Go Green with E-Statements
An easy way to help improve our planet is by reducing the amount of unnecessary paper we generate. Switching to E-Statements is an environmentally friendly way to eliminate paper waste while increasing your security against identity thieves. If you haven’t enrolled in E-Statements yet, these five benefits of going paperless may make you want to reconsider.
Reduces Identity Theft Risk
Mail fraud is a common method thieves use to steal your identity. E-statements will remove the worry that your statements may be delivered to the wrong address or stolen from your mailbox. Your statements can only be accessed by you with a secure password that you create.
Offers Convenient Access
Whether you’re on the go or relaxing at home, you can view your statements and account activity any time online or with our mobile app. You also have the option of downloading and saving your statements to your computer or printing at home if needed.
Cuts the Clutter
With paperless statements, you no longer have to worry about losing a statement or accidently leaving a paper trail for identity thieves. Plus, it eliminates sorting, filing and later shredding documents that accumulate throughout the year.
Helps the Environment
Going paperless has a positive impact on the environment by reducing the greenhouse gases produced in the paper manufacturing process. Statistics provided by Iron Mountain®, a Georgia United Shred Day partner, show that by eliminating just one ton of paper, 17 trees (each 50 feet tall), landfill space of three cubic yards and 20,500 gallons of water are saved.
It’s Free and Easy to Get Started
E-Statements are available to you at no cost. In a few simple steps, you can start accessing your statements online.
- Log in to Online Banking or if you've never logged in before, you'll need to first enroll
- Select 'Statements' in the top navigation
- Click on 'Settings' to enroll in E-Statements
- Once you have completed the registration process, you will receive an email confirming your registration
E-Statements are a safe way to access your account information on your terms. Remember to never share your online credentials with anyone. Georgia United Credit Union will never call and request your username or account password. If you have any questions or concerns about E-Statements, please contact our Member Care Center at 888.493.4328.
Be sure to stop by one of our free community Shred Day events to destroy unwanted personal documents containing personally identifiable information. Bring up to three boxes of documents – such as old checks, statements and medical documents – to one of our locations and Iron Mountain will securely shred and recycle your papers on site. We offer this free service to the community, so to tell your friends and neighbors.
Content provided for informational purposes only and should not be interpreted as legal advice on any subject matter.