December 02, 2009 Geezeo, a Hartford, Conn.-based online banking provider that offers personal financial management (PFM), social networking and Web community platforms to financial institutions, announced Chicago-based Alliant Credit Union has signed on as a new user of Geezeo's online consumer finance platform.

"Geezeo's innovative account aggregation tools coupled with our online banking integration provide additional benefits to our members, such as assisting them develop a budget, setting goals, setting up spending targets and identifying ways to cut back on spending and save more," said Ed Langel, director of electronic services at Alliant Credit Union, in a statement. "Its PFM capabilities and collaborative community aspect enhance the overall member experience, increase member retention and help us attract a younger demographic." Added Rudy Pereira, SVP of operations and technology at Alliant Credit Union, in a statement, "PFM and online banking integration is a priority for Alliant and this partnership represents our commitment toward that future."

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