If you just received a Bank of Edwardsville Secured Visa Card in the mail, you will need to find a way to stay on top of your finances. By keeping your account up-to-date, you will be able to use your secured card to build up your credit until you can be accepted for a better credit option. Registering for an online banking account through Elan Financial Services (the card-issuer) is a convenient way for cardholders to manage their finances. This online banking service will enable you to view and print monthly statements, update your personal information, pay bills, perform balance transfers, review your past transactions, and more. To help you take advantage of these financial tools, we have provided a guide below on how to log into and register for an online banking account. If you have not yet activated your card, you will also find instructions on how to activate a new credit card. Scroll down to get started.
First, you will need to navigate to the EFS login page and locate the Login window. When you have found the appropriate page, enter your Personal ID in the indicated field and click the Continue button to continue to the next step.
After your personal ID has been provided, you will be asked to provide your Password before clicking the Login button to be granted access to your online account.
If you ever happen to forget your personal ID, you can access the ID retrieval page by clicking the Forgot your Personal ID? link (in the first login window). On the retrieval page, you will need to enter the below information where indicated.
Now, click Submit and retrieve your forgotten ID by following the instructions found in the subsequent pages.
For a forgotten password, click the Forgot your Password? link (in the second login window) and enter the following information on the subsequent page:
After the above information has been provided, click Submit to save your new password.
Call the activation phone number immediately above to activate your card (if you have not already done so) and a EFS representative will be able to assist you. Now that your card is activated, you can enroll in credit card account access by clicking the Secure registration link found just above the activation number and entering the below information on the linked page.
Next, you will be required to create your Personal ID and your Password. If you would like to receive special offers for your new credit card, supply your Email Address. Finally, click Submit to complete the enrollment process.
Now that your card is enrolled for online account access, you can manage your finances from any of your smart devices or computers. We hope that our guide has been helpful and we thank you for visiting Card Reviews. Happy banking!