Salem Five Bank Offers Person-to-Person Payments with Zelle®

Salem, Mass., October 28, 2019 – Salem Five customers can now send, request and receive money from nearly anyone with a bank account in the U.S. using Zelle. Whether paying back a friend for last night's dinner, splitting costs while traveling, gifting, or sending and receiving money for emergencies, Zelle offers a fast, safe and easy way to send money to friends and family using Salem Five's mobile app, personal Salem Five checking account and online banking.

"Our goal is to offer great customer experiences, whether that's online or in person." said Rob Ames, Head of Digital Banking. "Zelle helps meet the needs of consumers on-the-go. Easily accessible from the Salem Five app, Zelle allows customers to send and receive money from almost anywhere."

Getting started is simple: After logging into Salem Five Online Banking, customers select "Send Money with Zelle®" and enter a trusted recipient's email address or U.S. mobile phone number to obtain a one-time verification code. Once verified, they're ready to start sending and receiving money with Zelle. When initiating a transfer, funds are sent directly to a recipient's bank account.

Committed to offering customers cutting-edge technology and services, Salem Five was one of the first financial institutions in the country to offer online banking; is one of the only Massachusetts-based banks to offer Live Chat; and was the first Massachusetts-based bank to offer Apple Pay®. Salem Five recently launched The Open Account - a single, consumer-checking choice, building on its legacy of offering premier customer experiences through innovative products and services.

About Zelle®

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Hilary Allard
The Castle Group for Salem Five
(617) 337-9524

Salem Five Bancorp is the parent bank holding company of Salem Five (, a mutual institution founded in 1855. Salem Five aims to make money less complicated and thereby make customers’ lives simpler and easier by offering sophisticated retail and commercial banking products, personalized service and innovative technology. Salem Five is one of the largest Massachusetts-headquartered banks with $5 billion in assets and 35 retail branches in Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk and Suffolk counties. Divisions include Salem Five Mortgage Company, which has financed more homes than any other Massachusetts bank; Salem Five Investment Services which offers financial and retirement income planning, portfolio review and money management; and Salem Five Insurance Agency, which provides personal and commercial insurance. Salem Five deposits are insured through the FDIC and DIF. Salem Five Mortgage Company’s NMLS # is 4662. Equal Housing Lender. Securities are offered through LPL Financial, member FINRA/SIPC. Life insurance products are offered through LPL Financial or its licensed affiliates. Insurance and investment products are not FDIC insured, not bank guaranteed, may lose value, not a deposit, and not insured by any federal government agency.


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