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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Mortgage Terms for Understanding: What is VA residual income?
The more you know about the home buying process, the more confident you will be in making the critical decisions that will shape your homeownership experience. Learn about VA Residual Income.
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Metro’s Checking Accounts Will Put a Smile On Your Face
Checking accounts not only provide a safe place to store your money, but they also offer the convenience of easy deposits and withdrawals. Whether you are looking for a true no-cost checking account or one with all the bells and whistles, Metro has you covered.
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Metro Credit Union to Eliminate Return Fees
Metro Credit Union, a local financial institution, is one of the first in the area to announce the elimination of return fees to help consumers reduce or avoid overdraft fees. Describing the need to reduce the fee burden on consumers as, “the right thing to do,” Chief Executive Mike McDermott told the OWH that most studies on overdraft fees can be misleading.
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Cybercriminals Tampering with QR Codes to Steal Victim Funds
The FBI issued an announcement to raise awareness of malicious Quick Response (QR) codes. Cybercriminals tamper with QR codes to redirect victims to malicious sites that steal login and financial information.
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Winter Olympics: Strengthen Your Finances
Have you been watching the Winter Olympics? To have strong finances is similar to training for the Olympics. Depending on your stage in life, you may be focused on getting your first car or house or assessing retirement. It is essential to take the time to budget and strengthen your financial muscles.
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Metro Loves Our Community and Members
Members love banking with Metro Credit Union because we value people and relationships. Metro has exciting opportunities this year in our community from the Your Local Advantage giveaway to NE SciFest.
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Mortgage Terms for Understanding: What is Title Insurance?
The more you know about the home buying process, the more confident you will be in making the critical decisions that will shape your home ownership experience. Several things happen behind the scenes when you buy a house. Learn about Title Insurance.
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