Use Popmoney® Person-to-Person Payments to Pay Anyone Without Using Cash or Checks

With Popmoney Person-to-Person Payments you can:

  • Send money to your children in college
  • Pay your friends the money you owe them from eating dinner out
  • Chip in for a gift with several people
  • Send a reminder using the Request Money feature to someone who owes you

Popmoney is one of the free, new features in our new and improved Personal Online Banking System. It’s is a simple, convenient and secure way to send and receive money.

With Popmoney, you can “Pay Other People” anytime, anywhere.

There are 3 ways to send and receive money:

  1. Name and email address – The person you are sending money to will receive an email explaining how to accept the money.
  2. Name and mobile phone number – The person you are sending money to will receive a text message explaining how to accept the money, (message and data rates may apply)
  3. Account information (routing and account number) – The money will be deposited directly into your contact’s account. You will also have the option to send an email to your contact.

Here’s How it Works:

Sending Money

  1. Sign in to Personal Online Banking.
  2. Click on the Payments tab. If you have not used Bill Pay before, you will need to enroll. If you do not want to enroll in Bill Pay or are under the age of 18, follow the “Non-Bell State Bank & Trust Customers” instructions to receive money.
  3. Click on Popmoney.
  4. Start sending money for FREE from your bank account to anyone you owe or know. All you need is their cell phone number, email address or account information.

Hint: It’s a good idea to notify the recipient that you have sent them a payment using Popmoney.

Receiving Money

Bell State Bank & Trust Customers

  1. You will receive a Popmoney message through email or text letting you know that you have money waiting for you.
  2. Sign in to Personal Online Banking.
  3. Click on the Payments tab. If you have not used Bill Pay before, you will need to enroll. If you do not want to enroll in Bill Pay or are under the age of 18, follow the “Non-Bell State Bank & Trust Customers” instructions to receive money.
  4. Click on Popmoney.
  5. Click on Overview within the Popmoney window. This window will show any incoming payments you have. If you do not see your incoming payment, click on Preferences and verify your email address or mobile number that was used to send you the money.

Non-Bell State Bank & Trust Customers

  1. You will receive a Popmoney message through email or text, letting you know you have money waiting for you.
  2. Sign in to www.popmoney.com.
  3. Follow the easy instructions to receive your money.
  4. Popmoney will send you a confirmation letting you know when the money will be deposited into your account.

Hint: If you need help with Popmoney.com, please contact Popmoney’s customer service at 877-675-6378.


Popmoney is much easier than digging around for a checkbook, cash or searching for an envelope and stamps. Watch this video to learn more about how Popmoney works.

Video Highlights

  • How does Popmoney work? (0:52)
  • How fast does it work? (1:20)
  • Is Popmoney secure? (1:43)
  • Does the person I’m sending money to have to be a Bell State Bank & Trust customer? (2:11)
  • If someone sends me money through Popmoney. How do I get it? (2:41)

If you have more questions on how Popmoney Person-to-Person Payments works, you will see a Popmoney Help Center when you’re on the Popmoney screen in Personal Online Banking. You can also read our Popmoney FAQs, or call our Customer Service Center at 800-450-8949.

 

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