Best Innovation Group Launches SetIt Credit with Citadel Federal Credit Union

Best Innovation Group Launches SetIt Credit with Citadel Federal Credit Union

Best Innovation Group Launches SetIt Credit with Citadel Federal Credit Union

Partners with MasterCard on tool to help credit unions cement “top of app” status

For Immediate Release:

Best Innovation Group (BIG), a credit union innovation catalyst with 20 years of payments experience, today announced the launch of SetIt Credit, a card management tool designed to improve cardholder experience in an easy to use, secure platform.

As consumers increasingly shop online and pay bills with debit and credit cards, it’s more important than ever for financial institutions to ensure card use and to maintain up-to-date cardholder information. Credit unions face particular challenges when competing with institutions with greater marketing reach.

SetIt Credit, a new solution from BIG, offers an easily integrated online banking tool with a one-click approach for updating customer addresses and other important information, including new card account numbers and billing relationships, across multiple channels. Setit Credit helps credit unions reinforce member engagement and enrich insights on member spending habits.

“Top-of-wallet status has always been essential to a healthy card program,” explains BIG CEO and co-founder John Best. “The rules are changing as mobile wallets move into the mainstream and payment options multiply- ‘top of app’ is now the name of the game. We’re thrilled to be able to empower credit unions to increase member convenience. ”

SetIt Credit will enter beta production with Citadel Federal Credit Union in Exton, PA during the second quarter of 2017. “We want to empower our members to take greater control of their cards, said Michael Schnably, Citadel’s Senior Vice President. “At the same time, we recognize that payment apps can pose a challenge for credit unions. We believe our institution can serve as members’ central source for app-based card control.”

Streamlined Card Functionality
In support of mutual customers, BIG and Mastercard are teaming on SetIt Credit to further streamline card functionality within digital payments with the goals of making processes more consumer friendly and creating new “top of app” opportunities for issuers. “We see clear value in working with companies such as BIG that enable innovative solutions that are safe, simple, and smart,” said John Ainsworth, executive vice president, Mastercard.

For more information on SetIt Credit, including a replay of recent informational webinars, please visit setitcredit.com or contact Ed Gonzalez at BIG (813-377-4963 or ed@big-fintech.com).

 

About Best Innovation Group
SetIt Credit, LLC is a division of Best Innovation Group (BIG). Founded in 2014, BIG is an innovation catalyst created to provide clients with the insights and resources to quickly implement digital solutions and adopt cutting-edge technologies. BIG provides research and development services in the form of written research and prototypes, and is constantly searching for new technological solutions to help credit unions grow. BIG leverages the aggregate scale of its clients to create relationships with large entities that would not otherwise engage in the credit union market. For more information, visit: www.big-fintech.com.

About Mastercard Incorporated
Mastercard (NYSE: MA), www.mastercard.com, is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone. Follow us on Twitter @MastercardNews.

 

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Credit Union Industry Experts, John Best, Founder of Best Innovation Group (BIG), Glen Sarvady, Managing Principal at 154 Advisors and Anne Legg, Founder of THRIVE Strategic Services have teamed-up to offer a new podcast series to form the BIGcast Network. The BIGcast will become a twice weekly podcast and will be offering financial news and thought leadership in the areas of Business Strategy, Innovation, Payments and Leadership to financial institutions globally. Meet the BIGCast Network Team:

John Best is recognized as a thought leader and visionary of technology advancements and financial application development within the credit union industry. Requests for speaking engagements include Symitar national and regional conferences, Information Technologies Credit Union Association annual conference, and CUNA Technology Council, CUNA Marketing Council, CUNA lending Council Filene Water Cooler Annual Symposium and Correlation annual meeting as a keynote speaker.
Anne Legg is founder of THRIVE Strategic Services. THRIVE leads organizations to goal attainment via data translation resulting in innovative and transformational business strategies. Anne is a recognized credit union expert and thought leader with an MBA thesis on the credit union business model as well as two internationally published whitepapers on credit union business strategy. She has served as an SME for CUNA and National University and has instructed at several CUNA schools.
Glen Sarvady’s episodes of the BIGCast will focus on top-of-mind topics impacting the payments world, analysis of recent product launches, acquisitions, partnerships and innovations, and on-site reporting and interviews from industry venues like Finovate, Money 20/20 and NACHA Payments. Interviews will be brief and to-the-point, emphasizing substance and avoiding informercial territory. As with other BIGCast Network offerings credit unions receive added attention, but the discussions will be relevant and entertaining for strategic thinkers across the financial services spectrum, particularly those interested in consumer and small business experience and the real-world effects of breakthrough payment innovations.

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