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Stay in Control of Your Finances with Alerts

Alerts are notifications that you can receive by email, text, or push message when certain events happen in your account. For example, you can get an alert when your balance falls below a certain amount, when a deposit or withdrawal is made, when a bill is due, or when a check has cleared. Alerts can help you avoid fees, prevent fraud, monitor your spending, and manage your budget.

How to Set Up Account Alerts

Setting up alerts is easy and convenient with digital banking. To receive alerts by text, please first confirm your cell phone number:
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  1. To set up alerts in Online Banking, choose Alerts from the Tools menu. In the mobile app, tap More, Tools, then Alerts.
  2. Select the desired account from the drop-down box.
  3. Slide the bar to the right so that you see a dark green bar indicating that the alert is turned on.
  4. Select how you would like to receive your alert, text, email, and/or push.
  5. Click or tap Save.

Benefits of Setting Up Alerts

  • Enhanced Security: Immediate notifications about unusual activities can help you quickly detect and address fraudulent transactions, protecting your accounts from potential threats.
  • Better Financial Management: Alerts help you keep track of your spending, balance levels, and upcoming payments, making it easier to manage their finances and avoid unnecessary fees.
  • Convenience: With alerts, you do not need to constantly check your accounts. You can rely on notifications to stay updated on important activities, saving time and effort.
  • Peace of Mind: Knowing that you will be alerted about critical financial activities provides you with a sense of security and control over your finances.

Setting up alerts in digital banking is a simple yet powerful tool to enhance financial management and security. By staying informed about account activities and potential issues, you can take proactive steps to safeguard your finances and make more informed financial decisions. Leveraging features like alerts will be key to maintaining financial health and achieving long-term financial goals.

Market USA Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution with locations in Maryland and South Carolina as well as nationwide locations through the Shared Branch Network.