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Frequently Asked Internet Banking Questions

Q: What is Internet Banking?
A: Internet Banking is a tool that allows you to use a personal computer with an Internet connection to conduct your banking online.

Q: What can I do with Internet Banking?
A: You can view account balances and transaction history, transfer money, and download transactions to a personal financial manager and much more.

Q: Is any of my personal information stored in the Internet Banking product?
A: Yes, the Internet Banking product stores your User ID, password and user preferences. If you keep a stock portfolio, that information is also stored.

Q: How current is my banking information?
A: Your account information is updated every business day with new transactions that were posted to your account the previous business day

Q: What accounts will I be able to access through Internet Banking?
A: You can access your checking, savings, investment and loan accounts from the Internet banking service. Our Internet Banking Product is intended to give you as much access, security, and versitility as possible.

Q: How much account information can I view at once?
A: The system will automatically show the current month's transactions and information. However, by selecting User Preferences, 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.

Q: Can I view my account details in more than one way?
A: Yes, you can view your accounts by date, check number, payee, amount or balance in ascending or descending order.

Q: What formats can I download my transaction history in?
A: Internet Banking supports downloads to Quicken™, Microsoft Money™ or as a comma-delimited text file.

Q: Can I schedule future transfers?
A: Yes, you may schedule transfers between your accounts with the bank to occur on a future date.

Q: When can I use Internet Banking services?
A: With Internet Banking, you have access to your account information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Q: How long can I be inactive before being logged out of the Internet Banking product?
A: The inactivity time out default is set for 20 minutes. However, you can define the timeout period in the User Options area for 5, 10, 20, 45 or 60 minutes.

Q: What is required to use the Internet Banking service?
A: All you need to use Internet Banking is a secure browser that supports 128 bit encryption, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer®, Netscape Navigator® or American Online®. You can use any computer that has Internet access.

Q: How do I access Internet Banking?
A: You must first complete the Internet Banking registration form and submit it to us. Once your registration is received and processed you will receive an email of acceptance, but you must wait to sign in until the following day. You will make your own password and customer number during the registration process that you will use to sign into your internet banking profile. You must have an existing checking, savings or loan account before banking online.

Q: Can I create my own password that is easy for me to remember?
A: Yes. You may also go to User Options and change your password.

Q: What happens if I forget or lose my password?
A: Just click on the link to reset your password, simply answer your security questions that are in place. If you still have trouble just give us a call and we will take you through the steps needed to get back into the system immediately!
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