Co-op Financial Services, the industry leader in access and convenience products for credit unions, has extended its electronic funds transfer (EFT) network access agreement with First Data Corp.'s Star Network.
CO-OP Financial Services provides STAR Network access to more than 600 credit union members and counts STAR among its preferred EFT networks.
CO-OP Financial Services and STAR have worked together since 1985 to ensure member credit unions have secure and reliable network access. The long-term participation by CO-OP Financial Services in STAR has helped STAR to be one of the nation's leading EFT networks with more than two million retail and ATM locations.
"Our long-standing relationship is a testament to the convenient and dependable service CO-OP Financial Services can provide to our members through the STAR Network," said Stan Hollen, president/CEO, CO-OP Financial Services.
CO-OP Financial Services also uses First Data for processing services for reloadable prepaid cards that it offers to its members.
"Continuing to provide exceptional value is a key component to long-term relationships, and we are honored to be a trusted partner for CO-OP Financial Services," said Kevin Barry, general manager, STAR. "The ways that people choose to pay are evolving, and we are committed to helping CO-OP Financial Services and its credit union members offer options that best serve their customers' needs."