Synergent Named One of the 2021 Best Places to Work in ME

The 2021 Best Places to Work list has been released and once again, we are on it! This year’s list recognizes 100 employers in three size categories and, together, the Maine Credit Union League and Synergent were honored in the medium-size employer category. This is the ninth time our organization has been named to the… Read more »

Did You Know the Durbin Amendment Impacts Every Single Debit Transaction?

How familiar are you with the Durbin Amendment? This much buzzed about effort impacts consumers every time they swipe their debit cards. In 2010, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act was signed into law in response to the effects of the Great Recession. This complex piece of reform legislation created new regulations… Read more »

Synergent Earns Distinct Awards Recognition for Creative Marketing Excellence

Synergent is pleased to announce it has received eight Marketing Association of Credit Unions (MAC) Awards—a new record for Synergent—for marketing campaigns with the following credit unions: Bayer Heritage FCU, Dirigo FCU, Endurance FCU, Mississippi FCU, New Dimensions FCU, OTIS FCU, Palisades CU, and Sebasticook Valley FCU. MAC Awards are presented annually to celebrate the… Read more »

Synergent Launches New Offering to Help Credit Unions Maximize Their Core Investment

Core Consulting provides trusted expertise to enable strategic credit union growth. Recognizing how important it is for credit unions to understand the capabilities and versatility of Symitar’s® Episys® core processing platform, Synergent is pleased to announce the launch of a new service that will help credit unions gain short- and long-term efficiencies. Through core consulting,… Read more »

Getting More From Your Core: Talk to a Core Consultant

The core processor is essentially the brain of any credit union. It houses all of the sensitive member data that drives a credit union’s operations. It is the hub of information from which all automated processes and teller-driven transactions are drawn. Synergent is pleased to provide Symitar® Episys® core processing as an outsourced solution to… Read more »

2021 J. Thomas Gavin Scholarship Recipients Announced

Two graduates from Windham and Greely High Schools will each receive $2,500.  Synergent is pleased to announce that the 2021 J. Thomas Gavin Scholarship has been awarded to Elliot Jordan and Meaghan McBreairty. Elliot is a graduate of Windham High School and will be attending St. Michael’s College in Colchester, VT. He is a member… Read more »

5 Reasons to Offer Summer Skip-A-Pay

When you think of Skip-A-Pay, does summer come to mind as the right time for this offer? We hope “yes!” is the answer you have! While members have many motivations for wanting to take advantage of a Skip-A-Pay promotion, here are our top five reasons your credit union may wish to offer summer Skip-A-Pay to your members.

5 To-Dos For Your Member Identification Program

Do you know who your members are? (No, this isn’t a trick question!) Each and every member your credit union interacts with in an official capacity should be verified upon initiation of membership and in each subsequent interaction as part of your Member Identification Program (MIP). Not only is this done to ensure that you… Read more »

HRCU Signs Multi-Year Agreement with Synergent for Payment Processing Services

Synergent is pleased to announce that Holy Rosary Credit Union (HRCU) has extended and expanded its payment processing services agreement with Synergent to include card processing. The credit union also partners with Synergent for the delivery of Symitar’s® Episys® core processing system, share draft and statement processing, and marketing services. “As our trusted vendor for data services,… Read more »