Banking with Ally

Simple transfers. What's not to love?

Transfers – move money between accounts

It's fast, easy, and safe for you to move money around using Ally Online or Mobile Banking.

  • Move funds between your Ally accounts
  • Transfer funds between your Ally and non-Ally accounts
  • Schedule transfers up to a year in advance

Popmoney – pay other people online

Popmoney® is a simple way to pay other people, anytime. It's faster than paying by check and you can pay just about anyone.

  • Send money to your friends and family – it's as simple as sending a text or email
  • Use an email address or phone number – no need to share bank account info
  • Get Popmoney for free with Online Banking
 
 

Send money

You owe your friend for buying your lunch... Learn more

Receive money

Your aunt usually sends you a birthday card with money in it... Learn more

 

Send money

1. You get home from lunch and need to pay your friend back before you forget

Get started:

  • Log in at ally.com
  • Go to Transfer Funds > Other People
  • On your first visit, we'll ask you to verify your mobile phone number
  • You're ready to pay your friend back
 

Send money

2. Enter your friend's info

Simply use their email address or mobile phone number to set up a payment.

or

Enter your friend's U.S. bank account information to send money directly to their account.

 

Send money

3. That's it – scratch that off your to-do list

Your friend will get a text or email to go to popmoney.com/ally and follow the easy steps to deposit the money online.

or

If you used their bank account info, the payment will be automatically deposited.

Learn more about receiving a Popmoney payment

 

Receive money

1. This year, your aunt sent your birthday money through Popmoney

If your aunt used your email address or mobile phone number, you get a message letting you know you have a payment waiting in Popmoney.

or

If your aunt used your Ally account info, the payment will be automatically deposited – you don't need to do anything else.

 

Receive money

2. Time to deposit the money

If your aunt used your phone number or email address:

  • Log in at ally.com
  • Go to Transfer Funds > Other People
  • Then, choose the Ally account where the money will go
 

Receive money

3. That's it – don't spend it all in one place

As simple as that was, next time it will be even easier! Just have future Popmoney payments sent automatically to the same account.

Learn more about sending a Popmoney payment

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Frequently asked questions

  • How long do online transfers take?

    Between Ally Bank accounts: Transfers between your Ally Bank accounts take place immediately.

    Between Ally Bank and non-Ally Bank accounts: Transfers from an Ally Bank account to a non-Ally Bank account usually take 3 business days.

    To see how long your transfer will take to show up in your bank account, view our ACH Transfers Tutorial.

  • Can I set up recurring and scheduled transfers?

    Yes. You can set up a scheduled or recurring transfer. Simply log in at allybank.com and go to Transfer Funds. Specify the amount of the transfer, the date range, and the frequency of transfer. We'll take care of the rest.

    With Ally Mobile Banking, you can schedule one-time transfers within your Ally accounts and between your Ally and non-Ally accounts. You can also view, edit, or cancel the next scheduled transfer in a recurring series. Log into our Mobile Banking site–m.allybank.com–or download the Ally Mobile Banking app for iPhone® or Android™. View all your transfers online or from your mobile device.

  • How does Popmoney® work?

    All you need to get started is an Ally checking, savings or money market account. Once you're enrolled in Online Banking, you already have access to Popmoney.

    • Log in at ally.com and go to Transfer Funds > Other People. Schedule one-time or recurring payments to friends and family who have a U.S. bank account, or check on any pending Popmoney payments someone else might be sending you.
    • Use an email address or mobile phone number, or bank account information to send and receive money.
      • Email address or mobile phone: If you're sending money, enter the recipient's email address or mobile phone number. If you're receiving money, you'll receive an email or text telling you someone has sent you a payment. If this is your first time receiving a payment using Popmoney, you'll be directed to popmoney.com/ally to get instructions on how to deposit the money.
      • If the sender used your mobile number and you haven't deposited the money in 3 days, you'll get a reminder by text. Standard message and data rates may apply.

      • Bank account information (through your routing and account number): The money will be directly deposited into the recipient's bank account. The sender may notify the recipient personally by email but isn't required to do so.
  • How is Popmoney® different from other payments services like PayPal®?

    Unlike other payments services, Popmoney is offered by banks. No need for a separate account.

    Just log in to your online bank account to:

    • Send money securely from your Ally checking, savings or money market account
    • Receive money securely into your Ally checking, savings or money market account
    • Track all payment activity
  • Is Popmoney® secure?

    Yes, Popmoney is secure. We are serious about protecting your personal information.

    Be confident that all your transactions are protected by our Online Banking Guarantee.

  • How will I know if someone has sent me money using Popmoney®?

    You will receive a payment notification by text or email.

    • Email address: You will receive an email with instructions on how to collect the payment. If this is your first time using Popmoney, you will be directed to popmoney.com/ally.

    • Mobile phone: You will receive a text message on the sender's behalf with instructions on how to collect the payment. If you don't act within 3 days, you will receive a text message reminding you of the payment. Standard message and data rates may apply.

    • Bank account information (through your routing and account number): The money will be directly deposited into your bank account. The sender may notify you by sending you an email but isn't required to do so.

  • How do I view or make changes to a pending transfer?

    It’s easy to manage your transfers:

    • Log in to your account
    • Go to "I want to" on the right-hand side of the page
    • Choose the Ally accounts or Ally and non-Ally accounts link under View pending transfers
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You can call us at 1-877-247-ALLY (2559), chat with us online or email us anytime you like.