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Frequently Asked Questions

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General

What is the PHCU routing and transit number?

The routing and transit number for direct deposits and automatic transfers is 253978756.

What is the PHCU mailing address?

Our mailing address is: Palmetto Health Credit Union, PO Box 100167, Columbia, SC 29202
Our physical address is: Palmetto Health Credit Union, 1333 Taylor St. Suite 5-B, Columbia, SC 29201

What is your holiday closing schedule?

Palmetto Health Credit Union will be closed on the dates below in observance of the following holidays in 2018:
  • New Year's Day - January 1
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday - January 15
  • President's Day - February 19
  • Memorial Day - May 28
  • Independence Day - July 4
  • Labor Day - September 3
  • Columbus Day - October 8
  • Veteran's Day- November 12
  • Thanksgiving - November 22
  • Christmas - December 25

Palmetto Health Credit Union will be closed on the dates below in observance of the the following holidays in 2019:

  • New Year's Day - January 1
  • Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday - January 21
  • President's Day - February 18
  • Memorial Day - May 27
  • Independence Day - July 4
  • Labor Day - September 2
  • Columbus Day - October 14
  • Veteran's Day - November 11
  • Thanksgiving - November 28
  • Christmas - December 25

Who can join the credit union?

You may qualify for membership if you:
  • Are a Palmetto Health Employee
  • Are a family member of a Palmetto Health Employee
  • Are a family member of a Palmetto Health Credit Union Member
  • Are an employee at a medical facility affiliated with Palmetto Health or located at one of the Palmetto Health campuses
  • Live, work, or attend school in Richland County
  • Have a family member who lives, works, or attends school in Richland County

How can I join the credit union?

To open an account, please visit one of our branches. You may download our membership application and agreement ahead of time and bring the completed form and government issued picture ID to one of our branches.
We generally accept the following government issued IDs:
  • Driver's License
  • Passport (showing the passport number and country of origin)
  • State ID
  • Military ID (Showing front and back of the card) is generally accepted.
If the address on your ID card is not your current physical address, please provide documentation establishing your residency. Documents typically considered acceptable for the purposes of establishing residency are:
  • Rental Agreements
  • Mortgage Documentation
  • Utility Bills (such as gas, electric, water)
An initial deposit of $5.00 plus a one-time new membership fee of $5.00 will be required to open an account. Please see our current Rate and Fee schedule for more information.

How do I open an account for a minor?

You can open an account for a minor by filling out a membership application and providing the necessary documentation to one of our branches. The child's birth certificate or social security card must be provided along with proof of the parent/guardian's identity and address.
A parent or guardian must be present to sign the application, take responsibility for the account, and remain as a joint account holder on the account until the child is of legal age. Once the child reaches legal age, the parent/guardian may remove themselves from the account.

How can I change my address?

There are a number of ways to change your address:
  • Login to Online Banking and select "Change Address" under the Services tab
  • Complete our Address Change form. This can be mailed to PO Box 100167 Columbia, SC 29202, faxed to 803-296-2375, or delivered to one of our branches.
  • Visit a branch

How can I change my name?

You can change your name by completing our Name Change Form and providing us with a copy of your government issued picture ID card, marriage license, or divorce decree. This can be mailed to PO Box 100167 Columbia, SC 29202, faxed to 803-296-2375, or delivered to one of our branches.

How do I set up direct deposit?

If you are a Palmetto Health employee, you can print and complete our Direct Deposit form and return it to either your payroll department or the credit union. You will need to have your 13 digit account number to complete the form.
If you are not employed by Palmetto Health, you may obtain direct deposit information from your employer. If you need account verification from PHCU, please call 803-978-2101 or visit a branch.

Can I view incoming direct deposits and automatic transfers?

You may be able to view pending deposits thru Online Banking by clicking on the Services Tab and selecting the option which says View Holds and Pending Deposits.

Can I make transfers from my account to another member's account using Online Banking?

Yes, you may transfer money within Online Banking by selecting the Services tab and choosing Send Money to Someone at PHCU. You'll need their account number, the first three digits of their last name, and the account ID (usually 1 for savings or 20 for checking)

How can I get a free copy of my credit report?

