Covid Personal Resources

We're here to help.

Update as of March 15, 2021

Where is my stimulus payment? 

The federal government is now sending round three of Economic Impact Payments (EIP) in accordance with the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signed into law on March 11, 2021. The first batch of payments will be sent by direct deposit. Additional batches of payments will be sent in the coming weeks by direct deposit and through the mail as a check or debit card. 

United Bank is working closely with the Treasury Department to help eligible Americans receive those payments quickly, securely and safely. If you are expecting a payment, your funds will be made available to you immediately despite the transaction reflecting a pending status.

For the most up-to-date information related to your EIP payment and eligibility, visit IRS.gov/coronavirus. Please continue to monitor the IRS site for information. Additionally, the Get My Payment portal is available and is updated once per day.

We want to make sure you have access to all the financial services we offer to access your accounts without needing to visit a branch.


• Online Banking - Visit www.UnitedBank.com to enroll or access online banking

• Mobile Banking - Download our mobile app at on the Apple Store or Google Play by searching UB Mobi for consumer app and UB Biz for business app. Snap a picture and conveniently make your stimulus deposit

• Smart ATMS - Deposit your stimulus payment at one of our deposit taking ATMs available at all United Bank locations

• Telephone Banking - 251-368-7979 or 1-800-861-8752 to verify your stimulus deposit

United Bank is committed to being a responsible partner in the communities we serve.  We're here to help.

 

CARES Act

CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, is a law meant to address the economic fallout of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic in the United States. In addition to the relief payments to all eligible US residents and a substantial small business assistance program -- Paycheck Protection Program, tax credits for employee retention, and other tax measures meant to relieve the burden for the short term, there are significant allowances involving retirement plans and the ability to access those funds for emergency needs. One of the things the CARES Act does is drastically changes required minimum distribution rules for 2020:
  • Delays date for 2019 IRS contributions to July 15, 2020
  • Required minimum distributions waived for 2020 and do not have to be made up
  • For 401(k)s, the loan limit is the lesser of $100,000 or 100% of employee's vested account balance in the plan (for 180 days after enactment date of March 27, 2020). Hardship rules apply

For coronavirus-related hardship distributions from IRAs and 401(k)s:

  • Waives the 10% early withdrawal penalty tax
  • Exempts distributions from the mandatory 20% federal tax withholding
  • Permits re-contribution within three years
With many Americans struggling in 2020 because of the pandemic, having more flexibility on distributions can be beneficial. For more information on the CARES Act, visit 

Financial Resources

Financial Focus

Unexpected expenses are a part of life. Whether you need help with mortgage relief or debt management, or just want to learn healthy financial habits, visit our Financial Focus webpage for financial learning tools. There are even topics for teens and young adults to help them build a strong foundation for their financial future.

America Saves

America Saves has many COVID-19 resources available on their website to help during the coronavirus crisis. Articles include Pantry Shopping and Meal Planning Tips, Family Fun Ideas to Try While Sheltering in Place and Where to Get Financial Help during the crisis. There's even a decision tree you can download on deciding how to best apply your stimulus check.
For more information, visit https://americasaves.org/covid-19

Teach Children to Save

The American Bankers Association offers many useful tools to help teach children about money and develop a savings habit early in life. Click on the links below for fun ways for your kids to learn about personal finances and saving for the future.

How to Check Your Stimulus Payments

How to Check on Your Economic Impact Payments

The IRS has set up a website that will give you information about your payment status, your payment type, and whether the IRS needs more information from you, including bank account information.To check on the status of your Economic Impact Payment, visit https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment.

 

 

Return to top

Email Link Disclaimer

Notice: Because there is a risk that information transmitted via Internet email could fall into the wrong hands, United Bank suggests that confidential information, such as account numbers or social security numbers, not be transmitted via email. If this information must be stated, please contact United Bank by phone or at your nearest office. Thank you. If you "Continue", the link will open a new email message in your default email program.

Close |   Continue

×

External Link Disclaimer

United Bank has no control over information at any site hyperlinked to or from this Site. United Bank makes no representation concerning and is not responsible for the quality, content, nature, or reliability of any hyperlinked site and is providing this hyperlink to you only as a convenience. The inclusion of any hyperlink does not imply any endorsement, investigation, verification or monitoring by United Bank of any information in any hyperlinked site. In no event shall United Bank be responsible for your use of a hyperlinked site. If you "Continue", the link will attempt to open a new window. If it is unable to, the link will open in the current window.

Close |   Continue

×

Deluxe Corporation Link Disclaimer

As of July 1, 2015, United Bank is partnering with Deluxe Corporation for Personal & Business check orders. If this is the first time you have ordered checks since then, you need to contact your local branch or call 800.423.7026 to place your order. If you have ordered checks since July 1, 2015, please click continue to proceed.

If you choose to continue, you will be taken to Deluxe Corporation's website. The inclusion of this hyperlink does not imply any endorsement, investigation, verification or monitoring by United Bank of any information on this site. United Bank is not responsible for your use of the hyperlinked site.

Close |   Continue

×