CU*Answers Clients Getting Aggressive with Mobile Apps

Since CU*Answers announced its partnership with CU Mobile Apps in June of this year, 46 credit unions on the CU*BASE® core processing platform have either completed or kicked off development of a full-featured mobile app solution for members, integrating the It’s Me 247 suite of online and mobile banking products with a robust set of tools developed by CU Mobile Apps. Projects are moving swiftly, in part due to the collaborative approach that is integral to the network.

“Being able to contact a mobile app provider and have them already know about CU*BASE and It’s Me 247 and our network products makes such a difference,” says Randy Karnes, CU*Answers CEO. “We knew that credit unions were chomping at the bit to get something in the app stores for their members, and CU Mobile Apps is giving our clients a high quality tool they can get up and running, fast.”

First Financial CU of Skokie, Illinois, has been a CU*BASE client since 2009. Jennifer Kulkoski, Director of Marketing & Innovation at First Financial, says, “Working with CU Mobile Apps has been a terrific experience. They worked hard to get our app created and approved as quickly as possible without compromising quality.” First Financial CU’s CEO, Patrick Basler, says, “Since offering the app in early 2012, we’ve had tremendous usage amongst our membership.  Roughly 30% of our checking account members downloaded the app within the first few months.”

CU Mobile Apps is the most recent product offered by Member Service Solutions, LLC, a provider of insurance and financial solutions for credit unions and financial institutions. In recent months, the groundbreaking financial app for smartphone users has received some impressive national attention, with four out of the NerdWallet’s seven “top picks” having been developed by CU Mobile Apps.

To learn more about CU Mobile Apps, visit or call (800) 537-9035 extension 105.