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Visa Alerts

Visa Alerts is a free service that monitors your HVFCU Visa Debit Card and Visa credit card authorizations through email and text message notifications. The alerts are great for tracking your spending, but they can also provide peace of mind by knowing that your cards are being monitored for unauthorized transactions.

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    Securely receive, pay, and track all of your bills online – avoiding the need to write checks, mail bills, or pay for postage.
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    Take an active role in managing your transactions, tracking your spending, and staying on top of your account balances.
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    Alerts notify you when and where your card was used, and how much was spent.

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Types of Notifications

Visa Alerts:

  • Authorizations for $20 or more
  • All phone or online purchases
  • All transactions outside of the United States
  • All gas purchases
  • Declined transactions

Key Features Tips for Recognizing Unfamiliar Authorizations

It is possible that you may not recognize an alert for a transaction that you did make. Below are some situations to consider:

  • Automatic bill payments that are set up for recurring billing, such as that for your cable or telephone bill, or a gym membership.
  • Large purchase that are divided into smaller transactions
  • Aggregated charges
  • Transactions made by other authorized users

Tips for Recognizing Unfamiliar Authorizations

It is possible that you may not recognize an alert for a transaction that you did make. Below are some situations to consider:

  • Automatic bill payments that are set up for recurring billing, such as that for your cable or telephone bill, or a gym membership.
  • Large purchase that are divided into smaller transactions
  • Aggregated charges
  • Transactions made by other authorized users

Useful Resources

Visa Checkout makes it easy to complete your online purchases by eliminating the need to fill out lengthy checkout forms.


Visa Checkout

While there is no charge by HVFCU to use Visa Alerts, standard text message rates apply if you choose your mobile phone as a means of notification. Please check with your particular service provider and plan for your text message rates.

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