Postal Credit Union Offering Convenience of Online Account Opening

WOODBURY, MN (August 19, 2013) — Postal Credit Union (PCU) in Minnesota is now offering the convenience of 24/7 online account opening, utilizing the best-in-class uOpen tool from Harland Financial Solutions. With a simple click of the mouse, new members can “Join PCU” from the credit union’s homepage, while current members can open additional accounts. The application process takes about 10 minutes to complete.

The Online Account Opening tool can be used to open Savings, Checking, Money Market, and Reserve Savings accounts. Future enhancements will include the ability to apply for a new auto or personal loan or Visa Credit Card. Accounts can be funded with a credit or debit card, or a transfer from another financial institution at the time of account opening.

One in 4 or 54.9 million U.S. consumers attempted to open an account online in 2011, according to a 2011 Javelin study. Acceptance and demand for such services continues to grow.  “Convenience and delivering services the member needs when they need them, regardless of the time of day, are top priorities for Postal Credit Union,” said President/CEO Brian Sherrick. “With our new Online Account Opening tool new and existing members don’t have to wait until we open our doors to conduct their important business.”

Founded in 1926, PCU is a member owned financial institution that specializes in providing excellent member service, great rates and convenience. PCU offers a complete range of services, including 24/7 loan approval, mortgages, online banking, online deposits, mobile banking, free checking, business services, investment services and more. PCU is proud to serve Anoka, Chisago, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey and Washington counties, with office locations in Eagan, Hugo, North St. Paul, West St. Paul and Woodbury. For more information, call 651-770-7000, 800-247-0857 or visit

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