Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union Launches Triple Play Mobile Banking Bonanza

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June 6, 2011 – Germantown, MD – Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union (MC EFCU) of Germantown, MD is teaming with Intuit Financial Services to offer consumers text message banking, mobile Web browser banking and an iPhone application,enabling members to access their account balances, history, transfers and e-bill payments while on the go.  In addition, MC EFCU is offering text message banking that provides members with the ability to securely check balances and transactions via a simple SMS text. 

Through the use of focus groups and member surveys, MC EFCU identified its member’s strong desire to become untethered from the requirement to physically go to a branch to do their banking. With the implementation of the three mobile services, text message banking, mobile web banking and an iPhone application, MC EFCU islistening to its members and is reacting to meet their mobileneeds as quickly as possible.

“MC EFCU is moving quickly to become one of the most technologically advanced financial institutions in the country, but, we aren’t taking this step for the sake of being technologically advanced. We are moving into these high-tech mobile and other services because our members asked us to and we believe that it is the best way to serve their changing needs. Our members want the freedom to access their accounts where ever they are and whenever they want,” said Jim Norris, CEO, MC EFCU.

MC EFCU continues to strive to find the best ways possible to meet the changing needs of its members. Technology is an important tool for MC EFCU to meet those needs, but, continuing the Credit Union Industries tradition of putting its members first, when it comes to customer service and reducing the cost of banking services, is also an important tool to meet the needs of its members. MC EFCU is committed to providing its members all the advantages that technology can bring to a financial institution, in an environment that is focused on customer service and low costs.

About Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union (MC EFCU) Montgomery County Employees Federal Credit Union offers its members a comprehensive portfolio of banking products and services. MC EFCU provides all of the conventional products and services an individual expects from a financial institution, but also provides its members the latest state-of-the-art products and services. Mobile banking, text banking, on-line banking and bill pay, are just some of the cutting edge financial services MC EFCU offers its members. MC EFCU serves the employees of many companies and organizations. These organizations have concluded that MC EFCU’s portfolio of financial services should be an important component of their employees’ benefits packages.  For more information, please visit:

About Intuit Financial ServicesIntuit Financial Services (formerly Digital Insight) helps banks and credit unions grow by making it easier for consumers and businesses to manage their money. As a division of Intuit Inc, Intuit Financial Services’ portfolio of on-demand solutions and services are built on insights gained over three decades working with customers and creating innovative offerings that anticipate their needs.

Intuit, the Intuit logo, Intuit Financial Services, Digital Insight, FinanceWorks and Quicken, among others, are registered trademarks and/or registered service marks of Intuit Inc. in the United States and other countries. 


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