Find your current Hamilton State Bank checking account, to view the features and benefits of your new Ameris Bank account after the transition to Ameris Bank is complete on Monday, October 15. 

Current Account New Account on October 15 New Ameris Bank Account Information 
Foundation Checking

Senior Checking

ACCESS CHECKING
  • Online Banking with online bill pay, e-statements, email and text alerts
  • Mobile Banking with mobile bill pay and mobile check deposit
  • Text Banking
  • Telephone Banking
  • Visa® Debit Card
  • Unlimited check writing
  • Statements are generated on the 9th business day of every month
  • Free e-statements; paper statements available at a price of $2 per statement mailed; see below for more details

$8 monthly account price will be waived when any one of the following occurs during the statement cycle:

  • ACH deposits totaling $500 or more credited to your account, OR
  • 15 or more debit card point-of-sale transactions, OR
  • The checking account’s average daily balance (during the statement cycle) is $1,500 or greater

Lower the Account Price! Enroll in e-statements and enjoy $2 off the monthly account price, which will reduce the Access Checking monthly account price to $6, if assessed.

Customers Age 65 and Over: Receive a 25% discount on the monthly account price, if assessed, along with free wallet-style checks. Other check styles are available for purchase.

Hamilton Club Checking  AMENITY CHECKING

Learn More About Your Benefits. 

  • IDProtect® identity theft monitoring and resolution service1, that includes:
    • Credit file monitoring2 and alerts of key changes with Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion
    • Ability to request a 3-in-1 report every 90 days or upon receipt of a credit alert
    • Up to $10,000 in identity theft expense reimbursement3, and more
  • Cell phone protection3 – Receive up to $400 of replacement or repair cost for damaged or stolen phones
  • No minimum balance requirements on a savings account when a quarterly $25 scheduled transfer is established and maintained from your Amenity Checking account4
  • Complete access to online, mobile, text and telephone banking
  • Purchasing power with a Visa® debit card
  • Unlimited check writing

$8 Monthly Account Price

Lower the Account Price! Enroll in e-statements and enjoy $2 off the monthly account price, which will reduce the Amenity Checking monthly account price to $6.

The cell phone protection and IDProtect benefits offered with Hamilton Club Checking will continue without interruption. Be on the lookout for an additional letter outlining access instructions.

Relationship Checking

Hamilton Interest Checking

ADVANTAGE CHECKING
  • Earn interest on your account balance
  • An increased daily limit to $5,000 for debit card signature point-of-sale transactions, at your request
  • Access at any ATM nationwide, with all ATM fees reimbursed
  • Option to increase your Ameris Bank CD rate to a posted rate from our current rate sheet once during the term of the CD, at your request
  • No cost for all incoming domestic wires
  • No cost for Ameris Bank wallet style checks; other check styles are availablefor purchase
  • No cost for safe deposit box, when available
  • No cost for purchase of official checks
  • No minimum balance requirements on a savings account when a quarterly $25 scheduled transfer is established from your Advantage Checking account4
  • Complete access to online, mobile, text and telephone banking
  • Visa® debit card and unlimited check writing
  • Statements are generated on the 9th business day of every month
  • $20 monthly account price will be waived when the combined total of all related Ameris Bank current personal loan balances and average daily balances (during the statement cycle) within personal deposit accounts is $25,000 or greater.

Customers Age 65 and Over: Receive a 25% discount on the monthly account price, if assessed, along with free wallet-style checks. Other check styles are available for purchase.

 


1IDProtect service is a personal identity theft protection service available to account owner(s) and their joint account holders. The service is available to non-publicly traded businesses and their business owner(s) listed on the account (service not available to employees or authorized signers who are not owners). For revocable grantor trusts, the service is available only when a grantor is serving as a trustee and covers the grantor trustee(s). For all other fiduciary accounts, the service covers the beneficiary, who must be the primary member (Fiduciary is not covered). Service is not available to a “signer” on the account who is not an account owner. Service is not available to clubs,  organizations and/or churches and their members, schools and their employees/students.
Some of the benefits with IDProtect require registration and activation.
2Credit file monitoring may take several days to begin following activation.
3Special Program Notes: The descriptions herein are summaries only and do not include all terms, conditions and exclusions of the Benefits described. Please refer to the actual Guide to Benefit and/or insurance documents for complete details of coverage and  exclusions. Coverage is offered through the company named in the Guide to Benefit or on the insurance document. Guide to Benefit and insurance document will be included in follow-up letter.
Insurance Products are not insured by the FDIC or any Federal Government Agency; not a deposit of or guaranteed by the Bank or any Bank affiliate.
4 The quarterly savings account price is $11. If the savings account is enrolled to receive e-statements the quarterly savings account price is $9. The quarterly savings account price is not assessed when the qualifying scheduled transfer from the checking account occurs. The quarterly savings account price is not assessed when a $300 average daily balance is maintained within the savings account.