FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 24, 2010
WASHINGTON – CULookup.com, the industry-leading credit union locator website, today announced the addition of geomapping and shared-branching features. CULookup.com is now the most user-friendly and full-featured resource to find a credit union online.“CULookup.com is a great tool for prospective and existing members. With the addition of the shared-branching feature, consumers can easily find credit union kiosks as close as the corner 7-Eleven,” said NAFCU President Fred Becker. “Today, with the new mapping detail, finding a credit union is easier than ever before.”Consumers continue to appreciate the value of credit unions. According to a recent survey, credit unions outrank banks in customer satisfaction.Combined with the other recent upgrades, including 30 personal finance calculators, financial literacy resources and the credit union/bank rate comparison tool, CULookup.com is a full-service, state-of-the-art credit union locator site that lists all federally insured credit unions.CULookup.com’s financial tools and resources help attract consumers who are unfamiliar with the services and benefits that credit unions have to offer. Eighty percent of the site’s traffic month over month comes from new visitors.“CULookup.com today is unrivaled in the services and information it provides to consumers,” Becker emphasized. “We help prospective members find a credit union they can join and enjoy the low fees, excellent service and competitive rates that are the benefits of credit union membership.” The shared branching information is provided by Financial Services Centers Cooperative, the nation's largest and most convenient credit union Shared Branch Network.CULookup.com was developed, underwritten and is maintained by NAFCU Services Corporation, a subsidiary of the National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU).NAFCU is the only national organization that focuses exclusively on federal issues affecting credit unions, representing its members before the federal government and the public. NAFCU Services Corporation is a wholly owned, for-profit subsidiary of NAFCU and is a source of innovative solutions for growth and productivity for credit unions.