ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (5/5/10)--PSCU Financial Services announced today that it will offer its credit unions near-real-time alerts for Visa credit transactions. The alerts will be delivered through Visa’s transaction alerts platform and sent within seconds of transaction authorization and can be delivered by e-mail or text. Members can choose to receive alerts on declined transactions, out-of-country or card-not-present transactions, gas station charges or transactions exceeding an amount set by the cardholder. The alerts contain information such as the purchase amount, time and date of transaction, and information relating to the merchant, such as name and location. Cardholders can enroll in the service through the credit union’s website. PSCU Financial Services is a credit union service organization based in St. Petersburg, Fla.