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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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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Resolutions: Twenty-two things to try through Metro Credit Union in 2022
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.
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Annual Membership Meeting - Saturday, March 26, 2022
Each year Metro holds an Annual Meeting open to all members of the Credit Union. The 2022 Annual Meeting is currently planned for Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. at the Marriott Regency Hotel in Omaha. This year’s Annual Meeting will include only the business meeting, no meal or door prizes, and reports as required in the Credit Union’s bylaws.
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Metro Credit Union 2021 Year in Review
Metro Credit Union has had an exciting year with a variety of transitions. Due to our updated charter in early 2021, anyone who lives, works or worships, attends school, or regularly conducts business in any of eight counties can bank with Metro Credit Union.
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Keep Your Finances from Becoming Scary
Hopefully, you’re more spooked by jack-o-lanterns and Halloween movies than your finances this season. If you avoid reviewing your bills and feel like a lost mummy in your financial situation, Metro's Save and Succeed has a guide to everything you need to know about managing financial stress. You can bury your broken-down car, your multiple debts, and that apartment lease with the help of Metro Credit Union.
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New Law May Affect Your Financial Privacy - You Still Have Time to Prevent This
There may be a provision that allows the Federal Government access to your personal financial information. The provision would require all financial institutions to report your total deposits and withdrawals, above a specific threshold, to the Internal Revenue Service. People within the Administration and the leadership of the House and Senate are currently discussing adding this provision back to the larger bill, potentially with a higher threshold.
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Metro Credit Union: Your Local Advantage in Elkhorn
Metro is pleased to have opened its Elkhorn Full Service branch (located two blocks north of Dodge on the west side of 204th) earlier in August. This office is just north of Dodge Street and includes a smaller retail lobby, two drive-thru lanes, and a drive-up ATM. Learn more about what we're doing in the Elkhorn community.
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Changes to Two Factor Authentication
Metro Credit Union is making some changes to Two-Factor Authentication for online banking. Two-Factor Authentication is the process used to verify your identity when a login is attempted by a device not recognized, or login is attempted outside your geographic area.
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Financially Preparing for a Move
Moving is always a tiring event, whether you are moving across town or moving to an entirely different country. When people have a three-day weekend like Labor Day, it is supposed to be a time for family and relaxation but some people prefer to use the extra day to accomplish a major project like moving. To keep costs down, it may make sense to assemble a crew of volunteers to help you move over a holiday weekend.
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Personal Loan vs Line Of Credit
Why are so many people in the Metro smiling? They are pleased with the personal loan and service they've received from Metro Credit Union to help pay off high-interest debt or other things like home repairs, special occasions, or unexpected expenses.
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What is my Credit Score? | How To Increase It?
There are several scoring models; however, most are based on the FICO® Score, a credit score created by the Fair Isaac Corporation, which is used in most lending decisions.
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Serving Members Post-Pandemic
Just like everywhere else, consumers were increasing their adoption of digital channels in banking before Covid. What the pandemic did was accelerate the change in behavior. At Metro, we will continue to change our operations to meet your banking needs. After all, serving you is why we’re here.
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New Elkhorn Office Opens Summer 2021
Metro anticipates an August opening of our newest branch office located two blocks north of Dodge on the west side of 204th. The branch office will be located just north of Menards and will include a smaller retail lobby, two drive-thru lanes, and a drive-up ATM.
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Online Banking Contest
Why use Metro’s mobile app or online banking? Well first, it is fast and convenient. Second, when you use Metro’s Mobile App or Online Banking from May 6th to June 30th you have the chance to win $1000.
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Reduced Auto Loan Rates With The Help of Metro Credit Union in Omaha
Get the most of your mileage and finances with the help of Metro Credit Union. Metro enjoys a regional reputation for great rates on auto loans. When it comes to your loan terms and conditions, the car dealership's job is offering you what seems like an excellent deal for you - but is a better deal for them. In the end, the car dealership's sole goal is to make their money out of you, whether you are buying a car with credit or buying it in cash.
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Home Mortgage Refinancing
If you're a homeowner, mortgage refinancing might be worth considering — even if your mortgage is only a year old. In the following Save and Succeed example, Todd and Amy are interested in refinancing their home to save money. They have been researching mortgage refinance loans, but they have different goals: Todd wants to make lower monthly payments, while Amy wants to pay the house off quicker.
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COVID-19 Impact on the Credit Union
Nearly every business was affected by COVID-19 and most were impacted negatively. As we close out 2020, with news of COVID vaccines soon to arrive, we sat down with CU President Mike McDermott to ask some questions about how Metro was specifically impacted by the pandemic.
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Annual Membership Meeting - Saturday, March 6, 2021
Each year Metro holds an Annual Meeting open to all members of the Credit Union. The 2021 Annual Meeting is currently planned for Saturday, March 6th at 9:00 a.m. at the Marriott Regency Hotel in Omaha. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Annual Meeting will include only the business meeting and reports as required in the Credit Union’s bylaws.
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