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Mobile Access

Mobile access is here

We’re excited to introduce mobile banking! With Mobile Access, Alternatives’ new mobile banking app, you will be able to perform many banking transactions on the go, from the convenience of your smartphone or mobile device.
• Check balances
• View transactions
• Transfer money between Alternatives accounts
• Make loan payments
• View spending patterns
• Use BillPay 
• Contact Alternatives Member Service
• Find ATM locations
• Receive mobile alerts

Mobile Access is available on Android smartphones and tablets, as well as iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch. Phones must have a current data plan with internet access.

You must have an active account with Alternatives, and be already enrolled in our online banking site, Online Access (the login credentials to Mobile Access are the same as Online Access). Additionally, you must already be enrolled in BillPay through Online Access to use it on Mobile Access. 

How to get started
Download the app from the Apple Store or Google Play. Search for “Alternatives FCU.”

Windows phones, Blackberry phones and any non-smartphones with internet access will be able to access our WAP site  (Wireless Application Protocol), which is a streamlined browser-based version of Mobile Access. 

We will also have a mobile version of our website available at http://m.alternatives.org

Please contact your current phone service provider or Member Service if you need assistance downloading our app.

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With a background of 15 years in Human Resources, Kathy Nivison started up the Ithaca office of Express Employment Professionals to better serve local employment and recruiting needs. Kathy approached Alternatives for a business loan, and was impressed with both the loan's low interest rate, as well as the quick response from Bob Anderson, the business loan officer at Alternatives.

Kathy took advantage of our "Women and Minority" subsidized loan, which helps women and minority borrowers who have a minimum of one year in business and are looking for assistance with continued growth and expansion.

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