Topic: Blog

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 »

Contactless Plastics: Is Now the Time?

The number of payment options available to consumers continues to increase, and consumers continue to choose credit and debit cards as their preferred methods of payment. This is good news for credit unions: Not only do cards strengthen the overall member relationship, but they also provide a significant source of non-interest income. Staying Top of… Read more »

Employee Spotlight: Tim Brooks, Vice President – Marketing

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. Tim Brooks, Vice President – Marketing… Read more »

Faster Payments: RTP® Receive Is Now Available!

It’s hard to believe that the RTP® Network just celebrated its 5-year anniversary! This real-time payments system, operated by The Clearing House and administered to Synergent customers through the JHA PayCenter umbrella, has grown rapidly and processed 49 million transactions totaling $22.7 billion in Q4 of 2022! We are pleased to announce that RTP® Receive… Read more »

Synergent Helps Three Credit Unions Win CUNA Diamond Awards

In the credit union industry, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) Diamond Awards are significant. On March 28, credit union marketers from across the country gathered in Orlando for the annual Diamond Dinner and Awards Presentation held during the annual CUNA Marketing & Business Development Council Conference. Synergent is proud to have created three of… Read more »