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Financial Literacy Night

Posted Jul 10, 2017

Budgeting and baseball come together in one night on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the Mariners game versus the Orioles!

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We Want You for our Next Photo Shoot

Posted Jun 12, 2017

BECU is holding a member photo shoot and we want to feature you.

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Go from Four Wheels to Two: "Bike Everywhere" Tips from Team BECU

Posted May 11, 2017

This May isn’t just about honoring mom and firing up barbecues – it’s Bike Everywhere month!

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Celebrate with Us at the Bellevue Strawberry Festival

Posted May 11, 2017

Head to Crossroads Park to celebrate summer, community, classic cars—and visit your favorite home-grown credit union.

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Feature Your Photography in our 2018 Calendar

Posted May 1, 2017

Captured any breathtaking landscape photos lately? Let us see! We’re looking for your best shot to feature in our upcoming 2018 BECU Calendar.

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Spot Scams with Attorney General Bob Ferguson

Posted Apr 28, 2017

How do you know is a scam and what is real? Learn at an AARP event, sponsored by BECU, featuring Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson.

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YOU GIVE! WE MAKE IT BIG.

Posted Apr 26, 2017

You give, we make it big! When you donate to your favorite non-profit on Wednesday, May 10, your donation will be boosted by GiveBIG sponsors—including BECU – and be entered to win an additional $1,000 gift!

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Enjoy French Fare and Dine Out for Life

Posted Apr 21, 2017

Excited for Dining Out for Life on April 27th? Read about one of the event’s participants, BECU member and local French restaurateur, Jim Drohman.

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Like extra cash? Member Advantage Savings rates just got better.

Posted Apr 3, 2017

If you have a Member Advantage Savings or Money Market account, we’ve got some great news for you.

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BECU Member Hallava Falafel Is Giving Back with Dining Out for Life

Posted Apr 3, 2017

Read about one of the event’s participants, BECU member food truck – and Seattle staple – Hallava Falafel.

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Business Member Photo Contest: April 2017

Posted Apr 1, 2017

Enter for a chance to be featured in BECU marketing and win a $400 MasterCard© gift card!

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$15 Discounted Ticket Packs to the Tacoma Rainiers

Posted Mar 27, 2017

Mondays are twice as good with the BECU Monday Mondays! ticket pack for only $15*. Pack includes a reserved seat ticket, ballpark meal of hot dog, chips and water, and a limited edition Rainiers Hat.

Get the deal

Teach Your Teenagers Real-World Money Management Skills

Posted Mar 24, 2017

Junior Achievement Community Day (April 22) gets parents and teenagers moving, making real decisions, and going through a budgeting simulation that looks a whole lot like life.

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Vote Now: BECU's 2017 Board of Directors

Posted Mar 13, 2017

Take part in shaping the credit union! As a member-owner, you’re entitled to vote. Voting takes place between Monday, March 13 and Friday, April 7, 2017.

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Update On Service Interruption This Past Weekend

Posted Feb 17, 2017

We performed planned system maintenance this past weekend. If you are experiencing issues accessing Online or Mobile Banking, please read here.

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Rates are increasing – what does that mean for future loans?

Posted Jan 30, 2017

Record employment and a robust housing market all equal one thing: an improving economy. A more financially sound America sets the stage for rising interest rates.

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BECU Financing at Oregon Car Dealerships

Posted Jan 12, 2017

You can now enjoy member-exclusive, low rates at over 140 auto dealers throughout Oregon. Simply request BECU financing at any participating dealership.

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Financial Health Survey: Your Financial Health Is Our Priority

Posted Jan 11, 2017

If you received an email invitation to complete a Financial Health Survey, please know that your response is very important to us!

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How Band Hey Marseilles Shot and Produced BECU’s Newest Ad

Posted Jan 2, 2017

Our nationwide network of surcharge-free ATMs is just what a local band on tour needs. Watch Hey Marseilles put them into action.