You can request a free copy of your credit report by visiting AnnualCreditReport.com. The federal government requires that each of the three national credit-reporting agencies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion, provides you with a free credit report every year.
To order, visit annualcreditreport.com, call 1-877-322-8228. Or complete the Annual Credit Report Request Form and mail it to: Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281. Do not contact the individual credit - reporting agencies.
Consumers should be aware that there are many sites out there that claim to offer "free" credit reports but often charge you for another product if you accept the report. According to the Federal Trade Commission, the only authorized online source is at annualcreditreport.com.

How can I access my account information after hours and on weekends?

You may access your account after hours through various means:
  • 24 hour Automated Teller - dial 800-996-4676 or 803-978-2101, option 3. You will need your account/member number and an access code to log in.
  • Online Banking - With PHCU's Free Online Banking, you can access your account 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, from home, work, or anywhere in the world using the internet on your computer or smartphone.
  • Mobile Banking - Access your PHCU accounts from your smart phone or wireless device. It's free, easy, convenient, and secure. And, it's available to all Online Banking users.

How can I send or receive a wire transfer?

Our wiring instructions are as follows for wiring funds into the Credit Union:
  • The funds should be sent to: Vizo Financial ABA Routing Number 231387550
  • With Further Credit to: Palmetto Health Credit Union ABA Routing Number 253978756
  • With Final Credit to: Beneficiary’s Name and Account #
If you would like to wire funds from your PHCU account to another financial institution, please contact the receiving institution to obtain their wiring instructions. Once you receive this information, please contact PHCU at 803-978-2101 or visit a branch to initiate the transfer.
There are fees for sending or receiving wire transfers. Please see our current Rate and Fee schedule for more information.

I don't live or work near a Palmetto Health Credit Union ATM machine. Are there other ATM machines I can use without paying a surcharge?

Yes! PHCU offers nearly 30,000 surcharge-free Co-Op ATM locations in addition to the PHCU ATMs.

Do I need to activate my Visa Gift Card?

Yes, activation is required. To activate your gift card and receive a PIN for point of sale "POS" purchases call 1-866-244-5360. The PIN you receive is for POS purchases only. ATM access and cash advances are not available with Gift Cards.

Checking

I don't live or work near a Palmetto Health Credit Union ATM machine. Are there other ATM machines I can use without paying a surcharge?

Yes! PHCU offers nearly 30,000 surcharge-free Co-Op ATM locations in addition to the PHCU ATM's.

What phone number do I call to activate my ATM/debit card?

800-448-8268

What phone number do I call to report my card lost or stolen?

800-264-5578

How can I change the PIN number for my ATM/debit card?

Please visit a branch if you can't remember your PIN number or would like to change it; or, you can login to Online Banking and send us a secure message through the online message board, which can be found on the top right corner of the page within Online Banking. You will need to provide us with the last four digits of your card number plus the new 4 digit PIN number that you want to use. We will reply back to you through the message board once this has been completed.

Will my debit/ATM card work in other states and countries?

In an effort to protect your account, PHCU may place additional limits and/or blocks on foreign transactions and on occasion out of state transactions. Please notify us ahead of time if you plan to travel out of the country so we may ensure that you have full access to your debit card your account while you are away.

Why is my available balance in checking sometimes less than my account balance?

Your 'Available Balance' represents the funds that are available for withdrawal. The difference between 'Current Balance' and 'Available Balance' is your pending transactions. Some of the more common pending transactions include signature based debit card transactions, recent deposits made that are on hold, payments that are in the process of being sent or made, IRS levies, and others.
When your debit card is used as a signature based transaction (without entering a PIN), the merchant will obtain an authorization, generally for the amount of your purchase. Once an authorization is obtained, a hold is placed on the dollar amount of the authorization and the funds are no longer available until the transaction clears your account. The hold is released once the transaction clears your account or after 3 business days, whichever comes first.
Transactions using your PIN # usually clear your account immediately; therefore no hold is placed for the transaction amount.

How can I view my debit card holds?

Debit card holds can be viewed by logging into Online Banking and choosing Debit Card Holds, which can be found under the Services tab.

How can I get a debit card?

You must have a checking account to be able to use a debit card. If you do not have a checking account, you may contact the credit union to open one.
If you only have a savings account, you can access the funds in your account by visiting a branch or using your ATM card at an ATM machine. ATM cards can't be used to make purchases.
If you need to replace your lost or stolen card, please call 803-978-2101 or 888-978-2101. There may be a fee to replace missing cards. Please see our current Rate and Fee schedule for more information.

Can I make transfers from my account to another member's account using Online Banking?

