ATM Fraud: Four Steps Your Credit Union can Take to Minimize its Impact

As we roll into summer, Strategic Link partner CSCU takes a look at some simple steps your credit union can take to minimize ATM fraud.

Compliance Center: Skimming Alerts. Also, Found Money After Vehicle Repo & Legal Briefs

Major spike in ATM skimming attacks; Compliance Question of the Week on found money following a vehicle repossession and the latest legal briefs.

Strategic Link Spotlight: CO-OP Launches New ATM Signage Program With Enhanced Financial Support

Get the latest on CO-OP Financial Services’ new signage program, plus updates from other select Strategic Link Business Partners.

Sponsored: Get a Deposit Taking ATM at a Deep Discount

Would your members appreciate an ATM where they could make deposits? Portland-based Peregrin Financial Technologies has an NCR deposit taking ATM available July 27, and they are currently accepting offers.

Skimming — Not Just for Your Lattes Anymore

In the wake of ATM skimming cases affecting Oregon financial institutions, here are some important tips to help your team and your members avoid fraud.

For Elfcu, CO-OP Debit Processing Opens the Door to a World of Access for Members

Debit card processing anchors the PFI experience at Elfcu, but the service doesn’t stop there. Elfcu’s relationship with CO-OP enables a world of access, from CO-OP Shared Branching to CO-OP ATMs, mobile deposits, credit processing, a member call center and more.

CO-OP Financial Services Offers Wide Range of Access and Convenience Services

Credit union members expect the same convenience and reach that the largest banks offer, with anytime access through a variety of channels. With CO-OP Financial Services, credit unions can offer the latest technology to level the playing field.

CO-OP Gives Small Credit Unions Access to Affordable Nationwide ATM Network

CO-OP Financial Services’ new Small Credit Union Program makes it possible for small credit unions to rival the benefits offered by the ATM networks of the largest financial institutions.

CO-OP Financial Services, Credit Unions for Kids Team Up to Enable Contributions at ATMs

CO-OP Financial Services and Credit Unions for Kids are teaming up to make it easy for credit union members to give back to those in need during the holiday season by introducing an add-on transaction that will allow them to make a charitable contribution at the ATM.

The Shift Toward Self-Service: What Does it Mean to Credit Unions?

Consumers have become used to conducting many of their day-to-day tasks using a self-service channel, from self-check lines at the grocery store to renting movies through a Redbox outlet or checking a flight’s status at an airline kiosk. How can credit unions capitalize on the trend?

Got Smartphone? Get Cash, Thanks to Diebold, Paydiant Partnership

The future is here. Consumers can now use their smartphones, instead of debit or credit cards, to withdraw cash from ATMs. In this week’s Strategic Link Business Partner article, Diebold, Incorporated brings an important technology announcement to the year 2013.

Consumer Rebranding, Promotion Kicks Off for Co-Op Shared Branch

A rebranding and comprehensive marketing initiative will help to promote credit union shared branching. CO-OP Financial Services launches such a plan later this month. Our Strategic Link business partner shares a look at the available resources.

Credit Union Shared Branching to be Rebranded: Cu Service Centers to Give Way to Co-Op Shared Branch

The widely recognized CO-OP branding will now be applied to the shared branching network, making both the ATM network and shared branching benefits more visible to credit union members.

Strategic Link Question of the Week

Our credit union was thinking about purchasing another ATM to provide some further convenience for our members. Is there a better solution to provide member convenience? Could you tell me some more about the CO-OP Network?

Diebold, CO-OP Financial Services Introduce ATM with Full-Service Shared Branching Capabilities

Two Strategic Link business partners have joined forces to bring the convenient credit union shared branching model to the self-service channel by deploying the first ATMs allowing complete access to members of participating credit unions.

Diebold, CO-OP Pilot Face-to-Face Video Technology at ATMs

Diebold and CO-OP Financial Services have partnered to pilot Concierge Video Services, an innovative ATM enhancement that allows members to connect face-to-face with member service representatives at the ATM.

President Signs ATM, CFPB Bills

President Obama signed two bills with implications for credit unions into law Thursday. An NWCUA-supported bill improving ATM fee disclosures will provide regulatory relief and protection from predatory lawsuits, while the other ensures privacy protection when working with the CFPB.

First Tech Completes Unique ATM Fleet Upgrade

As part of its commitment to “making life easier, one transaction at a time,” First Tech Federal Credit Union completed the installation of an entirely new fleet of customized ATMs that are not only easier and faster to use, but also include increased fraud protection features.