Feb 09, 2021 /

Kindred expands digital banking options with launch of faster, more secure mobile app

Kitchener, ON – Kindred Credit Union (Kindred) is excited to announce the launch of the new Kindred Credit Union App, offering a faster, more secure mobile banking experience.

“Kindred is committed to expanding access to existing and new members alike,” notes Ian Thomas, chief executive officer. “By offering enhanced digital banking, we’re inviting Ontarians who wish to connect their values and faith with their finances to experience Banking with Purpose wherever they’re at.”

Developed in partnership with Central 1, Kindred’s new app offers increased speed and stability, giving personal members fast and reliable mobile banking services. Built on the agile Forge Digital Banking Platform, Kindred is pleased to offer a cutting-edge app that also reflects the latest accessibility standards, making mobile banking easier for all members.

“Kindred Credit Union’s mobile app experience is just another great example of how embracing digital transformation accelerates and refines the member experience,” says Mark Blucher, president and CEO of Central 1. “We’re excited to see financial institutions like Kindred Credit Union prioritizing innovation and the evolving needs of their members.”

Thomas adds, “Working in partnership with Central 1, we’re reaping the benefits of collaborating with a valued partner who’s committed to driving innovation across the Canadian credit union sector.”

The newly released Kindred Credit Union App is now available for download in the Apple App Store and the Google Play store, alongside the existing Kindred Credit Union (Legacy) app, which is still available for use by Kindred small business members.

About Kindred Credit Union

Kindred Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative based in southwestern, Ontario. Kindred’s values-centred approach is woven into everything we do and makes us the one-of-a-kind choice for those who want to connect their values and faith with their finances. Through Kindred’s eight full-service branches and online banking platform, we offer our members a complete range of banking, borrowing, and investing products and services. For more information, visit kindredcu.com.

About Central 1

Central 1 is a preferred partner for financial, digital banking and payment products and services – fueling the success of businesses across Canada. We leverage our scale, strength and expertise to power progress for more than 250 credit unions and other financial institutions, enhancing the financial well-being of more than 5 million customers from coast to coast. For more information, visit central1.com.

Media Contacts

Frank Chisholm
Director, Brand and Marketing
Kindred Credit Union
519.746.1010, Ext. 5211

Paige Strand
Communications Manager
Central 1 Credit Union