VISA & Mastercard Brand

Which best describes the current stage of your credit union's vendor appraisal?

Pick the project stage that best represents where your organization is in its vendor appraisal to see how CU Engage can guide your team.

We're Assessing our Approach

We're assessing our current internal climate and how our network/brand aligns with our needs.


We're Evaluating Our Options

We're evaluating vendors to determine which card program is right for our credit union long-term.


We're Strategizing on a Plan

We're creating a strategic plan to keep our credit union moving forward with our members in mind.


We're Negotiating Prices

We're negotiating with our vendors and the premium card options we want to offer our staff members.

Not sure what stage best applies to your organization? Let’s start from the top.

VISA & Mastercard Assessment

Let us take a look at your contracts with VISA and/or Mastercard to assess your options. Even though you may be mid-term in a contract, you may not be realizing the benefits that a VISA and mastercard partnership brings. We can assess your current payment strategy and ensure that you are partnering with the right long-term vendor to support your goals. There are many financial and product benefits that you can layer on top of your current processor to differentiate your credit and debit portfolios.

Begin a VISA & Mastercard Assessment
  • Current Network Contract
  • Risk & Fraud Management
  • Portfolio Growth
  • Ancillary Services
  • Fraud Management
  • Portfolio Optimization
  • Vendor Relationship Management
  • Vendor Due Diligence
  • Network Gaps
  • Current Strategic Plan
  • Strategic Goals

VISA & Mastercard Evaluation

We take the heavy lifting on this part so your team can focus on what's important. We'll keep your team involved at a high level throughout the vendor RFP collection and oversee the network brand vendor communications the whole way, setting up demos and reference calls so your team gets the important information without being tied down.

Guide my VISA & Mastercard Evaluations
  • Credit Union Support
  • PIN Network
  • Reporting and Analytics
  • Member Experience
  • Portfolio Optimization
  • Vendor Due Diligence
  • Fraud Management
  • Portfolio Optimization
  • Vendor Relationship Managementment
  • Vendor RFPs
  • Vendor Demos
  • Vendor Comparisons
  • Scoring

VISA & Mastercard Strategy

We get excited about building a strong strategy to bring your credit union into the future. Our passion for understanding the market and helping our clients is where we excel. Once all the network/brand vendor data has been collected, we bring it all together in a transparent, easy to understand way so your team can be confident you're making the best decision for your future.

Lead my VISA & Mastercard Strategy
  • Pricing Comparisons
  • Member Experience
  • Credit Union Support
  • Marketing
  • Implementation
  • Road Map Planning & Milestones
  • Regulatory IS&T Compliance Guidance
  • Exam Readiness
  • Prioritization
  • Audit Compliance

VISA & Mastercard Negotiation

This is the part of the project that our team enjoys most. We know what is hiding in your contracts. The money we uncover for our clients is unparalleled. We believe so strongly in our process that we guarantee our price. If you've already decided on a network/brand vendor or are happy with your incumbent but are curious about your options, give us a call. This is where we can make a huge difference.

Facilitate my VISA & Mastercard Negotiation
CU Engage Contract Negotiation
  • Ancillary Services
  • Credit Union Support
  • Risk & Fraud Management
  • Contract Terms
  • Yearly Growth Incentives
  • Upfront Signing Incentives
  • Hidden Money
  • Vendor Bids
  • Contract Review
  • Contract Translation
  • Vendor Management
  • Pricing Matrices
  • Project Oversight
  • Pricing Comparisons

See Who Runs Our VISA & Mastercard Projects

James Guild is our VISA & Mastercard expert - with over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, James and his team are helping credit unions like yours with their VISA & Mastercard projects. Want to know more about James? Check out his bio.