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With Bank OnLine, check real-time balances, view images of checks, review transaction history and pending items, and set account alerts on all of your accounts. It’s everything you need, all in one place. Plus, you can initiate Quick Action transactions and save time by taking care of all your banking needs from one screen.
In addition to viewing your American Bank account information in Bank OnLine, you can also pull in account information from all the other financial institutions you do business with using our Total Snapshot tool. It’s found under the ‘Services’ menu. Click on ‘Total Snapshot’ and your up-to-date American Bank account information will be pulled in automatically. Plus, you can link accounts from other financial institutions and view auto-categorized transactions and current balance information on all your accounts. This unique Bank OnLine feature allows you to link your mortgage, investment and rewards accounts, includes budgeting and cash flow tools, and even calculates your total net worth - giving you a Total Snapshot of your financial picture. Click here for the Bank OnLine and Mobile Banking User’s Guide to learn more about Total Snapshot.
You can also export your transaction history to Quicken or QuickBooks.
With Bank OnLine, you can avoid sorting and filing paper bank statements by receiving your statements online. An e-mail message will notify you when your statement is ready, and you can access it through the security of Bank OnLine at your convenience.
Need to move funds? You can – among any of your registered Bank OnLine deposit accounts at American Bank. You can also make secure account-to-account transfers to family members or friends who have accounts at American Bank. Make your transfer by 7 pm Central Time on the business day you want the credit for the funds to appear in another account. Transfers from Bank OnLine are reflected immediately in your Available Balance.
Make standard loan payments to your American Bank loan set up with Bank OnLine access, from any of your American Bank checking or savings accounts where you have enabled funds transfers. Simply click on ‘Setup Transfers’ under the ‘Transfers and Online Activity’ menu and select the appropriate loan to make a payment to. You can even set-up recurring loan payments.
When entering your loan payment, you have the option of selecting the type of loan payment. Please be aware, all payments entered within normal business hours will be processed that day. Any transfers performed after 7 pm CT will be processed the next business day. Loan Payoff amounts are valid for the current date only.
American Bank’s Bill Pay service saves you time and money – no envelopes or stamps to buy or checks to write.
With Bill Pay you can:
- Conveniently pay bills electronically.
- Pay bills easily from multiple accounts.
- Specify 'deliver by' dates, assuring your payments will be on time.
- Schedule payments to be made automatically on recurring bills.
- Use eBills to receive payment information, including amount due and due date, directly from eligible payees.
- See history of the payments to each of your payees.
- Send a donation or a personalized gift check.
- Establish e-notifications to alert you when specific events occur like when a recurring transaction is processed or when a transaction exceeds a certain amount.
- Send and receive secure e-mails concerning questions about the status of payments.
- E-mail, call or live chat with Bill Pay Customer Service, or find answers through Online Help.
You can also send and receive secure messages to/from American Bank. Simply click on ‘Messages’ under the ‘Services’ menu in Bank OnLine. There, you’ll see any unread or saved messages, and you can easily compose a new message and even send attachments securely to Customer Service. Every time you log in, you’ll also see a hyperlink at the top of the Account Overview page which will indicate secure messages waiting for your review.
With Bank OnLine, stopping payment of a single check or a range of checks is quick and simple. Plus you can do it any time, making it more convenient than calling Customer Service. And it’s more economical too. Of course if your check has been lost or stolen, it’s still important to notify Customer Service at (361) 992-9911 or (800) 257-8316 toll free.
Just wrote that last check? Not to fret. Re-ordering is fast and easy. Select the checking account you’d like to order checks for and Bank OnLine will direct you to the check ordering site. (Make sure your pop-up blocker is temporarily disabled.) Your previously-ordered check style will be selected, but you can choose from a variety of styles for quick and easy ordering. Check printing charges apply.
Ding! Stay up-to-date on all of your banking activity with Account Alerts. For example, you can set-up e-mail, phone or text alerts to be sent when a particular check number clears, or when your account goes below or above a certain balance.