Metro's New Checking Accounts Have you Covered
Metro's checking accounts will put a smile on your face. Whether you are looking for a true no-cost checking account or one with all the bells and whistles, Metro has you covered. Metro has updated its checking account services with these two excellent checking options: Simply Checking and Complete Checking. Read more.
February 24, 2022
Metro 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 Omaha World-Herald that most studies on overdraft fees can be misleading. Read more
Financial scams cost consumers billions of dollars every year and Metro members are no exception. In this newsletter, learn about how to avoid scams and that the Annual Membership Meeting is on Saturday, March 26, 2022. Read more.
We are pleased to have opened the Elkhorn Full Service branch (located two blocks north of Dodge on the west side of 204th) earlier in August. This office includes a smaller retail lobby, two drive-thru lanes, and a drive-up ATM. Learn more about Metro's involvement in the Elkhorn community.
With the lifting of the Omaha Mask Mandate and increased capacities at public venues, it appears we’re on track for at least the beginning of a return to normal. The question is, what will normal look like moving forward. At Metro, changing consumer preferences means “normal” won’t look the same after the pandemic as it did in 2019. Just like everywhere else, consumers were increasing their adoption of digital channels in banking before Covid.
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.
When families pull together, it makes them stronger. That’s how we think of our members at Metro Credit Union- like family working together. We’re adding greater value every day through better rates on an auto or home loans and lower monthly loan payments.
Buying a home may signify different things for different people, but the most common dream of owning a home is having a place where memories are made. Buying a home has the potential to bring you a high return on investment. Learn more about mortgages and HELOCs.
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!