NASA Federal Credit Union Launches Mobile Banking Service

Jul 20, 2010, 15:55 ET from NASA Federal Credit Union

customers can manage finances anytime, anywhere through their cell phone or smart phone

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Federal Credit Union today launched its free mobile banking service, allowing its members, businesses and individuals alike, the ability to access account information, verify balances, transfer funds and locate branches and ATMs from a cell phone or smart phone. NASA FCU Mobile Banking expands credit union customers' options to perform banking transactions beyond its worldwide network of branches, service centers and ATMs.

"NASA Federal Credit Unions mobile banking service is one of the few mobile banking services to offer three ways to access accounts: MobileText, MobileApp and MobileWeb.  This free service provides NASA Federal Credit Union customers throughout the United States and world the convenience to manage finances in a way that best fits their lifestyle and mobile device – all without stepping into a branch location," said Tim Burch, Vice President of Technology Services. "Mobile Banking and our other eServices essentially bring the credit union to our customers, no matter where they go, saving them time and money."    

An online demo at: outlines how customers can enroll and access their accounts using one of three mobile banking platforms: MobileText, MobileWeb and MobileApp.

An estimated 78 U.S. financial institutions offer mobile apps in one of the three major app stores (iPhone®, Android and BlackBerry®) while only an estimated 9 institutions offer mobile apps in more than one major app store.   NASA Federal Credit Union's mobile banking service was launched today with mobile apps in two of the three major marketplaces- iPhone® and BlackBerry®.  The Android app is scheduled to be released in August.  

"Mobile Banking, remote deposit and our soon-to-be-released mobile remote deposit, provide NASA Federal customers with the technology-based financial services they need," said Burch. NASA Federal Credit Union members include individuals and their family members affiliated with NASA, related associations, or professionals working in science, technology, or engineering fields.

For more information on NASA Federal Credit Union's Mobile Banking and other services, visit: An online demo can be found at:

About NASA Federal Credit Union: NASA Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial cooperative owned entirely by its members and operated for the benefit of all who belong. Chartered in 1949, NASA Federal Credit Union serves the diverse needs of more than 75,000 members with a full array of financial services and the strength of over $1 billion in assets.

SOURCE NASA Federal Credit Union