AUSTIN, Texas (5/29/15)--Fort Community CU has partnered with app developer Malauzai Software to offer the Buzz Points rewards program to its membership.
Buzz Points is a CUNA Strategic Services strategic alliance provider.
The Fort Atkinson, Wis.-based credit union is updating its Malauzai SmartApp that is integrated with the Buzz Points localized rewards program, providing members access to their Buzz Points account directly in the mobile banking app.
The program is free and allows members of Fort Community CU to earn rewards while supporting the local economy by using their debit cards for everyday shopping.
“The local rewards program offered by Buzz Points aligns with the credit union philosophy and spirit of supporting the community on which our institution is built,” said Danielle Frawley, Fort Community CU chief retail officer. “Malauzai’s focus on community institutions made them the ideal mobile banking partner for us, and their ability to integrate with the existing Buzz Points program was a natural fit."
Buzz Points is a merchant-funded rewards platform that works with community financial institutions and local businesses to engage mutual patrons. Credit union members can earn points by using their debit cards whenever they shop, but they earn more points for shopping locally and the most points for shopping with local businesses enrolled in the program.