Apple announced 24 new participating Apple Pay issuers, including 22 credit unions. More than 155 credit unions out of less than 250 issuers offer the service.

Among the new credit union issuers are the $415 million Bellwether Community Credit Union in Manchester, N.H.; the $243 million Benchmark Federal Credit Union, in West Chester, Penn; the $15 million Blackhawk Community Credit Union in Beaver Falls, Penn.; the $2 billion CommunityAmerica CU in Kansas City, Mo.; the $2 billion Community First CU in Appleton, Wis.; the $143 million Connections CU in Pocatello, Idaho, the $164 million cPort CU in Portland, Maine; the $140 million Denver Fire Department FCU; the $148 million Electro Savings CU in St. Louis; the $1.1 billion Elements Financial FCU in Indianapolis; the $448 million First Financial CU in Albuquerque, N.M.; the $541 million Greater Nevada CU in Carson City, Nev.; the $485 million Harvard University Employees CU in Cambridge, Mass.; the $665 million Interra CU IN Goshen Ind.; the $1.3 billion Kern Schools FCU in Bakersfield, Calif.; the $1.6 billion Nusenda CU in Albuquerque, N.M.; the $533 million People’s Trust FCU in Houston; the $1.7 billion Premier America CU in Chatsworth, Calif.; the $505 million Premier Members FCU in Boulder, Colo.; the $2.2 billion SAFE Credit Union in Folsom, Calif.; the $248 million Scient FCU in Groton, Conn.; and the $358 million Tucson FCU in Tucson, Ariz.

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Roy Urrico

Roy W. Urrico specializes in articles about financial technology and services for Credit Union Times, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, and case studies. Also: writer/editor of a semi-annual newsletter for Association for Financial Technology since 1997 and history projects funded by the U.S Interior Department, National Park Service and Warren County (N.Y.).

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