Checking Accounts

Your money when and where you need it.

A checking account, also known as a share draft account at a credit union, is an important (and often underrated) tool in your personal financial toolbelt.


A checking account is a type of bank account that allows you to easily access your money - anytime, anywhere. Whether you need to make a deposit or withdraw money for daily transactions, a checking account is one of the most liquid accounts you can have. The main goal of a checking account is to keep your money safe and secure in the short term, so it’s available for you when and where you need it.


Learn more about opening a checking account with a credit union. 

Why should you consider a credit union?


Credit unions are focused on you, not shareholders. 

  • Credit unions have an interest in making their communities stronger and are focused on helping their members meet their financial potential. 
  • At a credit union, you can get more personalized service than you might receive at a bank. 

Because credit unions are not-for-profit and serve their members, profits are shared with members through:

  • Higher yields on savings accounts
  • Fewer and lower fees
  • Lower loan interest rates
  • Individualized lending flexibility

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