Yes, you may transfer money within Online Banking by selecting the Services tab and choosing Send Money to Someone at PHCU. You'll need their account number, the first three digits of their last name, and the account ID (usually 1 for savings or 20 for checking).

I want to deposit a check into my account. Will the funds be available to me immediately?

Generally, the first $200 of your total check deposits will be available no later than the first business day after the day of deposit. However, there are exceptions and we handle these on a case by case basis.

If we are not going to make all of the funds from your deposit available on the first business day, we will notify you at the time you make your deposit or as soon as reasonably practical. We will also tell you when the funds will be available.
Your deposit may be delayed due to these and other possible circumstances:
  • If we believe a check you deposit will not be paid.
  • If you deposit checks totaling more than $5,000 on any one day.
  • If, you redeposit a check that has been returned unpaid.
  • If you have overdrawn your account repeatedly in the last six months.
  • If there is an emergency, such as failure of computer or communications equipment.
  • If your account is a new account or was recently opened.

How can I order checks for my checking account?

If this is your first time ordering checks, please visit a branch or call the credit union at 803-978-2101 or 888-978-2101 for assistance.

Click here to re-order checks, or simply click on the Reorder Checks tab on the sub menu of Online Banking.

Savings

Who can join the credit union?

You may qualify for membership if you:
  • Are a Palmetto Health Employee
  • Are a family member of a Palmetto Health Employee
  • Are a family member of a Palmetto Health Credit Union Member
  • Are an employee at a medical facility affiliated with Palmetto Health or located at one of the Palmetto Health campuses
  • Live, work, or attend school in Richland County
  • Have a family member who lives, works, or attends school in Richland County

How can I join the credit union?

To open an account, please visit one of our branches. You may download our membership application and agreement ahead of time and bring the completed form and government issued picture ID to one of our branches.
We generally accept the following government issued IDs:
  • Driver's License
  • Passport (showing the passport number and country of origin)
  • State ID
  • Military ID (Showing front and back of the card) is generally accepted
If the address on your ID card is not your current physical address, please provide documentation establishing your residency. Documents typically considered acceptable for the purposes of establishing residency are:
  • Rental Agreements
  • Mortgage Documentation
  • Utility Bills (such as gas, electric, water)
An initial deposit of $5.00 plus a one-time new membership fee of $5.00 will be required to open the account. Please see our current Rate and Fee schedule for more information.

How do I open an account for a minor?

You can open an account for a minor by filling out a membership application and providing the necessary documentation to one of our branches. The child's birth certificate or social security card must be provided along with proof of the parent/guardian's identity and address.

A parent or guardian must be present to sign the application, take responsibility for the account, and remain as a joint account holder on the account until the child is of legal age. Once the child reaches legal age, the parent/guardian may remove themselves from the account.

I don't live or work near a Palmetto Health Credit Union ATM machine. Are there other ATM machines I can use without paying a surcharge?

Yes! PHCU offers nearly 30,000 surcharge-free Co-Op ATM locations in addition to the PHCU ATM’s. Find a surcharge-free ATM near you.

What phone number do I call to activate my ATM/debit card?

800-448-8268

How can I change the pin number for my ATM/debit card?

Please visit any branch if you don't remember your pin number or simply want to change it. If you’d prefer, you can login to Online Banking and send us a secure message through the online message board, which is located on the top right corner of the page within Online Banking . You will need to provide us with the last four digits of your card number plus the new 4 digit pin number that you want to use. We will reply back to you through the message board once this has been completed.

Will my debit/ATM card work in other states and countries?

In an effort to protect your account, PHCU may place additional limits and/or blocks on foreign transactions and on occasion out of state transactions. Please notify us ahead of time if you plan to travel out of the country so we may ensure that you have full access to your debit card your account while you are away. 

Can I get a debit card?

You must have a checking account to have a debit card. If you do not have a checking account, you may contact the credit union to open one. If you have a savings account only, you can access the funds in your account by visiting a branch or using your ATM card at an ATM machine. ATM cards can't be used to make purchases.

If you need to replace your lost or stolen card, please call 803-978-2101 or 888-978-2101. There may be a fee to replace missing cards. Please see our current Rate and Fee schedule for more information.

Can I make transfers from my account to another member's account using Online Banking?

Yes, you may transfer money within Online Banking by selecting the Services tab and choosing Send Money to Someone at PHCU. You'll need their account number, the first three digits of their last name, and the account ID (usually 1 for savings or 20 for checking).

