The holidays are approaching, and all year long, you’ve heard your parents talk about wanting a certain something. You know they’d never go out and buy it for themselves, so it’s the perfect present to surprise them with this year. Unfortunately, the price tag is a bit frightful. This year, go in on gifts with others and split the cost of the bill!
Using Zelle® to Get Paid Back is so Delightful
Splitting the cost of a big gift with your siblings is easy with Zelle®. Use Zelle® to easily send a request for the money you’re owed, and your sibling can quickly and safely send you money directly from their mobile banking app, even if you bank at different places. And the best part is, the money will be available to you in minutes!
How to Request Money for the Group Gift
Step 1: Log into Online Banking.
Step 2: Select BillPay. (Enroll in BillPay if you haven’t already. Once your account is verified, return to BillPay)
Step 3: Select “Request money with Zelle®”.
Step 4: Select your recipient (by entering their email address or mobile number), then type in the requested amount, add a little note such as “Mom and Dad’s Gift,” and click “Request”.
Pro-tip: For an even easier experience, have them enroll with Zelle® before sending your first request. You can send money to someone not yet enrolled, and they’ll get an email with instructions on how to do so. That’s it! No need to ask your siblings to run to the ATM or search for that checkbook they never use.
Payment requests to persons not already enrolled with Zelle® must be sent to an email address. U.S. checking or savings account required to use Zelle®. Transactions between enrolled users typically occur in minutes.