Personal Check Card

Trade your pen for a PIN.

American Bank’s personal Check Card is a great alternative to using cash or checks for everyday purchases. It’s faster, easier and more secure than traditional payment methods, and that’s just the beginning.

Benefits

  • More convenient than writing checks.
  • More secure and versatile than cash.
  • Widely accepted.
  • No interest charges on purchases.
  • Signature and PIN based transactions.
  • Monitor your Check Card transactions in Bank OnLine and Mobile Banking.
  • 24-hour phone support through MasterCard’s Customer Service line.
  • Cards are issued quickly and conveniently at any branch.

Using Your Card

  • Create a unique PIN to be used for purchases and at ATMs.
  • Make purchases anytime, anywhere you see the MasterCard logo.
  • Purchase amounts will be automatically deducted from your primary checking account.
  • Withdraw cash, check your balances and transfer funds between American Bank accounts at most ATM locations worldwide. (Additional charges may apply at non-American Bank ATMs.)
  • Get cash back at grocery stores, pharmacies and other participating merchants.

Security

  • Backed by MasterCard's built-in liability protection for fraud or misuse.
  • Microchip provides the latest in global security features.
  • Unique PIN helps to prevent unauthorized purchases or ATM activity.
  • 24/7 MasterCard Customer Service access, in case of lost or stolen cards

Safety Tips

  • Treat your Check Card like cash and keep it in a safe place.
  • Memorize your PIN and never carry a written record of it.
  • Use ATMs in visible, well-lit locations and quickly take your cash.
  • Double-check your withdrawal amount on the ATM screen before going to the next step.
  • Use receipts to check your statement for unauthorized or inaccurate transactions.  
  • Immediately report statement errors to Customer Service.

To receive a Check Card instantly, simply visit your nearest branch.

What sets us apart

Our experienced bankers are always available to discuss your plans and develop a customized solution based on the unique aspects of your situation. Our truly personal approach to service is what sets us apart. At American Bank, you don’t just open an account; you start a relationship, the way banking should be. We are committed to your success, and are here to act as your trusted advisor on all aspects of your financial life.