Credit union launches new product

By Contributor
December 14th, 2011

Grand Forks Credit Union (GFCU) announced that Qtrade Financial Group (Qtrade) is their new partner for comprehensive wealth management services, including mutual fund dealer and online brokerage services.  The official transition of their mutual fund dealer took place December 1, 2011. Online brokerage services will be available early in the New Year.   “We are pleased to announce the decision to move forward with this dynamic wealth management partnership with such a progressive organization as Qtrade,” states Grand Forks Credit Union CEO, Kelly Thomas.   “This collaboration will help drive us forward in delivering an innovative investment selection paired with superior customer service for our members.”   “Our partnership with Qtrade will provide members access to a broad portfolio of investment solutions including mutual fund dealer services, online brokerage services, and investment solutions,” explained Thomas.      Joel Bernard, Vice President, Business Development of the Qtrade Financial Group, stated, “GFCU is a Credit Union that has continuously dedicated itself to improving the lives of its members and community by providing exceptional products and services.  We are excited to be working with them to significantly enhance their wealth management offering.”   GFCU communicated directly with its members regarding the move to Qtrade. Clients who have questions are encouraged to contact their Mutual Funds Representative.   About Grand Forks District Savings Credit Union   Grand Forks Credit Union has approximately 10,000 members, more than $210 million in assets, and has served Boundary area citizens since 1949 with more than 40 employees who live and work in the area. GFCU offers investment, borrowing, retirement planning, and banking services through various means including the internet, ATM, telephone, and in person in the branch.   About the Qtrade Financial Group  

Founded in 1999, the Qtrade Financial Group provides comprehensive wealth management services and solutions to more than 180 financial institutions and their customers across Canada.

Qtrade is dedicated to providing its financial institution partners with a single source for marketing-leading wealth management products and services, including: online, full-service and institutional brokerage services, full-service mutual fund dealer services, insurance dealer services, portfolio management and discretionary money management services and proprietary managed money solutions. For more information visit www.qtrade.ca

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