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Debit Alerts

debit-alerts-Landing-Page-Image.jpgGet Your Free Debit Card Alerts!

Staying in touch with your money has never been easier! With GTE Financial’s free debit card alerts, receive real-time updates in email and/or text. Not only is it a great tool to assist with money management, but debit alerts can also help you prevent fraud. If any suspicious activity occurs, you’ll be the first to know!


Debit Card Alert Fun Facts:

  • Debit Card alerts with GTE are FREE – you can sign up for email and/or text messages (Standard text messaging rates apply)
  • Alerts are for transactions AND fraudulent activity 
  • Alerts help you better track your money and can alert you to potential fraud quickly – Click for more info on reporting fraud
  • You must spend at least $20 for an alert to occur
  • You can set preferences, custom to you – simply re-register to update at any time
  • Receive alerts on purchases when you swipe your card, as well as ATM transactions (Special Note: Only ATM transactions at non-GTE ATMs will alert)
  • With alerts, you may also see a pre-authorization for a larger amount than you've spent, like at a gas station. They typically hold more than the actual charge.

SPECIAL NOTE: If at any time you receive a message that may indicate a fraudulent transaction, please call the number on the back of your debit card to report the activity right away or contact us at 1.888.871.2690 ext. 40401 or 1.800.449.7728 after-hours. Thank you for helping keep your money safe!

How to Sign Up:

  • Login to Online Banking
  • Hover over 'Security --> Alerts --> Debit Card' in the top navigation menu, and click.
  • This brings you to the 'Debit Alerts' page.
  • Click the 'Register Here' button and fill out the form requesting your phone number and card number.
  • Click 'Submit'

Didn’t get an alert? Here are the top 4 reasons:

  • Did you spend at least $20? Twenty dollars is the minimum threshold to receive an alert. If you are at a restaurant, your total before gratuity must amount to $20 or more
  • Did you use a GTE ATM? Currently, you will only receive alerts for transactions done at non-GTE ATMs.
  • Alerts can take up to 10 minutes from the time of transaction to arrive in your email or in a text message
  • Didn't get the confirmation? After you've completed registration for email and/or text alerts, you should receive a confirmation. If you do not, that may mean SPAM safeguards or security firewalls are prohibiting the alerts from coming through. This may happen if you are using an employer's email or another type of protected account for example. If you have an alternative contact, please try! Alerts will only start once the confirmation has been accepted.

How to Stop:

  • You can opt-out of text alerts at any time! Simply text STOP to 72488.
  • To unsubscribe from email alerts, please re-register within Online Banking.


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