Topic: Blog

Synergent Card Services Executive Looks Ahead to Merchant Response to New Credit Card Fees

The news is everywhere, being communicated in both mainstream media and trade publications alike: the MasterCard and Visa networks have advised that effective January 27, 2013, U.S. merchants will have the option of adding a surcharge to certain credit card point-of-sale (POS) transactions. Reflecting on the effect this news will have on credit unions, Rebekah Higgins, Assistant Vice President,… Read more »

Pent-up Demand & Lender Rivalry: A Lending Opportunity Worth Seizing!

In the busy bustle of the first quarter of 2013, don’t let auto loan promotions be pushed to the back burner.  In a season that is packed with dealer incentives and sales, it the perfect storm for credit unions to promote their latest offer! This combination of pent-up demand and sharper competition among auto lenders… Read more »

How Gen Y Financial Satisfaction Affects your Credit Union

Fiserv, a business partner of Synergent, recently conducted a survey of the financial habits of 3,000 households to see if there was a correlation between member satisfaction and how in control of their finances they felt. Through this survey, seniors (65+) reported they felt the most satisfaction with and control over their finances. Conversely, Gen… Read more »