For Immediate Release
January 19, 2010
Local Contact: Paul B. Stull
Arizona State Credit Union
Telephone (602) 467-4062
Arizona State Credit Union Now Offers Online Account Opening
First state-wide credit union in Arizona to offer the quick, simple and secure service
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Arizona State Credit Union is now offering online account opening service for existing and new Credit Union members. As the first Arizona state-wide Credit Union to offer this service, existing and new members will find the process quick, simple and secure. The application process takes less than nine minutes to complete, no account opening fee and provides the same level of security as Arizona State Credit Union Online Banking.
"Offering the online account opening service demonstrates Arizona State Credit Union's commitment to the needs of its community by providing responsive service and convenient access with security," said David E. Doss, President and CEO of Arizona State Credit Union. "It's a quick and simple process that offers a full range of deposit account types, with the ability to open an account from anywhere at any time of the day- all you need is a computer with internet access to get started."
This new online service offers a range of deposit accounts to select from, including: savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts and share certificates. Arizona State Credit Union's online account creation tool is simple to follow with its step-by-step guided process and there is no service fee for joining the Credit Union.
The online account opening service demonstrates Arizona State Credit Union's commitment in providing convenient services to its existing and new members. Other convenient services offered by the Credit Union include mobile banking, which features account balance text alerts, and free online bill pay.
"We've added the online account opening service in response to the increased consumer interest in and demand for credit unions," said Doss. "With the volatility in the economy, consumers are seeking out new banking relationships that provide services that more closely align with their needs. At Arizona State Credit Union, we're more than happy to be the right source for them."
For more information to open an account, individuals can visit www.azstcu.org.
About Arizona State Credit Union
Arizona State Credit Union is a $1.3 billion full-service, not-for-profit financial cooperative with a statewide branch network serving the people of Arizona. More than 130,000 Arizonans turn to Arizona State Credit Union for outstanding service and value. Arizona State Credit Union has grown dramatically since its founding in 1951, providing a full line of financial products and services at 21 branches across the state. Nearly 60 years of excellence and outstanding customer service have helped the Credit Union become a three-time winner of Arizona Business Magazine's Ranking Arizona and a three-time recipient of the Peter Barron Stark & Associates Award for Workplace ExcellenceTM. Arizona State Credit Union is headquartered in Phoenix and welcomes membership from businesses and individuals throughout the state. Reach us at 800.671.1098 or visit us at www.azstcu.org.