Great Start Checking

Great Start Checking is the perfect first checking account for students on the go. With a low opening deposit of $50, you have an account with no minimum balance, no monthly service fee and eServices to make managing money convenient and easy.

Benefits for Students:
  • Bank anywhere - Online and Mobile Banking makes it quick and easy to check your accounts, transfer money and more.
  • Mobile Deposits - Use your smart phone to deposit checks.
  • Debit Card Controls - Enable or disable your debit card to reduce fraud.
  • ATM reimbursement - Receive fee reimbursement of up to $10 a month if you have to use another bank’s ATM.
  • MyLife Personal Financial Management Tool - Budget to meet your financial goals.
  • Scholarship opportunity - Apply for a chance to earn one of two $500 scholarships awarded each year. Click here for Great Start Scholarship instructions.
Benefits for Parents:
  • Joint access - Help your student manage their account.
  • Set limits - Set limits to help your student learn how to manage their money responsibly.
  • Account Alerts - Receive notifications of activity on the account.
Account Requirements:
  • Student must be 22 years or younger
  • Accountholders 17 years and younger must have a joint account with an adult
  • $50 minimum deposit to open account
  • Monthly eStatements

To learn more, talk to a Personal Banker at any of our convenient locations .


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