I want to deposit a check into my account. Will the funds be available to me immediately?

Generally, the first $200 of your total check deposits will be available no later than the first business day after the day of deposit. However, there are exceptions and we handle these on a case by case basis.

If we are not going to make all of the funds from your deposit available on the first business day, we will notify you at the time you make your deposit or as soon as reasonably practical. We will also tell you when the funds will be available.
Your deposit may be delayed due to these and other possible circumstances:
  • If we believe a check you deposit will not be paid.
  • If you deposit check totaling more than $5,000 on any one day
  • If you redeposit a check that has been returned unpaid
  • If you have overdrawn your account repeatedly in the last six months
  • If there is an emergency, such as failure of computer or communications equipment
  • If your account is a new account or was recently opened

Loans

Do I have to be a member to apply for a loan?

No, you do not have to be a member to apply for a loan; however, you must be eligible for membership. If your loan is approved, your membership will be established when your loan is closed.

How can I apply for a loan?

For a vehicle or personal loan, you may apply on-line, call the credit union at 803-978-2101, visit any of our branch locations, or print and return our express loan application.

To apply for a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) or first mortgage contact Deke Broadwater at 803-978-2118 or dbroadwater@phcu.org.

How can I get pre-approved before I go vehicle shopping?

If you are in the market to purchase a new or used vehicle, getting pre-approved for your loan before you walk into the dealership can save you not only money, but time and a lot of hassle.

You may apply on-line, call the credit union at 803-978-2101, visit any of our branch locations, or print and return our express loan application.

Can I make a loan payment using a credit or debit card?

No. Payments can be made using cash, check, account transfer or automatic transfer from another financial institution.

Is there a penalty if I pay my loan off early?

No, there is no penalty.

How can I find out the payoff amount for my loan(s)?

You may login to Online Banking and select the Loan Payoff Quote, which is located under the services tab, or call PHCU at 803-978-2101.

Once my loan is paid off, how soon will I receive my title?

The title will be mailed to the address on your account usually within 3-4 weeks. If you need to obtain the title sooner, please notify the credit union when the loan is paid off so we can discuss the options with you.

My loan about to be paid off, how do I stop the automatic payments from being drafted from my other financial institution?

Please contact the PHCU Call Center at 803-978-2101 or 888-978-2101 or visit any branch location to stop the automatic payment from another financial institution. Please allow 10 business days for the stop pay to be processed.

I received a letter stating that I may not have the right insurance coverage on my vehicle financed at PHCU and that Forceplaced/Collateral Protection Insurance was added to my loan. What does this mean and what should I do?

The terms of your loan agreement require you to maintain comprehensive and collision coverage with deductibles not greater than $1,000 on the vehicle(s) financed at PHCU. Additionally, we must be listed as the loss payee or lien holder.

If insurance coverage is not maintained, we may obtain Forceplaced/Collateral Protection Insurance (CPI) on your behalf and add the premium for this protection to your loan balance. Should this occur, we may increase your monthly payment to cover the cost of the insurance over a 12 month period.

This CPI insurance is not liability insurance and will not satisfy any state financial responsibility or no-fault laws. This coverage will only protect our interest, and provides no protection for you.

Please make sure you maintain the required insurance on your vehicle at all times and review your insurance policy to ensure that you have the appropriate coverage and loss payee endorsement.

Upon receipt of your policy as written above your loan will be refunded for the premium added covering those dates in which you had coverage. Your insurance company can fax proof of insurance to 803-978-0078 or 866-266-7898.

Online Services

How can I access my account information after-hours and on weekends?

You may access your account 24/7 through:

I think I forgot my user name or password. How can I get these reset?

Please visit a branch to have your username or password reset. For additional questions or assistance call 888-978-2101 or 803-978-2101.

Is Online Banking required for Mobile Banking access?

Yes, you must be enrolled in PHCU's Online Banking before you can sign up for Mobile Banking.

Is there a fee to use Mobile Banking?

No, PHCU offers Mobile Banking as a free service. However, you may be charged by your wireless service plan provider. Please check with your wireless provider to see if additional fees will apply.

I'm trying to sign up for Mobile Banking, but it won't accept my Online Banking password.

To access Mobile Banking, you must be enrolled in PHCU's Online Banking. You will use the same username and password for Mobile Banking that you do for Online Banking. Simply locate and download our free PHCU app.

