1st Financial Launches Cutting-Edge Mobile Banking App

Wentzville , MO (May 3, 2017) –  In response to data showing a major increase in mobile banking by its membership, 1st Financial Federal Credit Union announces the launch of a new mobile banking app for smart phones.

The app, available for iPhone, Android and iPad platforms, provides a highly secure portal with a broad range of features. Optimized for a seamless, intuitive experience, the app allows users to check account balances, view transactions, deposit checks, transfer funds to external accounts, pay bills and more. All from the palm of their hand with fingerprint login available for compatible iPhone and iPad users.

Most of all, the new app also allows users to aggregate all of their financial accounts, including accounts from other financial institutions, into one single app.

“Our statistics indicated that more and more of our members are accessing our convenient mobile banking platform each month,” said Laura Woods, Vice President with 1st Financial.  “So, we knew that it was essential to stay ahead of the curve in adding cutting-edge technology, like our new app. Our first priority is to serve our members. We want their banking experience to be easy, enjoyable and convenient.”

1st Financial Federal Credit Union is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and was awarded the 2016 Community Credit Union of the Year by Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

For more information about 1st Financial Federal Credit Union and the credit union difference, visit www.thebetterwaytobank.org.

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About 1st Financial Federal Credit Union

Like all credit unions, 1st Financial is a member-owned, financial cooperative. 1st Financial Federal Credit Union was chartered on September 3, 1968 as District 837 Credit Union by the International Association of Machinist members employed by McDonnell Douglas. Today, with over 30,000 members and over $220 million in assets, 1st Financial is a St. Louis metro area financial institution dedicated to helping members achieve their financial dreams. For over 45 years 1st Financial has provided members with a full line of dependable financial products and services which returns profits to the members in the form of lower rates on loans and higher savings yields. The cooperative nature of credit unions enables 1st Financial to provide products and services at very reasonable rates.

1st Financial Federal Credit Union serves those who live, work, worship, attend school, or regularly conduct business in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County, Missouri and a wide array of companies throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. 1st Financial is a member-owned, not-for-profit financial organization committed to providing quality services to the membership while demonstrating safe and sound business practices. Deposits are federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit www.thebetterwaytobank.org.