He attributed HUECU wining the portfolio, in part, to it being a credit union at time when local community-based financial institutions and credit unions were rising in popularity.
The HUECU affinity deal was unusual in an additional respect as well.
MasterCard Worldwide and Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU
) today announced that HUECU
has begun issuing Debit MasterCard cards enabled with the MasterCard[R] PayPass[TM] payment functionality, bringing the speed and convenience of contactless payments to Harvard University employees, faculty, students, alumni and Harvard teaching hospitals and affiliated organizations.