONLINE SHOPPING
Guide to Safe and Smart E-Commerce
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DIGITAL BANKING: The Future of Money Management for Gen Z
Digital banking provides many conveniences and real-time features for the modern age. Learn about the conveniences of seamless mobile banking, ITMs, digital wallets, security and more!
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Worries about More Bank Failures in the News
Before you open a certificate or borrow money from one of our competitors, check with Metro first. You’ll likely find that we are truly your local advantage. We are safe, sound, and secure, and because we didn’t take on risk when rates were near zero, we can offer you a better deal today.
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SAVE AND SUCCEED, AND WIN!
It’s Financial Literacy Month, which is a great time to promote Save and Succeed, a free resource we offer to our members full of customized content to improve your financial literacy and wellbeing. You can also enter to win $500 from Save and Succeed! Read our latest blog to learn more and sign up today.
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Accounts at Metro are safe, sound, and secure.
With the news of California based Silicon Valley Bank's failure, we explain what makes Metro different, and how those differences ensure the safety and security of your accounts.
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Scams Targeting the Vulnerable are on the Rise.
Learn the ways to protect those you care about!
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Sweetheart Scam Season Is in Full Swing
Romance scams are on the rise, resulting in $1 billion in theft year after year. Learn the red flags so you can protect yourself and your loved ones from this long-term scam.
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Mobile App Updates
Learn about the new features on our updated mobile app.
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2023 Annual Membership Meeting
Metro Credit Union's upcoming Annual Membership Meeting, scheduled for Saturday, March 4th, 2023 will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Regency.
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Financial Scams In The Digital Age & How You Can Protect Yourself From Them
With so much card activity moving online, it’s more difficult to sniff out fraudulent activity than ever before. Scammers are getting better at impersonating merchants and banks as technology advances. In this article you will learn about the most common scams currently taking place and ways you can avoid them.
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ITMs Enhance Service
The rollout of our ITMs at full service branches is complete, and have quickly been adopted by our members due to their functionality, ease of use, and around the clock availability.
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Phishing Texts & Card Block Alerts
A popular ongoing scam is sending bogus notifications via text, stating your debit card has been blocked, or your card limit has been exceeded. Learn how this phishing scam works and how you can protect your identity and account.
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Learn how Card Controls give you power over your spending limits and access to your card.
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ITMs Adding Service For Our Members
Hello! My name is Justin Michaelson, and I am the new e-Commerce and Social Media Coordinator for Metro. I've been with Metro for over a decade, starting as a teller at Saddle Creek in 2011. I've since worked in Cards, Fraud, and most recently in our Support Department. I'm excited to be in this new position where I can combine my personal interests in graphic design, photography, and writing with my history at Metro to provide insights, information, and updates, along with banking education, alerts, and hopefully some entertainment here and there.
In my first blog post, I'd like to provide insight into our implementation of ITMs, and outline some of the additional services and benefits they offer our members.
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Make Your Home Bloom This Spring with a HELOC
Is your family looking to update your backyard with a pool, patio or deck? Maybe you are outgrowing your living space and want to finish your basement. If you want to sell your home but your house needs updates before you can put it on the market, a HELOC might be a great fit for expanding your budget and maximizing your options.
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Victory Gardens and Physical, Mental, and Financial Health
Do you garden or have a community garden? Today, people are also becoming more health-conscious and are looking for ways to eat more healthy and fresh foods. Because of these trends, an old gardening program called Victory Gardens has become popular again.
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April is Financial Literacy Month: Save and Succeed
Financial Literacy Month in April is an entire month dedicated to creating awareness of the importance of financial literacy and teaching individuals how to build and maintain healthy financial habits. Metro Credit Union offers the free resource, Save and Succeed, which has mobile and desktop tools to help you make money decisions today while preparing for tomorrow.
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