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Hi Kristin, Thank you for your response! I had no idea about the alerts and I see now that I just had to verify my email to get them. As for the Lite app version idea - this is because a lot of people have older phones and don't have much space for apps. I recently upgraded mine but I know many people still struggle to find 20 or 30 mb for an app and the BECU app currently uses about 54 mb. Not massive but still a bit large considering that some people just want to be able to check their balance with it. Of course, it probably wouldn't be worth developing a whole new app (especially since people can just put a shortcut to the website on their screen) but I figured maybe we still have an old version that could be made available under the title of "BECU lite" or something. I know that apps remain small if you just refuse to upgrade and the sad thing is that many of us only realize this after its too late and we've already done the update. I've always wondered why so many apps prevent you from downgrading as I know that some do allow you to "uninstall updates" in the interest of downsizing the app or returning to a preferred earlier version - maybe this is the solution?
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Less screens would probably decrease the size of the app as well which kind of relates to my idea: https://ideaexchange.becu.org/t5/Community-Generated-Ideas/Improve-app-and-email-notices/idi-p/666 Although, the search function would probably increase the size but that's where my idea to have a "lite" version comes in.
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Firstly, I would like to see the mobile app downsized or, at least, the addition of a "Lite" version that is around 5-10 MB. Secondly, I would like the app to allow mobile deposit of money orders if possible (I've read online that some banks allow it). Lastly, I would like to see automated email notices if/when we have insufficient funds so that we can top up our accounts and avoid fees. I travel a lot and sometimes I lose sight of my American fincances and end up getting the insufficient funds fees because I forget to keep an eye on my balance. I work really hard to pay down my credit line (and I probably should just leave some "extra" in my checking to cover the monthly interest payments) but sometimes it takes a while to get the money together for a transfer back to the states when I'm teaching in other countries. I realize it's my responsibility to keep track of these things but a little reminder here and there would be really helpful. I'm sure many other members would also benefit from this type of notification in this day and age.
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