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Beginner’s Tax Guide for the Self-Employed

Posted Dec 28, 2016

A checklist of things you’ll need to do – so you’re ready to file taxes as an entrepreneur.

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10 Tax Savings Tips for the New Year

Posted Dec 28, 2016

Find strategies to lower taxes, save money when preparing your tax return, and avoid tax penalties.

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Where’s My Tax Refund? The IRS Refund Timetable Explained

Posted Dec 28, 2016

Ever wonder what happens between e-filing your tax return and receiving your refund? Plus: how to e-file and what you need for direct deposit.

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Ways To Increase Your Tax Refund You Never Thought About

Posted Dec 28, 2016

Reviewing your tax status, consulting your spouse when filling out your W-4s and taking advantage of several tax credits can help you increase your tax refund.

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Little Known Tax Tips for Small Business Owners

Posted Dec 28, 2016

Are you carrying forward the heath credit? Deducting section 179 property? Deducting appreciable stock contributions? You might want to.

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You Spoke. We Listened. The Best Member Ideas of 2016.

Posted Dec 28, 2016

We really do document and evaluate every idea we hear from you. And we make member suggestions a reality on a near daily basis here at BECU.

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A Guide to Commonly Used IRS Tax Forms

Posted Dec 28, 2016

This primer will help you decode the alphabet soup of IRS forms and understand your tax return.

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Budget Holiday Decorations: Quick and Easy Ideas

Posted Nov 21, 2016

Looking for a few simple ways to make your home feel festive for the holidays? Read on for a dozen creative combinations to try this year – your home will feel warm and merry, and your wallet will thank you.

Ready to decorate?

Student Perspective on Closing for Good: Tramy Nguyen

Posted Nov 1, 2016

One thousand and three hundred students and staff on one field trip. The news was way past fresh, and yet I was still reeling.”

Read Tramy’s story

Student Perspective on Closing for Good: Carson Torres

Posted Nov 1, 2016

“Being released to our first activity where every student got a career card to be for the day – they had us manage real-world expenses with an actual salary for the career given – has probably been one of the most eye-opening things since I turned eighteen last month.”

Read Carson's story

Student Perspective on Closing for Good: Minh Huynh

Posted Nov 1, 2016

“It’s going to be your job to handle what you want and what you need. For sure, I’m going to take what I learned and apply it throughout my years.”

Read Minh’s story

5 Easy Ways to Keep Safe While Shopping Online

Posted Oct 26, 2016

Shopping online can be safe as long you take these simple precautions.

Knowledge is power

BECU SNAP Forward Grant Program Awards Small Businesses in Spokane

Posted Oct 25, 2016

The BECU SNAP Forward Grant program provides $5,000 grant awards to small businesses in Spokane.

Read about the recipients

Your November Home Maintenance Chore Checklist

Posted Oct 25, 2016

13 things to do in November to prep your home for the holidays – and for winter.

Ready, set, winterize

We Closed for Good, and It Was Amazing

Posted Oct 12, 2016

On October 10th, over 1,500 BECU employees poured into the Washington State Convention Center to host financial reality fairs for three Highline schools.

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Services Unavailable Next Weekend, October 15 and 16

Posted Oct 7, 2016

We are performing planned system maintenance next weekend and as a result Online, Mobile and Telephone Banking will be unavailable.

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Teach your teenagers real-world money management skills

Posted Sep 28, 2016

Put your teenagers on the path to financial success: Junior Achievement (JA) Community Day, powered by BECU, is designed to teach real-world money management skills. Saturday, November 5.

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How to Get Hacked

Posted Sep 28, 2016

Advice from our VP of Information Security on creating passwords, finding out if you’ve been hacked, how to respond, and more.

