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  • 1. What are some basic browser troubleshooting steps to take when an issue with a website is encountered? Public
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    While it is possible that an issue someone runs into on a website is an issue with the web server or a programming issue with the site, it is very important to rule out any browser or workstation incompatibilities first. If the website is not being opened in a supported browser, for instance, it can cause errors that would otherwise not exist. So what are some standard troubleshooting steps than can be taken? Are you using the latest version of your browser? Just like any other piece of software  More...
  • 2. We have a link to Online Banking from our website. When a member logs out, can they be brought back to our home page automatically? Public
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    Members who use either this logout button or the Logout button at the top of the page will be directed to the Online Banking Community (OBC) page. Your credit union can select a different landing page, however. Contact the Internet Retailer Support Center to activate this feature at irsc@cuanswers.com.
  • 3. What is the benefit of having members use the login pages rather than logging in directly from my website? Public
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    Using a link to the standard login pages provides much more than just the ability to log in: The I forgot my password link that allows them to reset their password online They have to set up the Security Questions anyway; why not give them a place to use them to help themselves if they forget their password? The Apply for Membership link to capture membership applications and work them right from CU*BASE (no rekeying!) Why would you not allow every possible opportunity for someone to say th  More...
  • 4. Can I add account number and password fields to my website to log directly into online banking, bypassing the OBC login screens? Public
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    You can use our Direct Login widget to place a Username field on your website to begin the login process. For the password and security questions, the member would then be directed to the OBC login page, as now. Use the link below for instructions on how to use our Direct Login widget to add the appropriate code to your website. OnlineBanking It's Me 247 Itsme247
  • 5. What is the Internet Retailer Support Center (IRSC)? Public
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    The Internet Retailer Support Center (IRSC) is a support desk at CU*Answers for credit union virtual channel project managers. It brings together several digital strategy products into one cohesive location and a single point of contact—no more searching across CU*Answers’ websites for forms saved in different places! Credit unions looking to expand their virtual channel marketplace will be able to shop and explore the offerings online as well as check project development status. The  More...
  • 6. I've never used Transfer Control in Online Banking or Audio Response before. How do I get started? Public
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    Transfer Control means that a member must tell you the account numbers where he or she would like to be able to transfer funds in Online Banking and Audio Banking. (The same transfer control lists is used by both systems.) Remember that these are accounts that will receive funds from the member's own account. If transfer control is activated, a member will not be able to specify an account number when transferring; instead, he will choose from a drop-down list of names (not account number  More...
  • 7. What are the network routing requirements for CU*BASE GOLD? Public
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    CU*BASE GOLD requires that the following networks be routed to the CU*Answers CU*NextNET connection: For all CU*Answers privately routed networks below, all ports/services should be allowed outbound from the LAN Required for standard Production connectivity: 63.236.240.16/28 63.236.240.48/28 63.236.240.79/32 63.236.240.128/29 63.236.240.138/32 63.236.240.144/28 Required for HA/Disaster Recovery connectivity: 216.111.149.8/30 216.111.149.16/28 216.111.149.240/28 66.115.246.224/27 In addition to t  More...
  • 8. What hardware is required for the CU*Answers online imaging solution? Public
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    To take advantage of the CU*Answers online imaging solution, there are a few required pieces of hardware. Each branch will each need an Gweep upload appliance to transfer the electronic images to the secure database. Additionally, scanners are needed to capture photo IDs (and supporting documents for loans), and signature pads are needed at each workstation where receipts are signed. Thermal printers are required for the system. These hardware devices are described in more detail below: Gweep U  More...
  • 9. A black screen shows up instead of the video when I go to watch an online course video on the OnDemand site. Can you help? Public
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    This will happen if you do not have access to YouTube, which hosts the videos found on the CU*Answers OnDemand site. To fix this problem, ask the IT person or network administrator at your credit union to enable access to YouTube. Another reason could be your browser. If you are having trouble witha particular video, try re-launching it using Internet Explorer rather than Chrome or other browser. The reason we are putting online course videos on YouTube now, instead of on our own server as   More...
  • 10. Currently our certificate rates are played in CU*Talk audio response as well as displayed in It's Me 247 online banking. Can we delete these rates only from audio response? Public
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    The following applies only to credit unions that have activated the Text-To-Speech (TTS) engine for CU*Talk Audio Response. You can use Tool #506 Member Rate Maintenance to control product rates read to members in CU*Talk Audio Response. But keep in mind that because you are using Text-To-Speech, changes made here directly affect the credit union website and It's Me 247 online banking as well. Once in the menu option, select shares or certificates. From the next rate menu you will see a   More...
  • 11. My member wants to see how bill pay works before enrolling. Is there a way to show a demo of the iPay product? Public
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    Yes there is! We offer two ways your members and staff can become familiar with the iPay product offering. One is an interactive demo where the user can pick and choose the bill pay options they are most interested in. The other is a tutuorial of the bill pay feature. Both links are listed below . EIther of these links can be used in the Related Links section of It's Me 247 or on your website.
  • 12. We just got a CU*BASE software release and now when I try to run one of my custom Queries I get an error message, "Level for file XXXXX in XXXX does not match query (I C)." What should I do? Public
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    This occurs when the release includes changes to the files that your Query uses. For example, if we add a new field to the MASTER file, any Query you have that uses that file will display an error message. Fortunately, it is very easy to refresh your Query so that you can use it again. All you need to do is access the Query and save it. That's all. You don't have to make changes to it, it's just important that you save it so it can refresh itself to match the new file layout.   More...
