SAN DIEGO (12/11/07)--Small credit union members will have access to online trading and an investment program through CUSO Financial Services’ new online consortium. A partnership of seven credit unions in Michigan, called CU Partner Solutions, has already signed on to the program. The credit unions are: Affinity Group CU, Pontiac; Clawson Community CU, Clawson; Crestwood Community CU, Garden City; Kensington Valley Community CU, Highland; ROME CU, Royal Oak; Unity CU, Warren; and Birmingham-Bloomfield CU, Birmingham. CUSO Financial Services developed the consortium to help smaller credit unions retain and grow assets. Credit unions can choose to offer an online-only investment program or they can share a trained and registered representative for a full-service investment program. CUSO Financial Services is a full-service broker dealer and registered investment adviser that provides customized investment and insurance solutions to the credit union industry.