SURREY, BC, Sept. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - If you are a Coast Capital Savings
member with an iPhone, your on-the-go banking just got easier with the
credit union's launch of its app which is available today from the App
Store on iPhone and iPod touch.
The new app complements Coast Capital's suite of mobile banking services
including a mobile banking website, SMS or text banking, and mobile
"With the introduction of the Coast Capital App for iPhone and iPod
touch, our members have even greater choices for their mobile banking
needs," said Sebastian Troen, Coast Capital's director of eBusiness and
direct technology. "We've enhanced our existing mobile banking options
with an app that provides innovative features and convenient access in
a safe and secure environment. The personal financial information of
customers using the Coast Capital App for iPhone is as secure as those
who log on to online banking, with password-protected access."
The Coast Capital Savings App for iPhone allows users to perform various
functions, such as viewing account balances and account history, paying
bills and transferring funds. Customers can also view and manage
scheduled bill payments and transfers, receive account-related messages
and financial reminders, easily locate Coast Capital branches or ATMs,
and contact the credit union by phone, e-mail, website and social
In addition to this latest mobile feature, Coast Capital offers a mobile
banking website for smart phone users (www.coastcapitalsavings.com/m) which provides access to all key features including allowing customers
to view account activity, transfer funds and pay bills. They also offer
SMS text banking and text alerts that allow members to view balances
and be alerted to fraudulent account activity.
Troen notes that the new Coast Capital Savings App for iPhone offers a
unique "QuickView" feature to Coast Capital members.
"The QuickView feature allows you to check out your account balances at
a glance, without logging in, but all your critical financial
information remains safe," said Troen. "It's a handy feature for those
who check their account balances frequently or for those occasions when
you want to quickly check the status of your account before making
debit card purchases."
He said Coast Capital members can download the app for free.
"At Coast Capital Savings, we want to provide simple financial help to
our customers, whether it's through great products, excellent customer
service, or technology that enables them to access us using the channel
that best suits their needs and lifestyle," Troen added. "For those
with an iPhone or iPod touch, this is just another way for us to
deliver on that commitment."
The Coast Capital Savings App is available for free from the App Store
on iPhone & iPod touch or at http://www.itunes.com/appstore.
Coast Capital Savings Credit Union is Canada's second largest credit
union with total assets under administration of $13.5 billion, 475,000
members and 50 branches in the Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, and
Vancouver Island regions of British Columbia. Product innovations
include Canada's first free chequing account from a full-service
financial institution and the country's most flexible mortgage product,
the You're the Boss™ Mortgage, which was named 2010 Mortgage of the
Year by canadianmortgagetrends.com. Coast Capital offers one of
Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™. It is a member of
Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club and an Imagine Canada
Caring Company. To learn more, visit www.coastcapitalsavings.com.
Image with caption: "A screenshot of Coast Capital's app for iPhone (CNW Group/Coast Capital Savings Credit Union)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120905_C4008_PHOTO_EN_17512.jpg
SOURCE: Coast Capital Savings Credit Union
For further information:
Manager, Media Relations, Coast Capital Savings