7 Things You Can Do To Prevent Skimming

Skimming is a type of fraud that occurs when a criminal places a device over an existing card reader to record the PIN or card data, which is then transferred to another card to make fraudulent purchases. These illegal devices are often undetectable and can be installed on ATMs, point-of-sale (POS) terminals, or fuel pumps…. Read more »

PeoplesChoice Credit Union Signs New 10-Year Agreement with Synergent to Host Jack Henry’s Symitar Core Processing Solution

Credit union also extends terms for other key product solutions.  Synergent® is pleased to announce that PeoplesChoice CU has signed a new 10-year agreement with Synergent for hosted Jack Henry™ Symitar® core processing. In addition, the credit union has agreed to a new five-year term for Synergent to deliver additional service solutions through Jack Henry,… Read more »

Board Appoints Industry Veteran Cris Wescott as Interim President/CEO

The Maine Credit Union League and Synergent® Board of Directors has appointed Cris Wescott as Interim President/CEO. Wescott will fill the role previously held by Todd Mason, who is returning to his home state of Michigan later this summer. Wescott has over 36 years with the combined organizations and currently serves as Chief Financial Officer and a member… Read more »

Synergent Partners with the Cooperative Credit Union Association to Offer Marketing and Statement Services

Synergent® and the Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) are partnering to provide Synergent’s Marketing Suite of Services and Statement Processing to credit unions in Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. The partnership, announced this week at CCUA’s CU Marketplace tradeshow, will empower the two organizations to work together (or independently) to further meet the… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Ethan Letourneau, Business Development Support Specialist

Synergent’s mission is to ‘help credit unions succeed and improve the financial lives of their members.’ In our monthly Employee Spotlight series, we feature one of our dedicated staff members to help you get to know the people who are working as an extension of your credit union team. After initially discovering Synergent through a… Read more »

What You Should Know About Synthetic Identity Fraud

Fraudulent attempts and scams to steal non-public personal information are consistently on the rise, and with an increasingly digital world, they can be more and more challenging to recognize. Scammers are becoming trickier, attempting to seamlessly integrate scams into our day-to-day lives. This means the risk of exposing personal financial information—even unintentionally—grows daily. An increase… Read more »

Campaign for Ending Hunger: Fourth Annual $100,000 Challenge

Synergent is proud to again sponsor the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger $100,000 Challenge as part of our signature social responsibility initiative. This is the fourth year of this month-long fundraiser to benefit Good Shepherd Food Bank and community food pantries in our home state of Maine. Credit unions across the state are… Read more »

Filling a Niche, Meeting Members’ Lending Needs

Unique fuel and equipment loan campaign filled members’ needs for everything from tools to home heating. Casco Federal Credit Union (FCU) knew there was a lending niche that needed to be filled. Serving a small New England community with hot summers and very cold winters, their personal and business members alike required equipment such as… Read more »

Tailored Core Consulting For Your Credit Union

Your credit union’s core processor is a vital part of your credit union. Your sensitive member data is housed there, and the core drives all your other operations, automated processes, and transactions.  Synergent provides hosted Jack Henry™ Symitar® Core Processing to credit unions from coast-to-coast. It is known to be a flexible workhorse of a… Read more »

Synergent Is Proud to Have Sponsored MECUL Convention

Synergent is proud to have once again served as the premier sponsor of the Maine Credit Union League’s Annual Meeting and Convention held on May 19-20, 2023. It was a busy two days at the Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland, full of networking, inspiring guest speakers, awards, and connection.  Connecting With Synergent Attendees… Read more »