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Judy Makela gets by with a little help from her friends-in this case, the vendors that enable her little Oregon credit union to offer high-tech tools while maintaining its high-touch approach to its small membership.

Makela is president of the $29 million Sunset Science Park FCU in Portland, a 2,000-member institution that offers mobile banking through its iPhone app. The credit union also offers such sophisticated features as the ability to move between business and personal accounts through a single sign-on, online banking, e-statements, bill pay, debit cards, home loans and HELOCs, the Fynanz student lending program, but does not offer shared branching.

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