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Securely Use Online Banking Tools

  • Security
  • April 2022
  • Premier America
Budgeting for your next vacation? Check. Instant payments to friends and family? Check. While Online Banking has made it easier to manage, budget, and send money, it is also important to keep your personal information safe. Online Banking provides the tools you need to meet your goals and plan for a better tomorrow, while ensuring your information is secure. Here are 3 tools that you can start using today:

1. Biller Direct: Helps eliminate the needs to use multiple sites and login credentials to pay bills. Schedule payments in advance to pay on time. See here to learn more about Biller Direct.

2. Send Money With Zelle®: Send money directly from your account to friends and family - typically in minutes, and the best part is, there are no fees!

3. Account Alerts: You can set up to receive an email or text alert for International purchases, purchases without a card present, declined transactions & more. Enroll your credit and/or debit card/s today. From the Online Banking menu, select Card Controls > Debit or Credit Card Management > Card Details.

Online Banking Security Tips

It’s important to take every precaution to protect yourself from a potential scam when using Online Banking. Here are a few online banking security tips to help you keep your information safe:
  • Use strong passwords and never reuse them across different accounts.
  • Enable two-factor authentication whenever possible.
  • Review your account activity (and eStatements) regularly to look for any suspicious activity.
  • Don't click on links or attachment in emails from unknown senders.
  • Avoid using public Wi-Fi when accessing your bank account.