Priority Checking

Everyday checking with the ability to earn additional benefits for doing a few simple things each month.

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Earn $25

When you open a new checking account.

Offer Details

If you use your debit card for all your everyday spending, our Priority Checking might be the best fit for you. By meeting a few easy requirements, you can earn upgraded benefits including a Priority dividend rate. Features include:

Priority Checking Features

  • No monthly service fee
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Monthly dividend

Qualified Priority Checking benefits include

  • Up to $20.00 in ATM fee rebates
  • A higher dividend earned on account
  • Foreign Transaction Fee rebate on purchases

To qualify for upgraded Priority Checking benefits on a monthly basis you must have a minimum of fifteen (15) debit card purchases posted per month, maintain a direct deposit of $250.00 or more and enroll in online statements.

* See our Rate & Fee Schedule for more information.

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Priority Checking Features

  • No monthly service fee
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Monthly dividend

Qualified Priority Checking benefits include

  • Up to $20.00 in ATM fee rebates
  • A higher dividend earned on account
  • Foreign Transaction Fee rebate on purchases

To qualify for upgraded Priority Checking benefits on a monthly basis you must have a minimum of fifteen (15) debit card purchases posted per month, maintain a direct deposit of $250.00 or more and enroll in online statements.

* See our Rate & Fee Schedule for more information.

Tools & Resources

We also provide additional tools and resources to help you manage your finances and learn as you go.

Checking Account Features

Checking Comparison



Monthly Service Fees
$0
$0 with direct deposit of $250 or more‡
$0 with $750 minimum daily balance‡
$0
Dividend Bearing
.05% APY or .40% APY‡
No
.25% APY‡
No
Overdraft Protection
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Unique Product Benefits
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Foreign Transaction Fee (purchases only)
No§ (with qualifications)
1%
No§
1%

APY = Annual Percentage Yield

‡ Qualifications required. See our Rate & Fee Schedule for more information.

§ Receive a monthly foreign transaction fee rebate when you use your debit card for international purchases. 

Checking Comparison

APY = Annual Percentage Yield

‡ Qualifications required. See our Rate & Fee Schedule for more information.

§ Receive a monthly foreign transaction fee rebate when you use your debit card for international purchases. 

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