Credit Union Match ready to launch

first_img 3SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr A search engine to help prospective members find credit unions they can join to get the services they want is scheduled for public launch this month.Credit Union Match is going through beta testing to evaluate how well the application sorts through the myriad membership guidelines of all U.S. credit unions. The aim of this online service is to “solve credit unions’ eligibility problem for consumers,” says Sam Brownell, founder of CUCollaborate, which is developing the application.Based on the information users enter, such as where they live, work, worship, and volunteer, Credit Union Match returns a list of all the credit unions they can join. Then potential members can review the products and services those credit unions offer and select their favorite.During testing and fine-tuning, credit unions were invited to confirm their field of membership set out in their bylaws. All credit unions will be included in the search tool for free but will need to login and confirm their field of membership rules to show up in search results, Brownell explains. continue reading »last_img

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