How to Nickname Your Accounts

Nicknaming your BECU accounts in Online Banking can be a great way to organize and personalize your budgeting and spending. Here's a quick guide that explains how to do it, and how you could benefit from it.

What Are Account Nicknames?

Account nicknames are a way to easily identify and personalize your accounts in Online Banking. Using this feature is especially helpful if you have multiple checking or savings accounts, credit cards, or other types of loans.

Benefits of Nicknaming Accounts

Designating a nickname for different checking and savings accounts, for example, can help you save for a certain financial goal, while naming your credit card accounts can help you manage budgeting and payments. Got multiple auto loans with a shared Online Banking account? You can try naming the loans after the type of car associated with each.

How to Nickname Your Accounts

Naming your accounts in Online Banking is easy and can be done as often as you'd like. Just follow these steps:

1. In Online Banking, click Edit Profile in the top-left corner of the home screen.

In Online Banking, click Edit Profile in the top-left corner of the home screen.

2. You'll be taken to the Profile Settings screen. Select Manage Account View

You'll be taken to the Profile Settings screen. Select Manage Account View.

3. This will take you to the Account Display menu, where you'll see a list of your accounts, including the account numbers, descriptions, and nicknames.

4. Under Account Nickname, simply type what you want to call that account. Click Save My Changes when done.

You'll then see your new nickname(s) appear in your Online Banking dashboard.

Extra tip: If you've set up an automatic savings plan with us, you can also use the Account Display screen to hide the account you've set to receive the automatic transfers. Just uncheck the Display Online box next to the account you want hidden, and you won't see that account in your Online Banking any longer. You can check this box at any time to see this account again.