The first time you login from your phone, you will receive an alert advising you that an additional security step is required, and to check your email for instructions. This email will include a one-time four digit PIN number that must be entered in the PIN field on your device before you can access Mobile Banking. If you do not see a PIN field on your phone, simply add the four digit one-time PIN to the end of your current Online Banking password to login. 

For Example: If your Online Banking password is John123 and the emailed one-time PIN is 9999, you should enter the password John1239999.  Once you have successfully logged in, you can log back in using your regular password without adding the one-time PIN.  If your one-time PIN expires, or you need additional assistance, please contact us at 803-978-2101 or 888-978-2101.

Instructions for all other Devices

To access Mobile Banking on devices other than Apple or Android, you must have internet access on your mobile device and be enrolled in Palmetto Health Credit Union's Online Banking.

Simply enter phcu.mobi into your internet browser to access mobile banking. You will use the same username and password for Mobile Banking that you do for Online Banking. If you need additional assistance, please contact us at 888-978-2101 or 803-978-2101.

Is Text Banking the same thing as Mobile Banking?

No, Text banking allows you to access account balances and transaction history through the simplicity of sending a text message. Simply text the following letter or word to 86020:
  • "B" - All account balances attached to your member number
  • "H" - Transaction history for all accounts attached to your member number
  • "H(share/loan ID)" - Provides account transaction history for the specific account ID entered behind the “H” code. For example, H S001 provides history for your savings account. H L001 will provide history information for loan 001.
  • "MENU" - Provides you a list of all transaction codes accessible through Text Banking
  • "STOP" - Allows you to disable Text Banking from the particular mobile device
You cannot sign for text banking thru mobile banking. To sign up for Text Banking, you MUST visit http://phcu.mobi from an Internet browser from a computer or mobile device.

Internet access on your mobile device is NOT required for text banking. You can register up to three (3) devices per member number for access to Text Banking.

How can I view my statements through Online Banking?

You must be enrolled in eStatements to view them online. You can begin viewing them online the month after you enroll in eStatements. You will receive an email notifying you that your statement is ready to be viewed online. There is no charge for using eStatements.

How does online Bill Pay work?

When you have online Bill Pay from PHCU, you'll be able to:
  • View and pay your bills electronically, all in one place
  • Make secure payments to any person or company anywhere, anytime
  • Verify your account balance as you pay your bills
  • Set up recurring payments to save time each month
  • Receive email or text reminders when bills are due
  • No stamps to purchase, checks to write, or envelopes to address
There is no charge for using Bill Pay, and you may sign up by logging into Online Banking and clicking on the Bill Pay link, which is located under the services tab. For assistance with Bill Pay, contact the Bill Pay helpline at 866-799-8381.

Other Services

I don’t live or work near a Palmetto Health Credit Union ATM machine. Are there other ATM machines I can use without paying a surcharge?

Yes! PHCU offers nearly 30,000 surcharge-free Co-Op ATM locations in addition to the PHCU ATMs.

Is there a charge to have something notarized?

No. This is a free service to members of Palmetto Health Credit Union.
A Notary Public is available in all our branches to notarize many of your important documents presented with proper identification. The notary must witness the signer signing the document.

Does PHCU sell stamps?

Yes, you can buy a book of 20 Forever stamps from one of our branches at the same price as the post office.

Can the movie tickets be used on New Releases?

Yes. There are no restrictions on our Regal movie tickets.

Can Riverbanks Zoo discount tickets be used for Boo at the Zoo or Lights before Christmas?

Please contact Riverbanks Zoo at 803-779-8717 for information on ticket usage.

Can the Carowinds tickets be used for Scarowinds?

Please contact Carowinds at 803-548-5300 for information on Scarowinds ticket usage.

What do the Biltmore tickets include?

Your Biltmore ticket includes:
  • A self-guided visit of Biltmore House
  • Access to the Gardens and Conservatory
  • Access to Antler Hill Village
  • Free wine tasting and guided Winery tour

How much are the Visa® gift cards and do they need to be activated?

Visa gift cards are the perfect gift for any occasion and can be used to make purchases nearly anywhere Visa cards are accepted. They can be purchased in amounts of $25.00 to $1,000.00 at a cost of only $3.

Yes, activation is Required. To activate your gift card and receive a PIN for point of sale "POS" purchases call 1-866-244-5360. The PIN you receive is for POS purchases only. ATM access and cash advances are not available with Gift Cards.

