Online bill payment is Ascend’s free electronic bill payment service.
Yes. You can schedule weekly, semi-monthly and monthly recurring payments. The final payment of a recurring payment scheme is designated by a 'Final Payment Date'.
Online bill payment registration is easy! The first time you attempt to access the bill payment section of online banking, you will be prompted to begin online registration. You are first requested to read and accept the authorization disclosure. Failure to accept the disclosure terms prevents the registration process from proceeding. Once the disclosure is agreed to, you complete the online registration form.
You may begin using online bill payment immediately after registration!
When you update the information for the bill payment account, the changes are implemented virtually instantaneously.
No, only checking accounts can be used for bill payment purposes.
You can schedule payments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
All bill payment transactions become part of the online banking transaction history and show up in personal financial management applications when the transaction history is downloaded.
To add a new payee, type the name of the payee in the “Need to pay someone new?” entry box near the top right of the screen. As you type, we will try to match what you are typing to one of our known payees. If you see the payee in the drop down list, click the name and the click the Add button. If you do not see the name in the drop down, don’t worry; just complete typing the name of your payee and click the Add button. We will then ask you for some information about your payee: Account Number – this is your account number with the payee.