THE market

MINNEAPOLIS– City & County Credit Union here has completed an innovative retail facility it says is “relationship-centered.” The project was overseen by NewGround, which said the facility,  at less than 3,500 square feet, is markedly smaller than traditional branches, and its interior design creates a new type of member-focused retail environment. 

MONETT, Mo.– Symitar, a division of Jack Henry, reported that it secured 14 competitive core system takeaways during the first half of the company’s fiscal year 2015, which ended Dec. 31, 2014.

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – CU Xpress Lease said it has partnered with Affinity Federal Credit Union in Basking Ridge, NJ.   Affinity, the largest credit union in the Garden State, will offer auto leasing to its members in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York.

PLANO, Texas--Hundreds of credit union members are showing “the love” this week as they draw hearts on checks they are depositing via their credit union’s mobile capture service.

DES MOINES, Iowa—A new update to SHAZAM BOLT$, the mobile app offered by the SHAZAM Network, is designed to give debit cardholders even greater access to their cash, including a new person-to-person (P2P) money transfer service and an interactive ATM locator.

LINDEN, N.J.–IMM, a provider of e-signature, workflow and document solutions, said that Colorado-based Red Rocks Credit Union has undergone a core conversion and retained the company as its primary teller solutions provider.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—CU*Answers is reporting that while it schedules hundreds of training sessions throughout the year, many of them announced in its annual Education Catalog, others by client request, but the most popular at the moment may be via its Education Express program. 

OSHKOSH, Wis.—Four Wisconsin credit unions have partnered with Chatter Yak!, a marketing and advertising CUSO. The four--Heritage CU, Fort Community CU, Prime Financial CU, and Superior Choice CU three-year contracts for Chatter Yak!’s social media application, Yak Tracker.