GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (11/11/09)--CU*Answers will offer Firethorn’s Mobile Banking application and SMS service for its 165 credit unions starting in second quarter 2010. Participating credit union members can check their balances, pay bills, transfer funds and receive offers from their mobile phones. The solution also allows members to receive account alerts or provider messages, and initiate requests for transaction history or balance information. Firethorn offers a mobile commerce platform with banking, payments and commerce solutions for mobile services. CU*Answers is a credit union service organization based in Grand Rapids, Mich.