How do I order checks?

If this is your first time ordering checks, please visit a branch or call the credit union at 803-978-2101 or 888-978-2101 for assistance.

You may click here to reorder checks online. You may also order them thru Online Banking under the Services tab or by calling the credit union at 803-978-2101 or 888-978-2101.

My credit score is not very good. How can I improve it?

PHCU offers free credit counseling and advice through through a team of expert financial counselors through GreenPath Financial Wellness.

You will receive free, impartial advice from experienced, professional counselors with the aim of helping you reach your financial goals. Some of the benefits include assistance with:
  • Personal and family budgeting
  • Understanding your personal credit report and how to improve your score
  • Personal money management
  • Debt repayment
  • Avoiding bankruptcy, foreclosure, and repossession
To use this service simply call 877-332-2235 or visit them on the web at https://www.accelservices.org.

How can I send or receive a wire transfer?

Our wiring instructions are as follows for wiring funds into the Credit Union:
  • The funds should be sent to: Vizo Financial ABA Routing Number 231387550
  • With Further Credit to: Palmetto Health Credit Union ABA Routing Number 253978756
  • With Final Credit to: Beneficiary's Name and Account #
If you would like to wire funds from your PHCU account to another financial institution, please contact the receiving institution to obtain their wiring instructions. Once you receive this information, please contact PHCU at 803-978-2101 or visit a branch to initiate the transfer.

There are fees for sending or receiving wire transfers. Please see our current Rate and Fee schedule for more information.

Bill Pay

What is online Bill Pay?

Online Bill Pay is a service that allows you to pay virtually anyone or any company through your online banking account. You determine who you want to pay, when you want to make the payment, and which account you want the payment to come from. It's safe, secure and easy to use.

Who can I pay with online Bill Pay?

You can pay virtually any business or individual with a mailing address within the United States and Puerto Rico. For example, you can pay utilities, cable bills or credit cards, or individuals such as a landlord, babysitter, or relative.

How do I enroll in online Bill Pay?

You can enroll for online bill pay in three easy steps:
  1. Login to your Online Banking account.
  2. Select the "Bill Pay" tab, located in the main menu bar.
  3. Complete the enrollment form and click submit.

How do I start using online Bill Pay?

First, you need to enroll to activate your online Bill Pay account. If you haven't enrolled, please follow the three steps shown above. If you have enrolled, you can make a payment in four easy steps.
  1. Grab a bill and login to your Online Banking account.
  2. Click on the "Bill Pay" tab.
  3. Click the "Add a Payee" button on your dashboard.
  4. Enter the amount you want paid and make your payment.

How are online payments delivered?

Payments are sent one of two ways-electronically or by paper checks. The majority of payments are delivered electronically. Your payment information, such as your account number, is sent via secure transmission. All other payments are made by paper checks that are mailed via the U.S. Postal Service.

Is online Bill Pay secure?

Paying bills online is one of the safest ways to pay your bills. Online Bill Pay helps guard against identity theft from lost or stolen checkbooks, bills and statements. It also increases your privacy because only you can access your account information, account numbers and payment history. As a result, you maintain tighter control of your account with real-time access to your payments activity.

How long does it take before my payment is received?

Generally, your payment is received within 2 to 7 days, depending on whether or not it is sent electronically or via paper check.

How are the scheduled payments processed with online Bill Pay?

Most scheduled payments are sent electronically and funds are withdrawn from your account on the payment date.

What are the primary benefits of online Bill Pay?

Here's a quick list of the many ways you can benefit from using online Bill Pay.
  • Save time. It takes only minutes to pay your bills each month. You save time on trips to the post office and filing away paper receipts. In addition, smart features such as recurring payments allow you to set up a schedule to pay your bills automatically.
  • Save money. Online Bill Pay saves on postage, envelopes, late fees, and checks. If you pay just 10 bills per month, you can easily save over $75.00* per year.
  • Stay organized. Your payment history is stored online so you won't have to file and sort through paper receipts.
  • Gain peace of mind. You can schedule payments in advance so you won't have to worry about paying bills when you travel. Bill Pay reminders are also available to notify you it's time to pay your bill.
  • Help the environment by saving paper. With online Bill Pay, there are no checks to write or envelopes to mail. That's good news for you and the environment.
* Savings are approximate and based upon the average annual cost of stamps, envelopes, and checks required for paying ten bills per month.