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Resolutions: Twenty-two things to try through Metro Credit Union in 2022

Jan 4, 2022, 16:22 PM

Let’s start the New Year off right! In honor of it being ’22, here are 22 things to know about Metro to keep you on track financially this year. We look forward to serving you and helping you reach your financial and life aspirations. Metro is Your Local Advantage.

 

1.)   Register for Metro Credit Union Online Banking.

2.)   Start your 2022 budget in online banking.

3.)   Download Metro’s mobile banking app.
 

4.)   Need to set up an appointment? Metro has in-person or virtual meeting options so you can discuss products and services with Metro staff.

5.)   Read the latest Metro Minute Winter Newsletter about financial scams and the March 2022 Annual Membership Meeting.

6.)   Open a Metro Credit Union checking account and debit card. Read more about our various checking account options.

7.)   Create a Savings Goal; we can help you stay on track and achieve your goals.
 

8.)   Depending on your type of Metro Credit Card, you may need to set up your Metro Rewards. With Metro Rewards, you can earn Points every day and when you take advantage of the retailer offers available, you can earn even more Points faster! You can redeem earned Points at hundreds of national brand retailers through the rewards site or at stores and restaurants in your area.

9.)   Keep your account secure by signing up to manage your preferences for Metro Alerts. Alerts we recommend include:

  • Automatic Deposit- Notifies you when your paycheck is deposited and is available.
  • Balance- Set an amount (above or below) and you will get a notice when you have passed it.
  • Check Cleared- Set a range or get a notice for each check cleared.
  • Insufficient Funds- An alert will tell you when you do not have enough funds for a transaction trying to clear.

10.)                Is a goal of yours to purchase your own home, move to a different home or save money on your current mortgage? Let Metro’s mortgage department help you get closer to your dreams. We offer a wide variety of loan options and our friendly and knowledgeable mortgage lending experts can take the worry out of the home loan process by helping you find the option that best fits your needs.

11.)                Review and send communications to Metro Credit Union via the Message Center in Online Banking.

12.)                Check your FICO Score. Read more about what a credit score is and how to increase it on Metro’s blog.

13.)                Set up your monthly bills to be paid electronically through Bill Pay.

14.)                 Use Remote Deposit on Metro’s mobile app to deposit checks.

15.)                Make the switch to e-Statements in online banking. In addition to being eco-friendly, e-Statements arrive faster than printed statements.

16.)                Check out Metro’s financial calculators to crunch numbers for home refinancing, personal finance, investments and retirement.

17.)                Register for Metro’s free financial resource called Save and Succeed and find the newest articles, infographics, and videos with must-know money management tips.  

18.)                Plan your family vacation for 2022 and you can redeem Metro Rewards points through Your Travel Center. Make sure to manage your card controls if you want to freeze or your card or when traveling internationally.

19.)                Have you thought about Money Market Accounts? Traditionally, the interest paid on Money Market Accounts is higher than it is on Savings and Checking Accounts. If you have at least $2,500 and can have money sit for a longer term, opening a Money Market Account might be the right way to go. View the latest interest rates.

20.)                Put a smile on your face by refinancing your current car loan to save money. Metro has low interest rates and the ability to have to have no payment for 90 days as well as automatic payments through online banking. Learn more about auto loans and view our rates.

21.)                 Upgrade your credit card to Metro's Preferred Credit Card. You can earn 1.5% cashback on all new purchases. View Metro’s credit card options.

22.)                Stay in touch - connect with Metro on social media for the latest updates and get to know about our services, staff and the occasional contest! Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo

 

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