Pioneer Services Website Named "Best in Class" For Military

Helps military families access tools and resources easily and securely

07 Jun, 2013, 13:49 ET from Pioneer Services, a Division of MidCountry Bank

KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Services' website went through a redesign late last year that added many upgrades and features. All of the changes were aimed at helping military families easily find the information they need and want, and do so in a safe and secure way. These changes were recognized when the Interactive Media Council, Inc., a nonprofit organization of leading Web-related professionals, named the site "Best in Class" among military websites in the 2013 "Interactive Media Award" competition.


The site now includes a comprehensive financial education learning center with video and audio podcasts, an educational blog, self-help guides, and much more. For safety it features Secure Socket Layer encryption throughout the site, is Norton Secured, and is certified by TRUSTe, the most comprehensive privacy certification available.

"The intent was to create a site for military families that's easy to use and informative, providing them with the tools and resources they need make informed financial decisions and improve their overall quality of life," said Director of Marketing Randy Freese.

The awards are designed to elevate the standards of excellence online, and each winning entry had to successfully pass through a comprehensive judging system. Sites were judged on design, content, feature functionality, usability, and standards compliance and browser capabilities, with judges giving up to 100 points in each category, for a total of 500 points. Pioneer Services' website,, received 483 points, including 98 for design, 99 for functionality, and a perfect 100 for content.

Pioneer Services, a division of MidCountry Bank, provides financial services and award-winning education to members of the Armed Forces. For more than 25 years, Pioneer Services has been a leader in military lending, offering military loans, retail lending, VA loans, Certificates of Deposit, savings accounts, and award-winning financial education programs through a network of offices and on the Internet. Pioneer Services is proud to support military families and communities through a variety of partnerships, programs, and sponsorships.

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All loan applications are confidential and subject to our credit policies. No official US military endorsement is implied. MidCountry Bank is a member FDIC.

Scott Cahill
Public Relations, Pioneer Services
ph: 816-756-2020

SOURCE Pioneer Services, a Division of MidCountry Bank