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Account Alerts

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Receive free timely notifications via email or text messages sent to your cell phone that alert you to information you need to manage your finances. 

Stay informed about your checking and/or savings account with our alerts feature – which is one of the services offered through Online Banking. Alerts can help you prevent late or overdraft fees, so be sure to keep your email up-to-date.

Typical account alerts include the following options:

  • Account balance falls below a specified amount
  • Account balance rises above a specified amount
  • Specified check number clears
  • Transaction over the given amount occurs
  • Direct deposit is made to an account
  • Daily notification of current account balance

It's easy to set up and it's free*:

1.   Click “New” in the “Messages” section found on the account list page and your checking and/or savings account balance pages.

2.    For each account (if you have multiple accounts) determine which alerts you wish to add and follow the prompts to choose how you would like your alert delivered (email or text message)

  • For email alerts – simply provide your email address
  • For text message alerts– refer to the chart below for your cell phone provider 

Phone Provider

Text Message Email Address

Also known as






Cingular, Go Phone, iPhone, Pacific Bell Wireless

Boost Mobile






Metro PCS






Sprint PCS






Virgin Mobile






3.    Submit your request – that’s it! You will receive alerts entitled “Requested Notification” that indicate the type of alert; these will be sent from ibanking@thefsb.com each time there is activity on your account and your alert is triggered.

To delete a request:

1.    Click on “Alerts/Messages” in the “Messages” section found on the account list page and your checking or savings account balance pages.
2.    Determine which account alert you wish to delete (if more than one is displayed). For more information, click on the alert numbers.
3.    Click “delete”.

*While alerts are a free service, your phone provider may charge for text messages.

The use of account alerts requires signing up for Online Banking. 

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