Beat the bad guys

BECU Early Saver and the Seattle Storm Provide Unforgettable Inspiration to Local Girls Basketball Team

Posted Aug 25, 2016

WNBA Superstar Sue Bird Steps in as Guest Coach and Mentor

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Important Message About Online Banking Login and Security

Posted Aug 12, 2016

You may have noticed that there’s a new “Online Banking” on our homepage. This button replaces the previous username and passwords fields to log into Online Banking. The new buttons directs you to a login page where you enter your User ID and Password, as well as complete a security check confirming that you are not a robot.

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Tukwila Branch Closed Saturday, August 13

Posted Jul 21, 2016

The Tukwila Financial Center is closing for one day due to construction. ATMs in the vestibule and drive up will be open.

Alternative access

Congratulations to the 2016 Scholars

Posted Jul 20, 2016

These amazing students have demonstrated a passion for helping others – and they’ve each earned a $3,000 scholarship.

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8 New ATMs Now Open in the Puget Sound Region

Posted Jul 19, 2016

We’ve added ATMs to seven Neighborhood Financial Centers in Puyallup, Auburn, Renton, Mill Creek, Lynnwood, and Shoreline. And we brought back the ATM in the Everett-Evergreen Safeway.

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Early Savers Earn 6.17% Annual Percentage Yield on Their First $500

Posted Jul 14, 2016

No monthly maintenance fees. No minimum balance requirement. This might be one of the best deals in the country.

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BECU Celebrates Community at the People Helping People Awards

Posted Jul 1, 2016

Congratulations to the People Helping People Award winners! These awards honor non-profits that are making a difference – on the ground – every day.

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New! Another Way to Increase Your Purchasing Power in This Housing Market

Posted Jul 1, 2016

A new loan offering to help you get the house you want. The Purchase Money Second Home Loan (PM2) is an alternative to Private Mortgage Insurance and gives buyers purchasing power by ensuring they can put down 20% of purchasing price.

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Discount LEGOLAND® California Resort Tickets

Posted Jun 28, 2016

Focus on the fun, not the funds! BECU members get exclusive access to a LEGOLAND® California Resort ticket discount.

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Being BECU Honors Award-Worthy Employees

Posted Jun 23, 2016

Great employees make for a great member experience – BECU honored 12 employees with its First Annual “Being BECU” Awards.

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Summer Fun on a Budget

Posted Jun 23, 2016

Have more fun while spending less – check out our tips (and member discounts) to frugal fun throughout the Sound.

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Member Spotlight: Carrabba Violin Shop

Posted Mar 10, 2016

BECU Business spoke with business member Rafael Carrabba, a revered luthier known around the globe for his Queen Anne instrument shop.

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Introducing Trusteed IRAs: Combining IRA Tax Benefits and Trust Flexibility

Posted Mar 1, 2016

What is a Trusteed IRA? A Trusteed IRA is a single account that combines an IRA and a Trust. Discover the benefits.

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The Right Path to Retirement

Posted Mar 1, 2016

So many questions –we know where you can find answers. Schedule a complimentary, no obligation financial/retirement review with BECU Investment Services today.

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We Car Shop With You: BECU at South Carolina Auto Dealerships

Posted Feb 29, 2016

BECU auto financing is now available in S. Carolina: BECU members enjoy exclusive, low rates at auto dealers throughout the state.

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Your 2016 Investment Outlook

Posted Feb 1, 2016

Investing in 2016? Be prepared with a solid plan to navigate the changing landscape.

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“NORTH U VILLAGE” NAME IS CHANGING

Posted Jan 6, 2016

Our North U Village BECU neighborhood financial center is changing to Ravenna BECU. Find the same great member advisors, location, services, products and hours – only a different name.

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Tax Documents Made Easy

Posted Jan 4, 2016

Enroll in eStatements to save on paper, reduce identity theft risk and enjoy the convenience of online access.

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2016 is the Year of Home Ownership

Posted Dec 28, 2015

BECU is thrilled to announce recent mortgage loan process changes that will benefit you, your real estate agent and your seller.

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