  • 13. What models of TCDs (Teller Cash Dispensers) are supported by CU*Answers? Public
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    Our official statement is that CU*BASE is not integrated with any TCD or TCR hardware solution; however, you may find the information below helpful. When considering which model of TCD or TCR to select, it is important to realize that supported models are determined by your solution provider not CU*Answers. For example, if you are utilizing DynaCash, as the provider of the software that interfaces between CU*BASE and the cash handling hardware then they would determine compatibility. With this i  More...
  • 14. Can you customize where the logout button goes in online banking? Public
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    Yes, you can choose to customize the page to which It's Me 247 navigates whenever a member clicks the logout button. For example, Western Districts Members CU has the custom logout set to go to https://wdmcu.org/youve-successfully-logged-out/ , a page on the credit union's website used to promote other credit union services in which online members might be interested. Websites with this feature are It's Me 247 online and mobile web banking, BizLink 247 business banking (formelry kn  More...
  • 15. When It's Me 247 Online Banking is offline for maintenance, what's the rule of thumb for when members will see a splash page explaining what is happening, and when they won't? Public
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    The answer depends on which network component is offline. The host in this case refers to the iSeries that runs CU*BASE member files and processes your member data. The online banking server refers to the equipment and programming that runs It's Me 247 online banking itself (there are actually multiple servers). If only the CU*Answers host is offline (online clients) - We can use the online banking servers to display a standard splash page explaining the situation. If for any reason we ca  More...
  • 16. Do I need to have an unsubscribe link in the communications I send to members? What is the benefit over having them call my credit union or reply to the email? Public
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    When sending emails to members from CU*BASE, or any emails to members for that matter, it is important to add an unsubscribe link. Having the member reply to the email or call a number decreases the delivery rates of your message and makes it more readily marked as spam. Simply have the link say, Unsubscribe and link it to an external opt-out website (that you will need to monitor). Don’t include extraneous text such as “...and fill out our form to unsubscribe” as some ISPs  More...
  • 17. What are some things I can do to improve the delivery rates of messages I send to members? Public
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    T o ensure all your email messages are delivered to members, be sure to include ALL the following: Clearly identify the credit union name, address, phone number, and member service email address in the body of the email. Clearly identify the purpose of the email in the subject line. (See SAMPLE MESSAGES below.) Make a web-friendly Signature Line message. (SEE SAMPLE SIGNATURE LINE MESSAGE below. ) Clearly state why the member is receiving the email. Ensure your message uses proper grammar, spel  More...
  • 18. How do I send 1099C forms to members that are written off or charged off? Public
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    When a collection account is charged off it may qualify for a 1099C to be sent to the member. Qualifications are detailed on the IRS website. Access Tool #922 Update 1099-A, C and MISC Tax Form Data to enter or modify information to be printed on a 1099-C form for a particular member.
  • 19. What is included in the monthly GUAPPLE management service? Public
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    As part of the monthly GUAPPLE management service, CU*Answers Network Services performs the tasks listed below. All units are monitored 24x7 by a custom management application hosted at CU*Answers. In addition to the daily monitoring, quarterly audits are performed against the units to ensure everything is up to spec. Important: Fully managing the GUAPPLE(s) can only be done if all of the network requirements for the GUAPPLE are met. Please refer to this article . Security updates - all GUAPP  More...
  • 20. How do I determine if I have a valid OFAC match? Public
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    To determine if you have a valid OFAC match, follow the ‘due diligence’ steps on the Department of Treasury website at http://www.treasury.gov/about/organizational-structure/offices/Pages/Office-of-Foreign-Assets-Control.aspx
  • 21. I am interested in ordering some of your It's Me 247 home banking and CU*TALK audio response marketing brochures. How much do they cost and who will bill my credit union? Public
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    Marketing material lists and samples can be found at the Marketing Website: http://marketing.cuanswers.com/materials.php Click on the “Order material” button then fill in quantity, customized information, shipping instructions, etc.
  • 22. What is included in the monthly iSweep management service? Public
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    As part of the monthly iSweep management service, CU*Answers performs the tasks listed below. All units are monitored 24x7 by a custom management application hosted at CU*Answers. In addition to the daily monitoring, quarterly audits are performed against the units to ensure everything is up to spec. Important: Fully managing the iSweep(s) can only be done if all of the network requirements for the iSweep are met. Please refer to this article . Security updates - all iSweeps run a version of   More...
  • 23. How to change website links to "BizLink 247" instead of "It's My Biz 247" Public
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    Between February 23, 2021, and June 11, 2021, credit unions who have links from their website to our business online banking product (formerly known as It's My Biz 247 ), will need to adjust the URL on those links to BizLink 247 as follows (the parts in red are the only parts that need to be changed, and ### represents your online banking ID): OLD ADDRESS NEW ADDRESS https://www. itsmybiz247 .com/###/Authentication/Username https://www. bizlink247 .com/###/Authentication/Username https://  More...
  • 24. Can you clarify the requirements for displaying the NCUA logo and advertising statement? Public
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    The regulation is split between the usage of the of the official sign (740.4) and the advertising statement (740.5) which we use in online banking. Use of the sign is required at a locations and internet sites when deposits are taken or accounts can be opened. The advertising statement does change from time to time as the rules relative to insured amounts are amended. This statement must be used when placing an add in a publication or statement and even that requirement has specific requirement  More...
  • 25. I need an explanation of open file shares on the iSweep appliance. Public
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    One item that is sometimes flagged on internal security scans is that the iSweep appliance has some writable network shares and that the network shares do not have authentication. This is required for operation of the ProDOC application. Here is a quick look at how the shares are used: Upon launching, the ProDOC application needs unauthenticated read access to the Control folder share. This allows ProDOC to authenticate against the iDOC Vault website, and this folder also contains all of th  More...