Account Security Features Help Protect Your Money This Holiday Season

Holiday season means fraud season. We’re here to help protect you and your accounts!


Use Abbeville First’s Debit Card On/Off feature:

To access your debit card controls:

Login to your online banking

On the left column menu, select “Debit Card on/off” (first option under “other”, third to last option overall).

When the screen with your cards comes up, click the 3 vertical dots on the card you want to control. This will pop up a menu with options:

To turn OFF your debit card (this prevents ALL transactions, in person and online):

1. Select “Disable Card.”

To control your debit card usage (this prevents certain kinds of transactions):

2. Select Merchant Controls to choose what type of stores you do NOT want to allow. (Gas stations, restaurants, etc.)

3. Select Transaction Controls to choose which points-of-purchase you do NOT want to allow. (Online, Mail/Phone order, ATMs, etc.)

Debit Card Controls:account screenshot for debit card controls

Merchant Controls:

Transaction Controls:



Use Abbeville First’s Account Alerts features:

To access your account and transaction alert controls:

Login to your online banking.

In the blue bar at the top of the screen, on the far right, select the “cog” icon for your menu options.

When the screen with your options pops up, click on “Alerts” (first option under “Personalize,” first option at top in white section).

On the next screen you will be able to choose whether you want to set custom notifications for your account balances as well security alerts for any time your information, settings, or preferences change. Choose whether to receive these notifications via email or SMS (or both!).

Account Settings:


Account Alerts:

Security Alerts: