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Questions & Answers– E-Banking
What is E-Branch?
E-Branch is a tool that allows you to use a personal computer with an Internet connection to conduct your banking online.
What can I do with E-Branch?
You can retrieve account histories and balance information; view and print copies of cleared checks; transfer funds within your account, make loan payments; transfer funds from one member number to another (authorization required); pay your bills; sign up for E-Statements; send yourself E-Alerts; export account information into money management software; and much more.
What is required to use the E-Branch service?
You'll need a secure browser that supports 128 bit encryption, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer® or Mozilla Firefox. Recommended browsers include Internet Explorer 7.x Internet Explorer 6.x or Firefox 3.0. Other supported browsers include Firefox 2.0 and Safari 1.2 or 3.0 (requires Macintosh OS X 10.3 or higher). You can use any computer that has Internet access.
Can I create my own password that is easy for me to remember?
Yes, after you sign up for E-Branch banking (UBAY@home), you'll be prompted to change your password. You can also go to User Options to change your password at any time.
What happens if I forget or lose my password?
Use the forgotten password link to reset your password. If you need further assistance, call us at (800) 968-7696 during normal business hours. We will take you through the steps needed to get back into the system.
How secure is E-Banking?
Ensuring you have secure access to your account over the Internet is our number one priority. This is achieved by protecting the privacy and the confidentiality of the communications between your browser and our servers through data encryption.
Visit our e-Security page for more information.
Is there a fee to use E-Branch?
E-Branch is a FREE service, provided to our members for convenient account access. Fees may apply for optional features, such as placing stop payments.
How current is my banking information?
Your account information is updated in real time, so you'll always have access to the most current transactions that have been posted to your account.
What accounts will I be able to access through E-Branch?
You can access your checking, savings, certificates, change your password, view your Visa® Credit Card, and loan accounts. E-Branch is intended to give you as much access, security, and versatility as possible.
How can I transfer funds from one member number to another?
To sign up for member-to-member account transfers, complete the Cross Member Transfer Authorization Form (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader®) or call us at (800) 968-7696 to request a copy. For security reasons, you will need to complete the authorization form before you will be able to transfer funds between the desired member numbers.
How much account information can I view at once?
The system will automatically show the current month's transactions and information. However, by selecting User Options, you can choose to view the current month and the previous month. Or, you can choose to view your account from the current date to same date of the previous month. You'll have access to up to six months of account history. Check images are available for up to 90 days after the check has cleared your account.
Can I view my account details in more than one way?
Yes, you can view your accounts by date, check number, transaction type, transaction description, or amount in ascending or descending order.
In what formats can I download my transaction history?
E-Banking supports downloads to Quicken®, Microsoft Money®, or as a comma-delimited text file.
How can I submit a change to my address through E-Branch?
Currently, this feature is not available in E-Banking. This option will be available in the future. To change your address, you will need to visit a branch office.
I already have my basic Member Share Account, but can I open additional savings account products, like a Certificate, Money Manager, or Share Savings Account?
Currently, this feature is not available in E-Banking. We invite you to visit any of our branch offices to add new accounts.
How long can I be inactive before being logged out of E-Branch?
The inactivity time out default is set for 15 minutes.
When can I use E-Branch?
With E-Branch, you have access to your account information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The system may be taken down from time to time for scheduled maintenance.