Michigan FCU Selects Irwin
CLIO, Mich.-Michigan FCU has selected Irwin Mortgage to provide its members with home financing. The company will place Todd Zimmerman inside MFCU's Clio, Mich. Office. Irwin said it will originate mortgages and service them with a non-solicitation guarantee, "while giving the credit union the option to own selected mortgages to meet their portfolio needs."
For info: www.irwinfinancial.com.
Enterprise Web Manager Debuts
PLANO, Texas-EDS has launched Enterprise Web Manager, a new software package integrating e-business activities for credit unions that the company said will help simplify the process of building, expanding and managing their Web presence. The $1.1-billion Texans Credit Union, Richardson, Texas, has become the first customer to use Enterprise Web Manager, which EDS said is aimed at credit unions of all sizes. EDS said it developed the application to give credit unions the flexibility to choose and manage their own web content, the power to provide secure access control to manage who can see this content, additional efficiency to improve how forms and applications are routed for processing, and to make electronic delivery channels easier to manage. Enterprise Web Manager can be used with numerous other home banking products.
Chex Systems, Harland Agree
MOUNDS VIEW, Minn.-Chex Systems, Inc. has signed an agreement with John H. Harland Co. that will give Harland's more than 5,000 banks and credit union customers web-based access to eFunds' ChexSystems account- opening services. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based eFunds is parent company to Chex Systems. Harland will use eFunds' XML-based technology to connect customers to eFunds' ChexSystems services via the web. According to the agreement, banks and credit unions that are currently making ChexSystems inquiries via phone will now have access to the eFunds DebitBureau database.
For info: www.efunds.com.
El Paso Employees Picks TNB
EL PASO, Texas-The $123-million El Paso Employees FCU said it has partnered with TNB Card Services of Dallas to provide credit card processing services to its members. The contract was signed in the first quarter of 2002, and the credit union's accounts will be converted in mid- August. The five-year contract will provide credit card services to approximately 4,200 cardholders.