PERSONAL CHECKING ACCOUNTS

Checking options that fit your lifestyle? Check.

Which of our great checking accounts is right for you? We offer accounts with no service fees and low service fees, accounts that draw interest, accounts with rewards—and definitely an account that’ll fit the way you manage your money.

Checking Comparison Chart

Here they are, all in one place—so you can see at a glance which of our checking accounts is the perfect fit for you.

Your BenefitsFree CheckingVIP Free Interest checking50+ Free Interest CheckingPerformance+ Checking
Requirements None Direct Deposit or automatic payment One owner 50 years or older None
Minimum Balance to Open $50 $50 $50 $50
Monthly Service Fee None None None $8.00 if balance falls below $1,000
Interest Bearing No Yes1 Yes1 Yes1
Interest Tiers N/A Single Tier Single Tier >= $2,500 
>= $25,000 
>= $50,000
ATM Fees Access to over 25,000 surcharge-free ATMs. $2.50 per withdrawal for out of network ATMs2
Personal Checks Customer pays for checks.
Overdraft In the case of an overdraft, a $33.00 per item or $165 daily max overdraft fee will apply.

 

All of our accounts come with the following benefits:
  • Debit cards with no monthly fees
  • Free online banking and bill pay
  • Free mobile banking with mobile check deposit
  • Free online statements
  • Free access to VISA® Checkout

1Simple interest compounded monthly.

2ATM Fees: When you use an ATM, you may be charged a fee by the ATM operator or any network used to complete the transaction, and you may be charged a fee for a balance inquiry at an ATM. "Out of Network" means ATM transactions occurring out of the MoneyPass, NETs or Shazam Privileged status ATM networks. For in-network ATM options, go to www.greatwesternbank.com/locations. ATMs outside of the United States are also considered out-of-network ATMs.

All checking products and services are subject to applicable customer agreements, terms and conditions. Offers apply to personal checking accounts only; business and corporate accounts do not qualify. Bank rules and regulations apply. Minimum opening deposit is only $50.