Dynamic Card Solutions Offers EMV Smart Start

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.-Dynamic Card Solutions introduced EMV Smart Start, a bundled suite of software and services designed for card issuers who want to issue EMV credit and debit cards. The firm said it developed EMV Smart Start to help financial institutions begin offering EMV cards with instant-issue capability.

For info: www.instantissuance.com


Continuity Engine Renamed Continuity Control

NEW HAVEN, Conn.-Continuity Engine, a provider of on-demand, Web-based software for financial institution controls that automates the regulatory compliance process for credit unions and community banks, said it has changed the company name as well as its flagship product name to Continuity Control. The company said the new name better aligns with its vision to create cost-effective compliance solutions that streamline, organize and manage policies, procedures and audit programs.

For info: www.continuity.net


NAFCU Services Taps Wingspan Portfolio Advisors

CARROLLTON, Texas-Wingspan Portfolio Advisors, LLC, a Dallas-based mortgage servicer specializing in highly delinquent loans, was selected by NAFCU Services Corporation as the association's designated special servicer and preferred partner for dealing with defaulting loans. Wingspan will provide its services to NAFCU member CUs in an effort to save as many problem loans as possible from foreclosure.

For info: wingspanadvisors.com or nafcu.org/nafcuservices


MPSI Celebrates 40 Year-Anniversary

TULSA, Okla.-Marketing Planning Solutions, Inc., a provider of marketplace data, modeling tools and analytical solutions, is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

For info: www.mpsisolutions.com


Solutions In Finance Signs 5 CUs In Q4

LOS GATOS, Calif.-Solutions in Finance, a collections and lending operations consultant to the financial services industry, assisted five new credit union clients in the fourth quarter of 2009. Those new clients are: Cardinal CU ($156 million, Newark, Ohio), Eagle Community CU ($198 million, Lake Forest, Calif.), AltaOne FCU ($543 million, Ridgecrest, Calif.), National Institutes of Health FCU ($442 million, Rockville, Md.) and Sierra Central CU ($651 million, Yuba City, Calif.).

For info: www.solutionsinfinance.com


Three CUs Join Credit Union 24 Network

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-Credit Union 24, the country's largest credit union-owned ATM and point-of-sale network, said three CUs have joined its network-International Airline Employees FCU, NRS Community Development FCU and Cabot & NOI Employees CU.

For info: www.cu24.com


Provident CU Joins Alliance One

COLUMBUS, Ohio-Alliance One, one of the nation's largest selective-surcharge free ATM groups, said Provident Credit Union of Redwood Shores, Calif., has joined the network, becoming the firm's 1,030th financial institutional partner. With the addition of Provident Credit Union's 22 ATMs, Alliance One will boast nearly 4,700 ATMs, the company said.

For info: www.allianceone.coop


Share One Partners With Verafin

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-Share One said it has formed a strategic business partnership with Verafin, a provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and anti-fraud solutions. Verafin said it helps protect credit unions and banks from the financial, compliance, and reputational risks associated with fraud and money laundering. Its Bank Secrecy Act/AML and anti-fraud solution automates risk scoring; suspicious activity detection; watch list scanning; case management; compliance reporting and record keeping; and vendor management.

For info: www.verafin.com or www.shareone.com


MEMBERS Trust Unveils New IRA

TAMPA, Fla.-MEMBERS Trust Co. has introduced a Trusteed IRA. "The Trusteed IRA takes the best of an IRA and a trust and marries both agreements into one document-an IRA with the benefits of a trust agreement," the CUSO said. It noted the Trusteed IRA maintains the same tax treatment as an IRA with the flexibility of a trust to address the individual situations and concerns of grantors.

For info: www.memberstrust.com.

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