You won’t pay a monthly service fee regardless of your balance or how many transactions you do in a month. By switching, you could save up to $180 a year over checking accounts at an ordinary bank.1
When you open your account, we’ll donate $20 to the non-profit community partner of your choice. Since 2008, Feel Good Checking has raised more than $150,000 for these life-changing organizations.
Our non-profit partners are selected by our community through a nomination and voting process each year.
Support Credit Unions through CULAC
From August through December 2015, you can designate your donation to CULAC to help support the credit union movement. To learn more, click here. To make a donation directly, click here.
You don’t need a lot of money to get a great return. We’ll pay you 6.14% APY on the first $500 in your account. All you have to do is use eStatements and Direct Deposit to get this great dividend benefit.
You can get one free box of checks every year. Plus, you’ll have access to all the convenient, free services SMCU offers, including Online Banking, Bill Pay, Mobile Banking, and SMCU’s Debit or ATM card.
When you open a free Feel Good Checking account with SMCU, we donate $20 to the non-profit partner of your choice.
Plus, you'll receive 6.14% APY on the first $500 of your balance and free checks for life2. You won’t pay a monthly service fee regardless of your balance or how many transactions you do in a month. By switching, you could save up to $180 a year over checking accounts at an ordinary bank.3
For every Feel Good Checking account opened, we donate $20 to one of our seven non-profit community partners, who are chosen each year by SMCU and members of our community. Now that 2015 is coming to a close, it's time for you to help decide who our 2016 partners will be.
Between November 2 and 8, you can vote for your favorite local non-profit organizations to become SMCU Feel Good Checking partners.
SMCU Branch Representatives are specially trained to help you move your checking account as quickly as possible without disrupting your life and finances. They will give you all the information you need to transfer any automatic deposits or payments you have set up at your other bank, so you can start taking advantage of the great perks you'll get with your checking account. Stop by a branch or call us today at (206) 398-5500 or toll-free at (800) 334-2489 to get started. Or, if you'd prefer, you can open an account online.
Access your accounts from wherever you are. With SMCU’s free mobile app for Apple and Android, you can:
Log in using the same username and password you use for Online Banking, and you're all set.
1Savings calculated based on $15/month checking service charge over 12 months
2APY is Annual Percentage Yield and is accurate as of 2/1/2014 . Rates on savings, money markets, and checking accounts may change after account opening. Account fees may reduce earning on the account. Feel Good Checking accounts pay 6.14% APY on any portion of the account balance at or below $500 and 0.05% on any portion of the balance above $500. Minimum requirements for earning dividends: (1) eStatements (2) Direct Deposit. Only one Feel Good Checking account per member.
3Free box of checks is limited to Classic style with standard type style and no additional graphics added. Members who choose a different style will receive a once-per-year $5 credit toward their choice of checks.