uChecking

Our UChecking account, for younger members between the ages of 13 and 25, was custom designed with your lifestyle in mind.

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This is the ideal account for members who are beginning to manage their own money. There’s no direct deposit or minimum balance required and by meeting a few easy requirements, you can earn ATM fee rebates. Features include:

UChecking Features

  • No monthly service fee with activity*
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Qualified UChecking benefits include:
    • Up to $15.00 in ATM fee rebates

To qualify for upgraded UChecking benefits you must have a minimum of fifteen (15) debit card purchases posted per month and enroll in online statements.

*See our Rate & Fee Schedule for more information.

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

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UChecking Features

  • No monthly service fee with activity*
  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Qualified UChecking benefits include:
    • Up to $15.00 in ATM fee rebates

To qualify for upgraded UChecking benefits you must have a minimum of fifteen (15) debit card purchases posted per month 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
No
No
.25% APY‡
.05% APY or .40% APY‡
Overdraft Protection
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Unique Product Benefits
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Foreign Transaction Fee (purchases only)
1%
1%
No§
No§ (with qualifications)

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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Whether you’re accessing your American Airlines Federal Credit Union accounts on the go with your laptop, smartphone, tablet or desktop computer, our digital banking experience provides you with quick and convenient services.

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