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Paper Statements and e-Statements

You may have recently received information about how electronic statements can save you money! Bank of the James offers free eStatements and online banking. EStatements are the safe and secure way to receive your account statements, allowing you to view your statements online and at your convenience. Since you only print what you need, you also help the environment by reducing paper usage and waste.

  • Receive monthly emails notifying you that your eStatements are available
  • Retrieve your monthly eStatements electronically and securely through Online Banking
  • View your eStatements at any time, and at your convenience
  • View, download and save PDF statements, or print transaction documents free of charge
  • Each eStatement is available online for a full year. Prior statements are available upon request

For those currently receiving paper statements, we have updated this information as follows:

Effective March 1, 2020, Bank of the James will charge a $3.50 per statement fee for paper statements. This fee only applies to Jefferson Checking Accounts.

To sign up for eStatements, you must be enrolled in online banking. 

IMPORTANT EMAIL INFORMATION! Any name listed on an account can sign up for online banking. However, the primary account holder must have an established email address on record with Bank of the James. To do this, you may either 1) enroll in online banking by clicking THIS LINK, or 2) you may call your local branch and we will add the email address to your account.

You can learn more about other benefits of online banking HERE.

Real-Time Alerts – via email, text, or push notifications

Schedule Real-Time Alerts to inform you of specific account activity. Stay up to date on balances, transfer activity, deposits, and more with Real-Time Alerts delivered to you as scheduled.

  • Balance Notices: Notifications are produced based on a balance threshold you determine.
  • Withdrawal Notices: Notifications are produced when certain debit activity occurs on your account (ie: POS debits, automatic payments, checks)
  • Deposit Notices: Notifications are produced when certain deposit activity occurs on your account (ie: Direct Deposits, regular in-branch deposits)
  • Overdraft Protection Notices: Notifications are produced when transfers occur from a line of credit or savings account to cover an overdraft
  • Interest/Maturity Notices: Notification of deposited interest or CD maturity

There is no bank fee for this service, however your cell phone provider may impose a fee for incoming text messages or data usage. 

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