Giant CUs Join AllpointNetwork
BETHESDA, Md. - (06/16/05) -- Allpoint ATM network said a recentdeal with mid-Atlantic states credit union league has paid off big,helping the surcharge-free network to double it credit unionmembership over the past year to about 100, and 200 financialinstitutions overall. "We've had 30 credit unions signed thismonth, alone, the bulk of them in the three states," Ben Psillas,president of ATM National, the owner of Allpoint, told The CreditUnion Journal, of the recent deal with state leagues inPennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. And the company is preparingto welcome two billion-dollar credit unions to the system: DeltaEmployees CU, Atlanta, and Hudson Valley FCU, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.,joining such other billion-dollar credit unions as Eastman CU,State Employees CU of Maryland, IBM Southeast Employees FCU andPentagon FCU, in the network. Allpoint offers access to more than32,000 ATMs nationwide, most of them in retaillocations.