Products and Services Offered Through This Provider

Community-Based, Merchant-Funded Rewards Program: A turnkey rewards program with innovative mobile app that drives revenue, loyalty, and member satisfaction.

Who is Buzz Points?

Buzz Points is dedicated to building strong communities by encouraging and rewarding a “bank local, buy local, redeem local” philosophy. Buzz Points is the only reward program that is a CUNA Strategic Services alliance provider — a result of Buzz Points’ exclusive win-win-win model that benefits credit unions, their members, and local businesses. 

How Do Credit Unions Benefit?

  • Increase non-interest income
    • Enrolled Buzz Points cardholders average 33 debit card swipes per month1
    • That’s 65% greater than the national average2
  • Drive deeper relationships with your members and push your card to top-of-wallet
  • Cross-sell products and services
    • Award points for enrolling in or opening new products that reduce costs or increase revenue
  • Gain deeper connections with local businesses and your community
  • Innovative mobile app adds technology sophistication to your member offerings

Why This Provider Over Another?

  • Crystal-clear pricing that is best in the industry
    • Buzz Points pays for all point redemptions
    • No question marks or variables on your balance sheet
    • Lower cost, higher profitability than competitors
  • Industry-leading enrollment: 27% of potential account holders enroll in the Buzz Points program1
  • Average of $3-$5 lift in interchange revenue per account holder per month2
  • Dedicated member support, to free up your employees and resources
  • Turnkey program can be launched in under 90 days
  • Recurring training for frontline staff as needed
  • Optimal member experience:
    • Members earn points for any transaction, anywhere with your debit card and/or credit card
    • Buzz Points encourages 100% redemption instead of relying on breakage or non-participation to maintain affordability
    • World-class mobile app serves real-time offers from nearby local merchants
  • Only program to tap into “buy local” movement; more rewards for purchases at local businesses

Ready to get started?

  • For more information or to schedule a demo, contact Brenda Halverson, CUNA Strategic Services alliance manager, at 800-356-9655, ext. 4110, or

1Buzz Points analytics, 2014

2Buzz Points results compared to national averages cited by PULSE, “2014 Debit Issuer Study,” June 2014

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