Online Banking Key To Satisfaction and Growth at Credit Unions

by Jim Marous

According to recently released research, credit unions continue to score higher than banks in six key areas that have been found to drive customer satisfaction.

Interestingly, however, while lower rates and fees are still a significant component of a positive member experience, the impact of improvements in the online/mobile channel delivery will have the greatest impact on increased customer satisfaction in the future.

CFI Group, a customer satisfaction technology and analytics firm, in an inaugural study entitled “2013 Credit Union Satisfaction Index,” measured six primary drivers of customer satisfaction on a 0-100 point scale and found that credit unions consistently scored high in all categories, with each driver scoring in excess of 80 points. This score was higher than many other industries including retail banking.
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